A confounding array of Covid rules and lax enforcement of mask wearing may have sent infected passengers on two KLM flights from South Africa on to “who knows where.” By Jason Horowitz, with reporting by Claire Moses, Emma Bubola and Heather Murphy.
For the hundreds of passengers traveling from South Africa to Amsterdam on Friday, flight KL592 had all the trappings of international travel in the Covid era.
They came armed with paperwork proving their eligibility to fly, and check-in agents sifted through a bewildering assortment of . . .