PUBLISHED: 18:35, Sun, Aug 2, 2020 | UPDATED: 22:23, Sun, Aug 2, 2020
Ryanair resumed flights on July 1, gradually ramping up its European offering in the wake of the pandemic induced travel ban. However, with hygiene and social distancing now a top priority, there are a number of rules passengers must follow if they want to fly.
While many of the requirements take place onboard, holidaymakers also must take some crucial steps before they even set off for the airport.
Failure to do so can result in some travellers being turned away at the airport, and facing huge holiday losses.
As Ryanair explains on its website: “Remember to check your temperature before travelling.
“It may be checked again at the airport.
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Ryanair flights: Ryanair is asking passengers to check their temperature before the airport (Image: Getty Images)
Airports: Passengers who have high temperatures may be turned away (Image: Getty Images)
“If you do not pass this, you will be asked to return home.”
With a high temperature one of the most common symptoms of COVID-19, temperature checks are becoming commonplace at many public spaces to try and reduce transmission rates.
Passengers are encouraged to take the step themselves before travelling to the airport, to reduce contact with others should they be beginning to show symptoms.
However, some experts have warned against the use of temperature screening methods, suggesting they could mean travel losses for passengers who are not infected too.
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Though individual temperature checks are carried out at some airports, due to traffic