Fourteen flight attendants from Hawaiian Airlines tested positive for the novel coronavirus after they attended a training session at the airline’s headquarters in Honolulu.
What’s going on:
- According to USA Today, 14 employees of Hawaiian Airlines tested positive for COVID-19 after attending a training session.
- All of them have been quarantined.
- The airline has canceled the training program.
- “We are supporting our team members in their recovery, and other employees involved in the training have been self-monitoring their health, in accordance with CDC and state Department of Health guidance provided to us,” a spokesperson for Hawaiian told USA Today. “We have also reinforced our office protocols to keep our employees safe and have temporarily canceled our flight attendant training in order to deep clean our facilities.”
Hawaiian Airline requirements
- Face masks are required during boarding and on the flight.
- Employees wear masks while talking with customers.
Hawaii’s quarantine plan
Starting in August, people can avoid the quarantine if they can prove they took a COVID-19 test and received a negative result within 72 hours of travel, per Fox News. Anyone who can’t provide the test will have to quarantine for two weeks.