Boeing research shows disinfectants kill virus on airplanes

Joann Muller, author of Navigate Electrostatic spraying of disinfectant. Photo: Delta Air Lines Boeing and researchers at the University of Arizona say their experiment with a live virus on an unoccupied airplane proves that the cleaning methods currently used by airlines are effective in destroying the virus that causes COVID-19. Why it matters: Deep cleaning aircraft

15 deaths in the airline industry in 9 days linked to coronavirus. Why are planes still flying?

  Scene at a nearly empty terminal at Los Angeles International Airport, where the number of people traveling by plane has plummeted amid the coronavirus pandemic. (Francine Orr/Los Angeles Times) By Kiera FeldmanStaff Writer  April 20, 2020 10:30 AM UPDATED 11:13 AM Somehow, word got around among retired New York City firefighters about a perfect second-career