Qantas enforces new coronavirus precautions on flights, but no social distancing

a woman wearing surgical mask in plane

When asked about Qantas' air-conditioning system, Professor MacIntyre said the use of HEPA filters would help to limit the risk of catching coronavirus. She said the risk of infection also depended on whether Qantas was using "outside" air or "recycled" air — the riskier of the two options. READ MORE