Articles tagged “Biden Administration”

Airlines

U.S. Airlines Ordered by Pentagon to Help in Afghanistan Evacuations

In a rare call to duty, U.S. airlines are being asked to do their patriotic part to help extract civilians in need.

U.S. Airlines Ordered by Pentagon to Help in Afghanistan Evacuations

Rail

President Biden Touts Amtrak’s Low Climate Impact on the Railway’s 50th Anniversary

U.S. lawmakers have been alarmingly indifferent about infrastructure for years. The pandemic appears to have provided the political will to change that, but the climate crisis is also a factor. The president used Amtrak Friday to make his case.

President Biden Touts Amtrak’s Low Climate Impact on the Railway’s 50th Anniversary

Coronavirus

President Biden to Ban Most Travel from India to U.S. as Covid Crisis Escalates

Despite accelerated vaccine rollouts in some parts of the world sparking hopes of a fast travel recovery, the inbound travel ban on most passengers from India to the U.S. is a fresh reminder the pandemic is still very much raging on.

President Biden to Ban Most Travel from India to U.S. as Covid Crisis Escalates

Online Travel

No Federal Mandate for Vaccine Passports: Biden Administration

While other countries are looking to centralizing vaccine verification, the Biden administration is saying it will offload that responsibility onto the private sector. That could get messy for the travel industry.

No Federal Mandate for Vaccine Passports: Biden Administration

Tourism

U.S. Travel Groups Push White House for Timeline to Restart Global Travel

A July 4 full reopening to international visitors is what U.S. tourism and aviation groups pushed President Biden on today, plus no mandatory Covid entry test for vaccinated travelers. But reopening sooner than later could be risky amid Covid spikes in other countries.

U.S. Travel Groups Push White House for Timeline to Restart Global Travel