But as Weiss tells it, he was about to face an even more daunting task this weekend: the plane trip back to San Francisco.
“I guess @united is relaxing their social distancing policy these days?
In an emailed statement to The Washington Post, a United spokeswoman stressed that the airline has taken a number of safety precautions amid the ongoing pandemic.
“We’ve overhauled our cleaning and safety procedures and implemented a new boarding and deplaning process to promote social distancing,” said spokeswoman Kimberly Gibbs.
Lighter demand in air travel, though, has prompted airlines to reduce schedules and consolidate flights, resulting in some crowded planes.