Long lines are expected at land ports of entry and airports as travel restrictions ease to enter the U.S. on Monday, Forbes reported.

‘Tis the Season: More Than 109 Million Americans To Travel For The Holidays; 35% More Floridians Than 2020

Americans who had to cancel getaways and get-togethers last year because of the pandemic are making up for lost time this holiday season. More than 109 million people — an almost 34% increase from 2020 — will travel 50 miles or more as they hit…

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Major Airline To Limit International Flights Due To Plane Shortage

Harry Wilmerding  American Airlines said Thursday it plans to cut international flights next summer due to Boeing’s inability to deliver new 787 Dreamliner aircraft, The Wall Street Journal reported. The airline’s cut in flights highlights Boeing’s ongoing inability to deliver enough of its popular aircraft to assorted…

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Texas Woman Charged After Assaulting Flight Attendant On Route From Alaska To California

Debby Dutton appeared Friday in federal court in Houston, Texas, to face the charge filed in San Francisco federal court of interference with an aircraft flight by an assault upon a flight attendant, announced Acting United States Attorney Stephanie M. Hinds and Federal Bureau of…

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AAA Predicts Thanksgiving Travel to Rebound Near Pre-Pandemic Levels, Florida Gap Closing Fast

AAA forecasts a strong rebound in holiday travelers this Thanksgiving. The Auto Club Group predicts 53.4 million Americans will travel for the Thanksgiving holiday, up 13% from 2020. This brings travel volumes within 5% of pre-pandemic levels for the 2019 holiday.  The gap is closing even…

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Long lines are expected at land ports of entry and airports as travel restrictions ease to enter the U.S. on Monday, Forbes reported.

Long Lines Expected At Border, Airports As COVID-19 Travel Restrictions Ease

Kaylee Greenlee  Long lines are expected at land ports of entry and airports as travel restrictions ease to enter the U.S. on Monday, Forbes reported. Foreign travelers flying into the U.S. will present their COVID-19 vaccination documentation to airlines instead of federal officials, according to Forbes. Travelers…

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American Airlines Cancels More Flights Citing Weather And Labor Shortage

Harry Wilmerding  American Airlines canceled 340 flights on Monday after cutting almost 2,000 flights during the weekend due to staffing shortages and weather delays, multiple sources reported. The airline cut 343 flights Friday, 548 Saturday, and over 1,000 Sunday, according to American Airlines data obtained…

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TPA To Open First-In-The-U.S. Express Curbsides

TAMPA, FL. – Tampa International Airport will soon debut the new Blue Express Curbsides dedicated exclusively for passengers without checked bags, making TPA the first airport in the country to launch this innovative feature for its passengers.  The eight Blue Express Curbside lanes, expected to open Nov. 16 in time for…

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U.S. Lifting Foreign Visitor Restrictions Paves Way For Return Of Tampa’s European Routes

The White House today announced it will lift travel restrictions on Nov. 8 for fully vaccinated foreign travelers entering the U.S., paving the way for TPA’s European carriers to recommence service to the Tampa Bay region. The new rules will require all foreign nationals arriving…

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JetBlue Bans Disabled Man, Suing To Stop Mask Discrimination, Flying From Florida To D.C.

JetBlue Airways appears to have placed a disabled man suing seven airlines over their discriminatory mask policies on its no-fly list. A JetBlue supervisor said Wednesday night Lucas Wall’s ticket to fly from Orlando, Florida, home to Washington, D.C., on Oct. 25 was canceled by…

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Southwest Airlines Cancels Hundreds Of Flights Because Of Florida Disruption, Speculation On Vaccine-Mandate Protest

Thousands of travelers were temporarily stranded over the weekend, as Southwest Airlines canceled or delayed hundreds of flights at some of America’s busiest airports. The airlines and the Federal Aviation Administration cited a few factors for the chaos. Military training and inclement weather were two…

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