Flight attendants and other airline workers have lower rates of COVID-19 than the general population, despite spending time in transit and in small, enclosed spaces. But some surprising data from airline workers show that is not the case. In fact, flight attendants and other airline workers have had a lower incidence of COVID-19 than the general population. All in all, the low rates among flight attendants and airline workers suggest that the combination of safety measures on board airplanes works. "The question is broader than just our sector in air travel," he added.