Travel expert Peter Greenberg: Airlines scaling back on sanitation, but people care more about blocking the middle seat

Bob Sirott

Southwest Airlines airplanes sit parked Tuesday, April 7, 2020, at Paine Field airport in Everett, Wash. A steep decline in travel due to the outbreak of the coronavirus has pushed airlines to cancel flights, run fewer planes and seek government aid. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Peter Greenberg, host of Eye on Travel and Travel Editor for CBS News, joins Bob Sirott to talk about the latest airline news. Southwest Airlines is reportedly scaling back its sanitation efforts between flights, with flight crew being told that sanitizing seat belts and armrests will not be part of this process. Plus United Airlines bans face masks and coverings with exhaust valves or vents.

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Bob Sirott's acclaimed broadcasting career has spanned nearly five decades and has included stints at WMAQ, WBBM-FM, WLS, WGN and various television stations. (Click for more.)
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