1 week IATF lifts required aircraft isolation area in domestic flights Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines --- The Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) has removed the requirement for carriers to reserve isolation areas on their aircraft for ill passengers. Palace spokesman Harry Roque, who concurrently serves as the official IATF mouthpiece, said in a statement Friday that the removal of the required quarantine area in the aircraft cabin will apply to domestic flights. Asked to explain the latest IATF decision, Roque told reporters in a text message: "Kasi may requirements na ang airlines na either PCR or antigen." (Airlines are already requiring passengers to undergo either PCR or ... more