A GP guide to air travel and SARS-CoV-2

With the prospect of international air travel no longer a flight of fancy, it is vital that we are able to navigate the risks and implications posed by COVID-19

Now SARS-CoV-2 vaccination programs are getting started, and Qantas has optimistically announced that flights to the UK and US will recommence in July this year, the risks of COVID-19 for international air travel are more relevant than ever.

The International Air Transport Association states that “flying remains one of the safest travel alternatives during COVID-19”.1