Life, Travel, & Security After a Pandemic


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U.S. retail sales have plummeted as Americans cut back spending on non-essential items. Chinese businesses are largely up and running again, although CNBC Beijing Bureau Chief Eunice Yoon says life in the aftermath of the coronavirus looks very different from life before it. Mobile phones generate unique barcodes of health and travel data, and hazmat suits and temperature checkpoints are part of the country’s new normal. CEO of touchless airport security company CLEAR explains handsfree travel technology and health data collection in a post-Covid world. Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun is facing some backlash after he said that a major airline carrier may not survive the Covid crisis. CNBC’s Phil Lebeau discusses airline leadership and how lawmakers are now getting involved in the effort to socially distance plane passengers. Pilot Dennis Tajer, spokesman for the Allied Pilots Association, is calling for concrete guidance from the FAA and the Department of Transportation to keep the industry from collapsing.

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