As of Monday, airline Air France will measure the temperature of passengers. The company announces this through a press release.
The temperature is measured via special infrared thermometers installed on board. The thermometers can measure body temperature from a distance. Passengers with a temperature above 38 degrees are no longer allowed to fly and are requested to disembark.
For Air France, measuring the temperature is part of an accumulation of measures to be able to operate again. Airplanes are now cleaned more often and passengers are no longer sitting directly next to each other. The staff also wear mouth masks. Society also demands this from travelers.
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