Is There a ‘Vaccine Passport’ in Your Future?

by Paul Riegler

A “vaccine passport” may be in your future and in your digital wallet.
A vaccination passport is a form of certificate that proves that the bearer has been vaccinated against Covid-19 and possibly that he tested negative for the virus.  The goal of a vaccine passport is to allow individuals who have been vaccinated to travel with greater ease, although there is no current standard. Indeed, many groups are working on …

Pre-Flight Announcements Now Remind Passengers That Face Masks Are Legally Mandated

by Anna Breuer

Flights have been delayed and diverted.  Thousands of individuals have been placed on airline no-fly lists.  Videos surfaced on social media showing people applauding after a someone not following the rules was taken away.
Until this week, while airline rules required air passengers to wear masks, the rules were by and large toothless, an issue flight attendant unions repeatedly brought up to the Trump Administration.
Now, refusing to wear a don a …

5 Steps You Can Take to Bring Order to Your Work-From-Home Life by Controlling Notifications

by Jonathan Spira

If you’re among the tens of millions of workers working at home during the pandemic, one thing more so than anything else may be driving you crazy: The banners, beeps, and bleats of notifications.
While notifications were always a distraction, telecommuting has created an onslaught that demands attention – in order for you to regain your attention and focus.
Distractions where a notification momentarily interrupts you from something you are working on …

February News Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of the Past Month’s Headlines

by Gracie Connell

How up-to-date are you with travel and aviation news from the past month? Take our travel news quiz of 2021 and you could win a piece of airline and travel history including items from Pan Am, Cunard, and TWA.
In last month’s quiz, the question asking which which aircraft was allowed to return to service in the United States at month’s end after a ban of almost two years (the answer …

Great Moments in Travel History – February 2021

by Jesse Sokolow

February is the month of love, as Valentine’s Day falls exactly in the middle of the month.  It is the shortest month of the year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars, and has 28 days in common years – that is years with 365 days – and 29 days in leap years, such as last year, 2020.
The only month  in the calendar to have fewer than 30 days, February …

Get Ready for a Brighter Future: On Cars, It’s No Longer ‘Any Color So Long As It’s Black’

by Kurt Stolz

If you drive a bright red automobile, you’re in the minority, something that is clearly in evidence in a sea of black and white and grey vehicles that line American streets.
Indeed, buyers overwhelmingly choose black or white vehicles over other more lively choices, even though the choice of paint color defines the look of a car perhaps more so than anything else.  As of 2020, white was globally the most …

Nine Things You Need to Know About Coronavirus Testing and New U.S. Entry Requirements

by Gracie Connell

The United States is introducing new requirements for entry into the country for international travelers that go into effect on Tuesday in accordance with President Joseph Biden’s executive order.
In concert with that, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a new set of regulations that travelers must abide by before arriving into the United States.
Here are nine key points that individuals need to be aware of before traveling or …