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A TSA officer checks a traveler’s ID while wearing a mask and gloves and standing behind an acrylic shield at the airport checkpoint. (Photo: TSA)

Mask Mandate Extended Through Early 2022

On Tuesday, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) extended the face mask mandate to Jan. 18, 2022, for passengers and crew onboard commercial aircraft or at U.S. airports. It is also extended to individuals on any form of public transportation like train and bus. The mandate aims to limit the spread of the Covid-19 virus and the recent surge in reported Delta variant infections.  The TSA had originally implemented a mask requirement on Feb. 1 with an end date of May…

Unruly Passenger Reports on U.S. Airlines Surpass 3,000

Its been 15 months since the COVID-19 pandemic devastated the airline industry, but the United States' domestic travel boom is helping carriers ramp up operations and begin their post-pandemic recovery. However, the surge came with an unexpected challenge - a shocking number of unruly passengers. Reports of disruptive behavior on…

JetSMART Increases Itineraries in Argentina and Prepares Its Operation in…

JetSMART announced that it will strengthen its services that link Buenos Aires with Córdoba and Neuquén, increasing frequencies and improving schedules. According to aviacionline, from March 16, the ultra-low-cost carrier will operate ten weekly flights between Buenos Aires / Aeroparque and Córdoba (two daily flights from Tuesday to Thursday and…

U.S. Airlines to Make Wearing Face Masks Compulsory

American, Delta and Frontier join JetBlue in making wearing face masks compulsory for passengers traveling as of next week. This is part of a wider set of sanitary measures that different stakeholders are putting in place as the world prepares to slowly reintroduce economic activity as the COVID-19 outbreak continues.…