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What You Need To Know About Air Travel Right Now

United Express Bombardier CRJ-200LR planes are seen at Dulles Washington International airport (IAD) in Dulles, Virginia.
United Express Bombardier CRJ-200LR planes are seen at Dulles Washington International airport (IAD) in Dulles, Virginia.

More Americans traveled by air last week than any time since the pandemic began, according to TSA screening numbers. As more people are flying, and as vaccinations proceed, many others are itching to catch the next flight to see loved ones, sit on a beach or simply go somewhere (read: anywhere) new. But is it too soon to get on a plane?

What if you’ve been vaccinated? Could vaccination passports and increased rapid testing help restart international travel?

Find our last conversation with Sara Nelson. president of the Association of Flight Attendants, here

We dig into the ins and outs of traveling by air now and after the pandemic.

 

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James Morrison

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