With the length of the EU travel ban on Americans up in the air, there’s a possibility it could end before peak summer and fall travel.
With destinations reopening and travel demand on the rise, how has the air travel experience changed post-COVID has, and what can future flyers expect.
After the European Union confirmed its temporary ban on American citizens, trips to the French Riviera or Italian countryside are off the table for the moment.
The carrier will resume service between San Francisco and Shanghai beginning July 8.
Flight attendants will be able to give a final notice to any guest who refuses to wear a mask or face covering onboard its flight
Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Hawaiian Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines will require passengers to complete a health acknowledgment during the check-in process.
The test results will be made available within hours and will help healthy Lufthansa customers avoid quarantining when they arrive in Germany or Austria.
The destination reopens to international travel July 1.
Citizens from the United States will continue to be banned from entering EU countries because of COVID-19 infection rates. Citizens from Canada, New Zealand, Australia, South Korea, and more, will be allowed to enter and travel freely within Europe.
ASTA president and CEO Zane Kerby called the news “short-sighted and economically irresponsible.”