Articles tagged “tsa”

Airlines

U.S. Air-Passenger Screenings Highest Since Early 2020 Despite Flight Cancellation Saga

Ongoing flight cancellations in the U.S. haven't deterred passengers trying to fly from Point A to Point B. But airlines and airports aren't winning many fans.

U.S. Air-Passenger Screenings Highest Since Early 2020 Despite Flight Cancellation Saga

Tourism

Sales of Suitcases, Cigarettes and Cosmetics Surge with Travel’s Return

Airport retailers will be in for a bumper summer this year. High streets and malls will look on in envy.

Sales of Suitcases, Cigarettes and Cosmetics Surge with Travel’s Return

Airlines

U.S. Passengers Fined $645,000 for Mask Violations in Past 12 Months

A growing number of travelers are (literally) letting their guard down, but don't expect the Transportation Security Administration to show any leniency towards maskless flyers.

U.S. Passengers Fined $645,000 for Mask Violations in Past 12 Months

Airlines

U.S. Extends Mask Rules for Planes, Trains Through April

Mask rules for travelers are not going away yet with the Biden administration extending them into April. But the one-month extension signals that new rules easing the controversial mandate are in the works.

U.S. Extends Mask Rules for Planes, Trains Through April

Coronavirus

Variants Dash Travel’s Hopes in 2021: New Skift Recovery Index

Last year wasn't the runaway success the travel industry anticipated — or needed.

Variants Dash Travel’s Hopes in 2021: New Skift Recovery Index

Tourism

Thanksgiving Road Trips Near 2019 Levels as Rural Tourism Continues to Soar

It's a strong sign that domestic tourism will continue to dominate over the holidays and into next year, particularly with the uncertainty looming over international travel with the Omicron variant.

Thanksgiving Road Trips Near 2019 Levels as Rural Tourism Continues to Soar

Airlines

TSA Screened 2.45 Million Passengers on Sunday, Highest Pandemic-Era Total

U.S. domestic travel over the Thanksgiving holiday period took place without major disruptions. Whether screening numbers over the Christmas period will set new pandemic-era marks at this point is an open question.

TSA Screened 2.45 Million Passengers on Sunday, Highest Pandemic-Era Total

Airlines

U.S. Airlines Need to Prove They Can Handle the Thanksgiving Holiday on Packed Planes

Will recent airline operational disruptions repeat themselves over the Thanksgiving holiday period in the United States? Carriers have staffed up to guard against such scenarios.

U.S. Airlines Need to Prove They Can Handle the Thanksgiving Holiday on Packed Planes

Airlines

TSA Screened 2.24 Million Passengers Friday, Highest Since Pandemic’s Beginnings

It appears as though the holiday season will be very busy for travel but Covid outbreaks in Europe could dampen enthusiasm.

TSA Screened 2.24 Million Passengers Friday, Highest Since Pandemic’s Beginnings

Airlines

Flyers Face Higher Fines for Refusing to Wear Masks

The threat of an increased penalty should motivate more travelers to wear masks at airports since few things attract people's attention more than possibly taking their money.

Flyers Face Higher Fines for Refusing to Wear Masks