The frigid temperatures, along with the ongoing pandemic, has given many in the Akron area some cabin fever, and some are itching to get away to greener and warmer climates. But how safe are the airports in 2021?Very safe, according to Ren Camacho, president and CEO of the Akron-Canton Airport. Camacho joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to talk about the sanitization methods they continue to do going forward.Camacho says CAK will be used as a testing site for those concerned about possibly catching the virus on the plane or from their destination.
The airports and the airlines suffered major hits in 2020 with the pandemic, but could 2021 be a year for optimism?Ren Camacho is the president and CEO of the Akron-Canton Airport, and he joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to talk about air travel both local and beyond. With the vaccines being distributed, Camacho believes there may be “pent-up demand” for leisure travel as the warmer months approach, though with video conferencing software, business travel continues to stay down.The CAK CEO touched on what his airport has done to keep passengers safe, from additional sanitization to air purification.
Another industry hit hard are the airlines. And not just the airline companies themselves, but the airports both large and small. On the smaller scale, Akron-Canton Airport has taken it on the chin, but they continue to stay creative and meeting guidelines to ensure safety, according to CAK president Ren Camacho.