According to data from The COVID Tracking Project and Johns Hopkins University, the U.S. saw over 12,000 new deaths due to COVID-19 between Nov. 22 and Nov. 30 and more than 12,000 new hospitalizations.
Nearly 1.2 million people passed through U.S. airports Sunday, the greatest number since the pandemic gripped the country in March, despite pleas from health experts for Americans to stay home over Thanksgiving.
While the overall number of travelers is still down, the TSA still reported a massive spike in the number of people passing through airports.
Despite his own warnings about traveling over the Thanksgiving holiday, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock reportedly boarded a plane to Houston Wednesday, as the Colorado capital sees a record spike in coronavirus cases.
Tourist-reliant Hawaii has now eased the restrictions imposed in March, allowing visitors to produce a negative COVID-19 test to avoid the quarantine.
SFO expects to see about 20,000 travelers per day this holiday a week. In the past, SFO would have 80,000 Thanksgiving travelers in one day.
In a world first, Qantas Airways will likely require passengers to be vaccinated against the coronavirus for future international travel, the CEO announced.
Travelers coming through Los Angeles International and Van Nuys airports and Union Station beginning Wednesday will be required to sign a form acknowledging California's recommended 14-day self-quarantine in response to rising coronavirus rates.
Elissa Harrington reports.
The CDC on Thursday warned against traveling to visit relatives and friends this Thanksgiving and holiday season.
Delta will continue to provide more space for customers as the only U.S. airline blocking middle seats for flights departing now through March 30, 2021.
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has cleared Boeing’s 737 Max for flight after nearly two years and a pair of deadly crashes.
Planes, trains, and automobiles that are usually packed with holiday travelers are not expected to be so full this year.
Greg Liggins reports
Southwest flights to Palm Springs begin today from Oakland and other airports.
Although the $17,499.99 membership is quite a hefty fee, it also comes with a $3,500 Costco Shop Card and $4,000 worth of flight credit.
The travel advisories also urge against non-essential out-of-state travel and encourage residents to stay local.
The SeaDream, carrying 66 crew and more than 50 passengers, ended its trip early when at least five passengers tested positive.
A Bay Area woman's vacation was ruined by a compromised COVID-19 test. She flew to Hawaii and back immediately because she would have had to quarantine.
"Holiday travel is not essential travel and in some ways, you can show your love for your family and friends by not gathering this year because when you do, you put them at risk," said Dr. Matt Willis.