Feb 22, 2021 Impacting Travel

Travel leaders react to White House meeting with airlines

Travel leaders say they support all efforts to rid the world of the coronavirus pandemic, except for a mandate that would require airline passengers to submit a negative COVID-19 test before flying.The CEOs of American, United, Southwest, Alaska and JetBlue…

Feb 01, 2021 Impacting Travel

Airlines seek WHO support for post-vaccination travel without quarantine

Aviation and travel industry groups are calling on the World Health Organization (WHO), a United Nations agency, to back the idea that it is safe for those who have been vaccinated against COVID-19. fly without quarantine.On January 27, the International…

Dec 30, 2020 Travel News

Alaska Airlines reduces number of emotional support animals on flights

If you are traveling on Alaska Airlines from mid-January, do not plan to board with your support pig or miniature horse.The airline, acting on new federal guidelines to subdue a range of sometimes exotic animals that passengers have brought on…

Dec 19, 2020 Impacting Travel

Airlines Issue Travel Waivers Ahead of East Coast Winter Storm Gail

If you plan to fly this week before the holidays, your air travel arrangements may be interrupted by Winter Storm Gail. Airlines have already started issuing broad travel waivers for passengers hoping to weather the storm by flying earlier, later,…

Oct 23, 2020 Impacting Travel

EU implements new traffic light system, airlines call it a failure

European Union (EU) member countries today agreed to adopt Europe's new COVID-19 'traffic light' classification system for cross-border travel. The proposal was approved during a meeting of the EU General Affairs Council, but the agreement is not binding and many…