Passengers on a flight between New York and Chicago on Monday were forced to sit next to one another, without being able to adhere to the social distancing guidelines recommended by the majority of governments to curb the spread of coronavirus.
American Airlines insisted it would only be selling up to «50 percent» middle seats last week.
Passengers wearing mandatory masks could be seen boarding... Еще and sitting next to one another, but the cabin was clearly mostly full.
One passenger, Belle Chang, said her flight was «85 percent full,» and that she «had to sit in the middle seat with the two other people right next to» her.
The US has close to 1,400,000 confirmed coronavirus cases and at least 84,000 related deaths, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.