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Flights to Europe are about to rise as U.S. eases Covid travel restrictions

Tourists look at the Bridge of Sighs in Venice, Italy, on Aug. 25, 2021. Andrea Merola | Bloomberg | Getty Images The window to find dirt-cheap fares to Europe is closing. The Biden administration on Monday said the U.S. in November will start allowing in vaccinated foreigners from 33 countries, including the U.K., China and …

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U.S. to ease travel restrictions for foreign visitors who are vaccinated against Covid

People arrive at the John F. Kennedy Airport in New York on March 13, 2020. in New York City. Pablo Monsalve | Corbis News | Getty Images The U.S. is planning to ease travel restrictions for international visitors who are vaccinated against Covid-19, including those from the U.K. and EU, according to a person familiar …

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Is it safe to fly now? One preflight PCR test could be the answer

A study conducted earlier this year shows there may be a way to reduce the number of Covid infections on board commercial airplanes to virtually zero. Results of the study appeared in a peer-reviewed article published on Sept. 1 in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings medical journal. The article — a joint effort by Mayo Clinic, …

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Southwest Airlines rolls out new Covid-19 vaccine incentives for staff

A traveler wearing a protective mask speaks with an attendant at the Southwest Airlines check-in area at Oakland International Airport in Oakland, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Southwest Airlines on Wednesday introduced new incentives to get staff vaccinated against Covid-19, following similar policies that had been in …

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Boeing says demand for new airplanes will soar in next two decades

Two workers walk under the wing of a 737 Max aircraft at the Boeing factory in Renton, Washington, March 27, 2019. Lindsey Wasson | Reuters Despite the Covid pandemic wiping out two years of growth for the commercial airplane market, Boeing expects demand for the industry to soar over the next 20 years.   The company’s …

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Ain Dubai, the world’s largest ferris wheel, is opening in Dubai

Ferris wheels were once the center of the town fair. Now they are key parts of major metropolitan skylines. But none can top the heights of the Ain Dubai — meaning “Dubai Eye” in Arabic — which is scheduled to open on Oct. 21.  With a height of 820 feet, it will be the tallest …

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If you want to travel for less, head for these affordable U.S. cities

A tourist boat passes cowboy statues along Oklahoma City’s Bricktown Canal. Western heritage is a big draw in Oklahoma’s capital. Oklahoma City Convention and Visitors Bureau Ready to head out on vacation after the long pandemic-era drought — but not looking to go broke in the process? Online airport parking platform ParkSleepFly has ranked the …

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Travel + Leisure debuts online booking and subscription memberships

Travel + Leisure Club is a new subscription travel booking and concierge service. Travel + Leisure Group/Travel + Leisure Co. From private-jet clubs to theme park memberships, subscription services are increasingly the way to go when it comes to vacations and other leisure trips. For example, Internet sites Tripadvisor and Scott’s Cheap Flights — both …

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How 9/11 forever changed air travel

Smoke continues to billow from the remains of the World Trade Center as Continental Express planes sit at the closed Newark, New Jersey Airport 12 September 2001 in the wake of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. One of the hijacked planes departed the Newark Airport and later crashed near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Tannen …

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Airline stocks shake off softening demand, trader warns of downside

Airlines have issued a warning on demand. JetBlue, Southwest, United and American Airlines cut their outlook on Thursday, a response to rising delta variant cases that have dampened demand. This is the latest obstacle in a bumpy recovery of an industry hard hit by the pandemic. But their stocks shook off that warning to rally. …

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