Articles tagged “white house”

Coronavirus

U.S. Puts Tougher Covid Test Requirements on Inbound Flyers Over Omicron Spread

New regulations won't be welcomed by the travel industry, and airlines in particular, so soon after the country reopened its borders on Nov. 8.

U.S. Puts Tougher Covid Test Requirements on Inbound Flyers Over Omicron Spread

Airlines

U.S. Now Faces Push for Domestic Air Travelers to Show Proof of Vaccine or Negative Test

Some lawmakers say they want to avoid a "devastating winter surge" of coronavirus, but it's doubtful there'll be enough support that reverses Americans' freedom to fly.

U.S. Now Faces Push for Domestic Air Travelers to Show Proof of Vaccine or Negative Test

Coronavirus

U.S. Will Reopen to Vaccinated International Air and Land Travelers Starting November 8

Welcome news for the industry with a firm date in place now. Let the bookings commence.

U.S. Will Reopen to Vaccinated International Air and Land Travelers Starting November 8

Airlines

Southwest Will Now Require Employees to Be Vaccinated, Following Others

United Airlines set the example, now Southwest has told employees they must their submit vaccination status and documentation next month, ahead of a Dec 8. deadline. Expect more carriers to follow.

Southwest Will Now Require Employees to Be Vaccinated, Following Others

Coronavirus

U.S. Department of Transportation Is Still Investigating 18 Carriers Over Ticket Refund Complaints

It's still new territory, dealing with the financial fallout of mass government-imposed travel restrictions, and airline bankruptcies thrown into the mix. This will take years.

U.S. Department of Transportation Is Still Investigating 18 Carriers Over Ticket Refund Complaints

Tourism

Lifting U.S. Restrictions on European Travelers Now Being Considered by President Biden

The phrase being used is a sustainable reopening. Unfortunately, the only thing sustainable about much of Europe at the moment is the continuing rise in infections. Biden's final call may well be delayed.

Lifting U.S. Restrictions on European Travelers Now Being Considered by President Biden

Airlines

How U.S. Travel Policies Change in the Biden-Harris Era

On day one, travel executives will see policies from White House that will give them renewed hope that the world will be more open and soon safer from a deadly pandemic. Four contentious years will be in the past and a steadiness returned from which to rebuild a devastated industry.

How U.S. Travel Policies Change in the Biden-Harris Era

Tourism

Trump Administration May Lift Europe and Brazil Travel Restrictions to U.S.

The world, including Europe, is in the grip of a new surge of coronavirus cases. The decision would give the airlines a boost, but is this really a prudent call at this time?

Trump Administration May Lift Europe and Brazil Travel Restrictions to U.S.

Airlines

White House Gives September 1 Deadline for Stalled Airline Contact Tracing Plan

With concerns of a second wave growing, there's going to be mounting pressure to conclude discussions over the best way to collect data from passengers.

White House Gives September 1 Deadline for Stalled Airline Contact Tracing Plan

Coronavirus

The U.S. Might Not Welcome Foreign Visitors for Months

Tuns out it is easier to ban travel than it is to permit it again.

The U.S. Might Not Welcome Foreign Visitors for Months