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Details: Canada’s New Mandatory Hotel Quarantine

Canada has today officially unveiled the details of its new mandatory hotel quarantine for arriving international travelers. We first learned about this concept a couple of weeks ago, but we now know when the policy will be implemented, and how exactly…

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United Airlines Delays Return To JFK… Again!

United Airlines has just delayed its highly anticipated return to New York JFK for a second time in just a few weeks. This follows the airline cutting service to the airport in October 2015. In September 2020, United announced it would return to JFK…

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Delta Extends Seat Blocking Policy Through April 2021

Delta has just announced an extension to its industry-leading seat blocking policy. Delta Air Lines' seat blocking policy is now valid through April 30, 2021, which is a one month extension beyond the previous date of March 30, 2021. Delta's seat blocking…

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US May Require COVID Testing For Domestic Flights

As of this week the US is requiring pre-travel testing for all international travelers arriving in the US. Could this requirement soon be expanded to domestic flights? Reuters is reporting that the Biden administration is "actively looking" at introducing…

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Hyatt Offering Free COVID-19 Testing At Resorts In Latin America

Hyatt has just introduced a great initiative, which coincides with the US starting to require pre-travel testing for all arriving international travelers. Through at least May 31, 2021, all 19 Hyatt resorts in Latin America will be offering complimentary…

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Official: United States Adds New South Africa Travel Ban

Not only is President Biden extending former President Trump's travel bans, but he's also adding another country to the list. This was rumored yesterday, and has been made official today. This update is in addition to the US requiring pre-travel coronavirus…

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Passengers On Flight To Israel Refuse To Wear Masks… And Nothing Happens?!

We've seen a countless number of stories of people being banned from airlines for poor mask compliance. Well, a recent United Airlines flight from Newark to Tel Aviv apparently had dozen of people not wearing masks, and... no one did anything about it?…

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Hotels In Mexico Add Easy & Cheap Coronavirus Testing

As of this week the United States will start requiring pre-travel coronavirus testing for all arriving international travelers. The most popular international destination for Americans is Mexico, given the close proximity and the lack of entry restrictions.…

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United Airlines Wants To Make Vaccine Mandatory For Employees

United Airlines is one of the first major companies to publicly come out in favor of mandatory vaccination for employees. United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby has made it clear that he wants vaccination to be mandatory for all of the company's employees.…

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US Will Require International Travelers To Quarantine

It looks like the US may be significantly ramping up restrictions surrounding international travel. President Biden today outlined his administration's plans for tackling coronavirus, and this includes an executive order that mandates a quarantine requirement…

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What Could Biden’s New International Travel Restrictions Be?

Tomorrow is President Trump's last day in office, at which point President-Elect Biden will take his place. Last night we learned that President-Elect Biden plans to introduce new international travel restrictions, and in this post I wanted to discuss…

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Not So Fast: Trump Travel Bans Unlikely To End

Well this is going to get interesting. President Trump plans to end some of the travel restrictions he put into place last spring, but it would appear that President-Elect Biden plans to reinstate them. Reuters is reporting that President Trump will…

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Norwegian Air Ends Long Haul Flights, Dumps 787

In November 2020, Norwegian Air filed for bankruptcy protection. The company's board of directors has today outlined a simplified business structure, and it no longer includes long haul flying. Norwegian's entire Boeing 787-9 long haul fleet has been…

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