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Journalist Considers Travel After The Pandemic

Lines of travelers snake past TSA agents at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport last fall.
Lines of travelers snake past TSA agents at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport last fall.

Some changes will be permanent

Travel will happen again, but it may take a while before people are willing to get into the middle seat on an airplane. The prospect of getting COVID-19 scared many people away from traveling even before shelter-in-place orders.

Sarah Khan, a journalist at Vox, recently took at look at the travel industry. She concluded that it is changed permanently by the pandemic.

Procedures, prices, and much more have changed and will stay changed... remember when you didn't have to take your shoes off to board a plane? Sarah Khan visits with some thoughts on the new realities in travel.

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The Jefferson Exchange is Jefferson Public Radio's daily talk show focused on news and interests across our region of Southern Oregon and Northern California. John Baxter is the senior producer, Angela Decker is the producer and Geoffrey Riley hosts the show.