On May 4, Air Canada introduced the CleanCare+ program, which includes safety measures for dealing with COVID-19. We spoke with Mark Galardo, Vice President of Network Planning and Alliances at Air Canada, about the steps they have taken to make travelling as safe as possible.
“We launched a new program two weeks ago called CleanCare+,” Galardo said. “Since May 15, you have a mandatory infrared temperature check before you board an Air Canada flight. Until June 30, we’re going to be blocking adjacent seats. Everyone will be given a care kit, including hand sanitizer and wipes.”
“There will also be electrostatic sprayers that will come in to disinfect the whole cabin during a turn (after a plane has landed and before it takes off again). Masks have been made mandatory for customers and crew for a while now.”
Mark Galardo is hopeful that the new CleanCare+ measures will encourage people to want to fly again. “There are quite a lot of measures that we’ve put in place to make sure that the travel experience is safe and that we restore confidence.”
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We spoke with Air Canada about its new CleanCare+ safety measures