Delta Air Lines and Mayo Clinic Working To Make Travel Safer

Delta engages Mayo Clinic experts to advise on making travel even safer
Courtesy: Delta

Delta Air Lines and Minnesota based Mayo Clinic are working together to make travel safer in light of COVID-19. This engagement builds upon Delta’s existing Delta Care Standard of superior care and cleanliness and to mitigate the risk of transmitting COVID-19 during travel for customers and employees.

“There’s nothing more important than the health and safety of our people and our customers. As we continue adjusting our business to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 transmission, there’s no organization in the world better equipped than the Mayo Clinic to act as Delta’s medical advisor,” said Ed Bastian, CEO – Delta Air Lines. “The role Mayo will play in testing our employees and advising on safety practices at airports and work spaces will help deliver the additional layers of protection needed to safeguard our customers and employees.”

“The health and safety of employees and customers continues to be our priority during this time of unprecedented uncertainty,” says Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., president and chief executive officer, Mayo Clinic. “Mayo Clinic’s expertise in infection prevention and control, as well as our research on COVID-19, provides us with expert insight to support Delta through advisory services, helping to implement best practices to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.”

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