How clean is the air on the plane?
Added on Thu September 17th, 2020
Is the air on the plane clean? No one knows that the air inside the aircraft is cleaner than you might think. Thanks to HEPA filters and efficient circulation on commercial aircrafts, the air you breathe in flight is much cleaner than the air in restaurants, bars, stores…
Lots of aircraft are equipped with HEPA system, that filter the air inside the plane. The airplane become like an operating room with minimal crossover of air streams. Cabin air is completely changed every three minutes, on average, while the aircraft is cruising.
Certified HEPA filter block and capture 99% of the particles. But even the best filters can’t catch every onboard virus particle. This is why we are wearing face masks on the plane in order to avoid the spread of coronavirus.
Read the entire article of National Geographic.
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