Social distancing in the skies, temperature-checks on the ground: Welcome to the new era of air travel

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Flying hasn’t been an option for many people during the coronavirus lockdowns of recent months, but the experience is increasingly back on travelers’ calendars.

Daily passenger throughput at American airports cleared the 250,000 mark in recent days—less than a tenth of the throughput a year earlier, but still a marked uptick from the 90,000 daily travelers recorded in mid-April. In Europe, countries such as Italy and Germany will reopen their borders to visitors from some countries next month.

But air passengers should not expect a swift return to the normality they once knew. Much as was the case in the

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