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Flights for vaccinated passengers

kbuena
New Arrival

Have you considered earmarking certain flights for vaccinated passengers only?

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Re: Flights for vaccinated passengers

TheMiddleSeat
Top Contributor

I have seen the travel industry is pushing to exempt vaccinated travelers from testing requirements, but I haven't seen anything about vaccinated only flights. In theory, once vaccinated, a person could be surrounded by infected people and still be safe so I don't know why an airline would limit themselves to only vaccinated people. Yes, I know there's no 100% guarantee with the vaccine, but generally speaking that's the idea.

 

What benefits or reasons would you suggest for an airline to limit flights to only vaccinated people? 

 

--TheMiddleSeat

Re: Flights for vaccinated passengers

gsking
Active Member

Completely not feasible.  They are flying limited routes with the current demand.   Expecting them to create additional underbooked flights would just create more lost revenue. 

 

And for what?   Why would vaccinated people care who else is on their flight?   Or unvaccinated people?   Neither is any more or any less at risk from this policy. 

Re: Flights for vaccinated passengers

Luis741
New Arrival
@kbuena FaceTime wrote:

Have you considered earmarking certain flights for vaccinated passengers only?


Though no country has announced a mandatory vaccination requirement yet, it’s “very possible” that some will once vaccinations become freely available, said Sharona Hoffman, co-director of the Law-Medicine Center at Case Western Reserve University School of Law.