Bloomberg Law
May 9, 2020, 11:49 PM

U.S. Airlines Endorse Fever Checks as Covid-19 Safety Measure

Hailey Waller
Hailey Waller
Bloomberg News

Airlines for America, the trade group representing large airlines, said it would support fever checks for passengers and employees carried out by the Transportation Security Administration.

The TSA and airlines have been in talks about starting fever checks, though no decision has been announced by the agency.

Airport Screeners May Check for Fever Under Plan Being Discussed

In a statement Saturday, the airline group, whose members have been hard-hit by declining ticket sales, said the checks would “add an extra layer of of protection for passengers as well as airline and airport employees.”

The group said it would back ...

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