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More US airlines having vaccine mandates   Travel by Plane

Started Oct-6 by Chocolate Pig (TOILETHEA1); 94 views.
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More U.S. Airlines Are Requiring Vaccines for Their Employees

As the coronavirus pandemic drags on and the highly contagious Delta variant continues to spread, more and more companies in the travel industry are requiring their staff and guests to show proof of vaccination. Major airlines, restaurants, and even some hotels are enacting policies aimed at keeping their employees and customers safe—and keeping their lights on.

“The science is clearly telling us that the key to getting past the pandemic is vaccination of everyone who’s eligible,” says David Harris, CEO of Ensemble Travel Group, a consortium of travel advisors across the U.S. and Canada. “It’s certainly good business and good for humanity to require people to be vaccinated so as to not spread this disease any furthe

But keeping up with who is requiring vaccines—and who those rules apply to—is far from straightforward, with new companies announcing their policies every day. The rules are further complicated by other ever-changing vaccine proof and testing requirements for travelers, such as those imposed by international governments, individual states, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Many countries require proof of vaccination or a negative test result for travelers to enter and some, like France and Italy, also require vaccine proof for indoor dining and other activities. U.S. cities like New York CityNew Orleans, and San Francisco have also implemented city-wide vaccine requirements for access to indoor dining, recreation and entertainment venues.

If you’re planning to travel in the near future, here’s what to consider about proof of vaccination requirements.

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