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Travelers pass a sign for COVID-19 testing at Logan Airport in Boston.

Starting on Sunday, you won’t have to test for COVID-19 to fly into the U.S.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The Biden administration is planning to drop the requirement for air travelers coming to the United States to test negative for COVID-19 before departure, starting on Sunday, according to a senior administration official. The official said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had determined the requirement was no longer needed…. Read More

A plane takes off at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport

Time is ticking toward deadline to get Real ID to fly in the US

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The countdown is on toward a final deadline for airline passengers to get the drivers’ licenses that will allow them to fly in the US without additional documentation. Next May 3, airlines will start requiring a Real ID compliant driver’s license to get on a domestic airline – or… Read More

Travelers line up wearing protective masks indoors at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago in December 2021.

These airlines are dropping mask mandates after a federal judge’s ruling

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Updated April 19, 2022 at 8:14 AM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — U.S. airlines are lifting mask mandates, after a federal judge in Florida ruled against the Biden administration’s mandatory mask mandate for travelers on planes and other public forms of transportation. Monday’s ruling quickly reshaped U.S. air travel, as a cascade of carriers from… Read More

In this Oct. 16, 2018 file photo, Richard Branson appears at a ceremony honoring him with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, in Los Angeles.

West Virginia Site Chosen For High-Speed Travel Facility

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Virgin Hyperloop One will build a certification center in West Virginia to test the high-speed transportation concept that uses enclosed pods to zip passengers underground at over 600 mph. The company had received bids from 17 states over the past year to build a 6-mile testing track and other facilities over… Read More

Big Crowds Expected at WV Airport as World Scout Jamboree Ends

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Transportation officials are warning of large crowds at Charleston’s airport later this week as the World Scout Jamboree comes to a close. The Transportation Security Administration on Wednesday said thousands of scouts from 152 countries will start heading home Friday and into the weekend. Officials said they expect Saturday to be… Read More

AAA Predicts Record Traffic for 4th of July Holiday

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The Ohio Automobile Association (AAA) predicts a record 49 million people will be traveling for the 4th of July holiday. That includes 2.1 million Ohioans. Drivers are likely to face a little frustration because there’s a lot of constructions on Ohio’s roadways right now. Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) Press Secretary Matt Bruning says there… Read More