Coronavirus: Easyjet to resume flights from Geneva in mid-June

Low-cost airline Easyjet will again fly to and from Geneva, starting on June 15th.

The airline announced on Thursday, May 21st, that it would resume services to and from a number of European cities.

As yet, the routes will include Barcelona, Lisbon, Nice and Porto. 

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After grounding planes due to the coronavirus crisis, Easyjet would again open up a limited number of routes based on customer demand. 

The airline said it hoped demand would be high on the selected routes, saying it needed to again generate revenue in order to survive the crisis. 

Safety measures

The British airline company said passengers would be expected to comply with strict hygiene standards. 

All passengers and cabin crew will be required to wear masks – with passengers expected to bring their own. 

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The airline promised “enhanced cleaning of all planes”, with hand sanitiser and cleaning wipes available on board. 

Despite previously saying it would consider blocking off all middle seats to better ensure social distancing, Easyjet on said this was no longer on the table. 

Some airports indicated they would temperature scan passengers before flying. 

Food will no longer be offered on board. 


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