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American Airlines Bans Wearing Too Much Personal Protection Equipment On Board

American Airlines Bans Wearing Too Much Personal Protection Equipment On Board

Old Sep 16, 2020, 4:58 pm
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American Airlines Bans Wearing Too Much Personal Protection Equipment On Board

Our customers can be creative when it comes to face coverings. Thanks to your photos and descriptions of customers’ Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), we want to share the types of “recreational” items and PPE that are not allowed on our flights. Specifically:
  • Personal face / body tents
  • Personal face / body pods
  • Personal air purifiers / refreshers
  • Ozone generators
https://viewfromthewing.com/american...ment-on-board/
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Old Sep 16, 2020, 5:22 pm
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Love that body tent picture. I saw something similar on a flight in June.
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Old Sep 16, 2020, 5:39 pm
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I wonder if the body pod/tent comes with it's own personal tray for PDB's and snacks. Maybe it has a outlined 12" x 3" section molded into the tray for the cheese plate to fit snugly.
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Old Sep 16, 2020, 7:25 pm
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Ha! But, I agree, the oxygen mask and life vests won't work very well with those pods... And that takes priority over the pods, for better or worse.
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Old Sep 17, 2020, 7:10 am
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Originally Posted by Spanish
Love that body tent picture. I saw something similar on a flight in June.
Learnt something today!
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Old Sep 17, 2020, 8:11 am
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Wow just wow. I am just too boring normal.
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Old Sep 17, 2020, 8:48 am
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Originally Posted by AndyPatterson
Ha! But, I agree, the oxygen mask and life vests won't work very well with those pods... And that takes priority over the pods, for better or worse.
These pods may help for a few seconds as a smoke hood with very limited amount of breathable air. On the flip side, you don't want all that plastic melting on your skin in case of a fire evac.
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Old Sep 17, 2020, 7:27 pm
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Pretty sure that body tent wouldn't be allowed by FAA regulations anyway; it certainly isn't an approved device for use on an aircraft. This seems just like making it explicit, just like they are already explicit about non-approved baby devices not being allowed for takeoff and landing.
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Old Sep 18, 2020, 5:09 am
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Glad to see that my preferred option in PPE is still allowed onboard. Still must remember my hand sanitiser though.

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Old Sep 18, 2020, 8:50 am
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Originally Posted by 3544quebec
Glad to see that my preferred option in PPE is still allowed onboard. Still must remember my hand sanitiser though.

Awesome 😊
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Old Sep 18, 2020, 9:30 am
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Just remember.. someone on this very forum a few months ago was asking about wearing full body suits.
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Old Sep 18, 2020, 10:36 am
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The face tents don't strike me as a safety issue. For some who are immunocompromised, what are the odds of death in contracting COVID-19 vs. dying as a result of a sudden cabin depressurization/crash landing? You aren't going to survive an uncontrolled crash landing anyway, so who cares if you didn't have time to don the oxygen mask so you have the ability to witness your own death as you rapidly descend from 30,000 feet. But not being able to use a face tent my keep some people from flying altogether.
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Old Sep 18, 2020, 10:57 am
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Originally Posted by 3544quebec
Glad to see that my preferred option in PPE is still allowed onboard. Still must remember my hand sanitiser though.

Be ready to cough up some extra $$$ in excess weight... Please, remember to connect your air supply!
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Old Sep 18, 2020, 11:00 am
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Originally Posted by jcf27
Be ready to cough up some extra $$$ in excess weight... Please, remember to connect your air supply!
I'm more worried about going to the lavatory - or does one of those tubes take care of that?
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Old Sep 18, 2020, 11:28 am
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What's with the

NO FLU
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sign on the seat? Ort is it something the blog added?
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