Thermal-imaging cameras and swab tests for coronavirus are not “clinically valuable” in airports, according to a panel of aviation health experts.
About one in every three infectious people would be missed, they say.
Air systems and low humidity on planes already reduces virus spread through the cabin, their guidance says.
But passengers should wear face coverings at all times, board and disembark one row at a time and be seated apart from others if possible.
And those seated at the back should be the first on and last off.
It comes as the UK introduces a two-week quarantine period for anyone arriving from abroad by plane, train or ferry, although there are some exceptions.
However, more than 200 travel companies have asked for the new rules to be scrapped and