Beginning this week, Delta, in partnership with
the TSA, is rolling out antimicrobial bins to automated screening
lanes in Atlanta, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Los Angeles, New
York-LaGuardia and New York-JFK.
The airline says it will evaluate opportunities
for expansion to other markets following the launch in the
The new bins prevent the growth of a broad
spectrum of bacteria through antimicrobial technology that is
built into the bin and continuously minimizes the presence of
microbes throughout the binís lifecycle.
From blocking middle seats into January 2021 to
changing high-grade HEPA air filters twice as often as
recommended, this update builds on Deltaís already robust onboard
cleanliness efforts as part of the Delta CareStandard.
Layers of protection at the airport include
touchless check-in with the Fly Delta app, plexiglass shields at
all Delta check-in counters, distancing markers, hand sanitizer
stations at check-in lobbies, at the gate, in Delta Sky Clubs and
on all Delta-owned jet bridges, and electrostatic spraying across
all of the airports Delta serves in the U.S. Ė including
electrostatic spraying in the customs areas of all international