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Image caption Data on how the coronavirus can spread between aircraft passengers is in short supply. Air passengers should have restricted access to toilets on flights as part of wide-ranging coronavirus safety recommendations, a UN agency has said. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) guidelines also include limiting or suspending food and drink services on short-haul flights. The new guidelines are designed to protect air passengers and workers from the Covid-19 virus as lockdown eases. Airlines could see revenues plunge £314bn in 2020, the ICAO added. The aviation industry has been struggling as lockdown measures around the world have limited flights and passenger numbers. As those travel restrictions begin to ease, the ICAO has issued guidelines for governments, with the aim of airlines and airports having a unified response when trying to keep passengers and staff safe from coronavir... Full story

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