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Colombia Resumes 63 Routes As Part of Plan to Reinstate Connectivity

Throughout September, Colombia has resumed commercial airline operations. Domestic flights were allowed back to the skies on Sept. 1 and international fights restarted on Sept. 19. As the country continues to reopen its skies, Colombia announced it will be reopening 63 domestic routes from major cities such as Bogotá, Medellin, Cali and Cartagena, according to Latin American portal Aviaciónline. In a document distributed by Colombia’s civil aviation authority, as part of the nation’s second phase of transport activities resumption, flights…

Homeland Security Withdraws Proposal for Compulsory Facial Recognition at Airports…

The use of biometric information such as fingerprints and facial recognition in the airline industry has become more familiar to passengers around the world over recent years. In addition to such procedures as biometric boarding,, the ‘capturing’ of biometric information on passports and visa applications is becoming commonplace and touted…

Crossing O’er: Why North American Travelers Trek Across International Borders…

It’s not uncommon for the average person to go out of their way to save money. People will drive to a further gas station to save a few cents on gas, take indirect routes to avoid toll roads and spend hours comparing prices for a product, all to get the…