Holiday Travel Will Feature Packed Planes as Airlines Scale Back Flights

If you’re planning to travel this holiday season, you’re not alone - which may be reason enough to reconsider. Cheap airfare, pandemic fatigue and a desire to see family has fueled holiday ticket sales. Some say that air travel is relatively safe compared to other modes of shared travel, given the HEPA filters used in planes. However, the airport remains a hotbed for germs, especially among asymptomatic travelers. The cutoff to decide about travel should be this week, to allow quarantine time.