France-UK: social distancing on aeroplanes

A Ryanair flight takes off
Social distancing measures are unlikely to be in place on flights

How does social distancing on aeroplanes currently work and what are the health measures airlines have put in place for passengers travelling between the UK and France?

Travel restrictions between the UK and France relating to Covid-19 have been significantly eased, meaning more people are choosing to holiday, visit second homes or friends and family. For those choosing to fly, most airlines have made changes to ensure safe travel but it is unlikely that any strict social distancing measures will apply in planes. 

Ryanair

Before setting off, passengers are being encouraged to check in online and to not fly if they are displaying any symptoms of Covid-19, such as a cough or a temperature. At the airports, passengers will be asked to scan their own boarding pass and to place their luggage on the belt themselves. 

According to the Ryanair website, all planes are fitted ...

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