Southwest evaluated its policies and procedures based on “science and evolved guidance from the CDC and broader medical community,” Ryan Green, SVP & chief marketing officer, said in a recent press release.
Starting Monday, the U.S. government will remove requirements directing all flights carrying airline passengers arriving from certain countries to land at one of 15 designated airports and will halt health screenings from passengers arriving from other countries.
A man was removed from an Allegiant Air flight Monday morning to Punta Gorda, Florida after allegedly asking a flight attendant to put a face mask on, according to a report by Newsweek.
United Airlines is adding new and returning routes in October, allowing the airline to fly 40% of its full flight schedule compared to the previous year, a 6% increase compared to what it plans to fly in September.
Airlines are trying to convince a frightened public that measures like mandatory face masks and hospital-grade air filters make sitting in a plane safer than many other indoor settings during the coronavirus pandemic, but it isn’t working.
Alaska Airlines has intensified its mask mandate as the coronavirus pandemic continues, requiring all passengers over the age of 2 to wear a facial covering — with no exceptions.
The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe is opening a new 100-room hotel next to the 7 Cedars Casino in Sequim.
“This is a difficult decision as we recognize the crushing impact that this pandemic has had on our community and every other industry,” said the Cruise Lines International Association in a statement.
“We hate taking this step, as we know the impact is has on our hardworking team members,” said Doug Parker and Robert Isom in a statement.
Hawaiian, along with other airlines, has implemented multiple safety measures on flights in an attempt to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
With Covid cases on the rise, public health officials are concerned that July 4th weekend travel will only make things worse.