What’s It Like to Fly During COVID
There are some things you need to be aware of when flying and especially if you fly through Salt Lake City.
So last week I flew for the first time since March 2020 before we all went on lockdown and life changed drastically. We had concerts, trips and a year of fun planned but the COVID-19 pandemic basically halted all of those activities.
So when I decided to fly to Boise to see some friends and play in a softball tournament I was wondering what it would be like to fly right now with things slowly opening up, people getting vaccinated and just how people are traveling. To be honest, it was more normal than I thought it would be.
Going through the Bozeman Airport was super easy and also, wearing a mask wasn't that big of a deal. I literally fell asleep with mine on and the only time it was uncomfortable was when my mask and headphones decided to be tangled together.
The one thing I will recommend if you are flying anytime soon especially through Salt Lake City, make sure you have some decent layover time. When I flew into Salt Lake, I had no idea the program they had running for boarding and unloading passengers on planes. I flew Delta and they had us essentially parked on the runway and had a shuttle running people back and forth to the concourse. The thing is if you are in the back of the plane, you will have to wait due to they are only allowing so many people on the shuttle at a time. So if you have a tight layover, you might be in big trouble like I saw many folks.
So if you are planning to fly anytime soon I would recommend getting a comfortable cloth mask to wear, have decent layover times if you are connecting at different airports and just realize that this hopefully won't last too much longer if we keep being vigilant against the COVID-19 virus.