What it’s really like to fly during the coronavirus pandemic

Torri Donley

Ten seconds into the welcome-aboard greeting on a Southwest Airlines flight from Providence, Rhode Island, to Chicago on Father’s Day, the flight attendant launched into the usual script about in-flight service. “Shortly after takeoff, we’ll offer complimentary soft drinks,” she said, before catching herself and giving the COVID-19 version of the food-and-drink service […]