We found this New York Times article by Tariro Mzezewa and knew we needed to share it.

Here are some tips for cleaning your area of a plane and keeping healthy on a flight, courtesy of Andrew Mehle, associate professor of medical microbiology and immunology at the University of Wisconsin Madison.

According to Mehle, the key points are these:

  • Choose A Window Seat

  • Disinfect Hard Surfaces

“Wiping down surfaces on a plane won’t hurt, as long as it doesn’t give you a false sense of security,” Andrew Mehle, associate professor of medical microbiology and immunology at the University of Wisconsin Madison, said, stressing that sanitizing your space on a plane should be done in conjunction with washing hands and following other best practices.

Of course, Mehle offered much more detail. The how’s and the why’s of his advice. For all the details, please check out this link to the full article: How to Disinfect Your Airplane Space