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COVID Test Requirements for Domestic and International Flights

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At the beginning of the year, the Biden administration started introducing new rules and regulations for flight travel during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. In addition to a national mask mandate, President Biden announced an executive order detailing the new proposed policies regarding COVID testing for travel.1 These requirements are supported by the Centers for Disease […]

Is the COVID-19 Risk on Airplanes Really That Low?

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In an attempt to increase flying during the pandemic, airlines are promoting various studies that imply the risk of contracting COVID-19 on an airplane is low. Many healthcare professionals are supporting the idea that risk is low, sharing that the air filtration in airplanes reduces the risk of infection. Our airline dispatcher school in Fort […]

How Much Hand Sanitizer Can You Bring On A Plane?

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Your hands are full with your baggage as you’re rushing through the airport. Then suddenly, as you go through security, you forget there is a water bottle in your purse, not to mention you brought full-sized toiletries, including your hand sanitizer. Now that the world is going through the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Transportation Security […]

Double-Decker Seats: The Future of Airplane Travel

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Stepping onto an airplane is going to look a lot different after the coronavirus subsides. Aircraft are going to be completely redesigned for the health and safety of their passengers. One of the latest aircraft seat designs is the double-decker seat. The Zephyr Seat is offering economy-class riders upgraded comfort and privacy. Learn more about […]

Are You Ready to Get on a Plane Again? Traveling After Coronavirus

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From airports to hotels, the coronavirus outbreak and its rapid spread across the world has made an impact on the travel industry. The million-dollar question of the year: will travel recover? The follow up question: are you ready to get on a plane again? Traveling after coronavirus will look different than prior to the pandemic, […]

Do You Have to Wear a Mask on a Plane?

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Flying will never be the same as it was before the COVID-19 outbreak. As the country and world begin to open back up, traveling by plane is going to feel a lot different. One significant change is the requirement to wear a face mask on a plane. Airlines are ruling out new policies for passengers […]

Are Plane Tickets Refundable During COVID-19 Pandemic?

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A plane ticket refund or a change of flight in the past was only issued under specific circumstances or required tedious procedures most people wouldn’t know – in short, it was difficult, not to mention subject to additional fees. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, receiving compensation for your flight is more likely. There’s a […]

How to Avoid Catching the Coronavirus While Flying

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If you are taking to the sky soon for an upcoming trip, one of the first things on your mind is likely the recent coronavirus outbreak. Recently renamed as COVID-19 by the World Health Organization (WHO), the coronavirus has many people paranoid as subway riders in New York City and travelers in international airports are […]

Passengers Ignore Phone Safety on Airplanes, Survey Shows

Have you ever been on an airplane just before takeoff, as the pilot instructs passengers to turn on “airplane mode” over the PA system, and you notice another passenger engrossed in a video call on their smartphone? This happens too often even though flight attendants always ask travelers to turn off phone connectivity for everyone’s […]

Beat Jet Lag with United Airlines’ Timeshifter App

No matter whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, long-haul flights can negatively affect your circadian rhythm, a.k.a. jet lag. With various tips on how to beat jet lag found across the World Wide Web, United Airlines has recently found a way to help its passengers beat jet lag in one app. Along with the […]

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