White House to end COVID-19 vaccine requirement for international travelers

The Biden administration will end its COVID-19 vaccine requirements for international travelers and various workplaces next week, the White House announced Monday, a move that will coincide with the end of the public health emergency related to the coronavirus. The decision to wind down the requirements comes roughly two years after the administration first announced […]

LATAM is Positioned as the Airline Group with the Best Performance in Sustainability in America and Europe

LATAM Airlines Group obtained fourth place worldwide in Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA), and has positioned itself as the airline with the best sustainability performance in the American and European continents. According to the most recent results published on Nov. 12, 2021. Since 1999, the Corporate Sustainability Assessment and its collaboration […]

CDC says unvaccinated young foreign travelers do not need to quarantine

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Saturday that unvaccinated foreign nationals under the age of 18 traveling to the United States by air do not have to self-quarantine upon arrival. CDC Director Rochelle Walensky on Saturday signed a revised order clarifying that foreign national children who have not been vaccinated against […]

US to allow fully vaccinated international travelers to visit starting Nov. 8

The United States will lift border restrictions for fully vaccinated international travelers beginning Nov. 8, according to the White House. The policy will be effective for both land borders and air travel. «The US’ new travel policy that requires vaccination for foreign national travelers to the United States will begin on Nov 8. This announcement […]

Delta Cargo successfully transports 4 million COVID-19 vaccines to Colombia

Delta recently shipped its 4 millionth COVID-19 vaccine dose from the U.S. to Colombia. As a part of the critical supply chain, Delta is supporting global efforts to end the pandemic and reconnect the world. “I was born in Colombia but have lived in the U.S. for sixteen years, and my parents live in Bogota, […]

Dr. Ting: Delta employee vaccination rate reaches 82%

Delta has increased its employee vaccination rate to 82% in the three weeks since announcing a $200 monthly health insurance surcharge for unvaccinated workers, Chief Health Officer Dr. Henry Ting said in an interview with CNN. Since the onset of the pandemic, Delta has strived to put its employees and customers first by making vaccinations […]

Accepting Vaccinated Passengers Should be Global Best Practice to Reopen Borders

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) applauded the growing number of countries making data and evidence-driven decisions to open their borders to vaccinated travelers. The latest data collected by IATA, including its Timatic service, shows that more than 20 countries have wholly or partially lifted restrictions for vaccinated travelers. IATA supports unrestricted access to travel […]

New Research Backs Rapid Testing for Safe and Efficient Restart of Air Travel

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged governments to accept best-in-class rapid antigen tests in fulfillment of COVID -19 testing requirements following the publication of new research by OXERA and Edge Health. The OXERA-Edge Health report, commissioned by IATA, found that antigen tests are: Accurate: The best antigen tests provide broadly comparable results to PCR […]