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12 Things You Won’t See in Airports Anymore

Reader's Digest Logo By Emma Taubenfeld of Reader's Digest | Slide 1 of 13: With most of travel on “pause” due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s safe to say that the aspects of traveling we have become accustomed to won’t be back to normal for a very long time, if ever at all. Maybe face masks will be given with the complimentary drink and pretzels on airplanes. Paper towels and toilet paper may remain scarce. Coughing may legally prevent you from boarding the plane. At this point, nothing is for certain, but we asked some travel experts what their predictions are for the airline industry post-coronavirus particularly in airports and they all seem to agree that traveling will be completely altered, similarly to how drastic changes were implemented after 9/11. Even if you decide not to hop on a plane for a while after reading what experts have to say, see why you should still use your vacation days in quarantine.

With most of travel on “pause” due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s safe to say that the aspects of traveling we have become accustomed to won’t be back to normal for a very long time, if ever at all. Maybe face masks will be given with the complimentary drink and pretzels on airplanes. Paper towels and toilet paper may remain scarce. Coughing may legally prevent you from boarding the plane. At this point, nothing is for certain, but we asked some travel experts what their predictions are for the airline industry post-coronavirus particularly in airports and they all seem to agree that traveling will be completely altered, similarly to how drastic changes were implemented after 9/11. Even if you decide not to hop on a plane for a while after reading what experts have to say, see why you should still use your vacation days in quarantine.

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