COVID testing

Industry Leaders Visit White House in Push to End Testing Requirement

The US Travel Association is continuing its push to end the pre-departure testing requirement to enter or return to the United States. Senior leaders from US Travel Association and Airlines for America visited the White House for a meeting during which they stressed the need to end the pre-departure testing requirement for inbound vaccinated air …

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ASTA Praises Bipartisan Effort to Update Rules on International COVID Testing

The American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) is praising the work of a bipartisan Congressional group that is working to exempt vaccinated travelers from the required inbound COVID-19 testing. The inbound testing requirement is one of the biggest hindrances to the full recovery of international travel in the United States. “While we understand the rationale …

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Major airline CEOs ask Biden to remove COVID-19 mask mandates, predeparture testing on flights

(ABC4) – The board of directors for Airlines for America has sent a letter to President Joe Biden requesting the removal of pre-departure COVID testing and mask mandates for international flights. The letter was cosigned by the CEOs and heads of 10 major commercial and cargo airlines including Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Atlas Air Worldwide, …

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