United Airlines Adds Antimicrobial Coating on Aircraft To Protect Against COVID-19

United Airlines¬†UAL.O on Wednesday announced, it would add an antimicrobial coating to the airline’s safety and cleaning procedures to protect against the novel coronavirus.

The U.S. carrier said it is currently applying the coating each week on more than 30 aircraft and expects to add this latest measure to its entire fleet before the end of the year.

Antimicrobial coating is an application of a chemical agent on a surface that can stop the growth of disease-causing micro-organisms.

Apart from increasing the surface’s durability, appearance, corrosion resistance, etc., these coatings also protect from harmful disease-causing microbes.

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