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Coronavirus Travel Updates: Breaking News

#Safe Travel, #Smart Travel, #Travel Management

Coronavirus Travel Updates: Breaking News

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Apr 2020

  • News Round-Up: March 31st
  • Read this article from Business Insider on changing or cancelling flights due to Coronavirus concerns or travel restrictions. It includes information about the top three U.S. airlines, Delta, United and American, and their policies for refunding the stranded.
  • Read this comprehensive news article from USA Today on “essential air travel” for those who have to fly. It covers how to fly safely during the Coronavirus pandemic, the capacity at which are most airlines are operating and their standard safety procedures during the contagion, and which major airlines have grounded most of their flights.
  • This article details what happened to a passenger stuck in Peru after the country closed its borders.  American doctors and nurses have also been stranded abroad  while helping other countries with the outbreak. Check out this list of travel bans and lockdowns  for countries which have banned incoming flights and countries which have shut down their borders altogether.
  • News Round-up: March 21st
  • Take a peek at the U.S. State Department Travel Map for live updates on areas around the globe with travel precautions. Scroll down in the map legend to the upper right of the screen to check it out: areas in red means “do not travel,” yellow means “exercise increased caution,” yellow with bars means “exercise increased caution- contains areas with higher security risks,” white means “exercise normal precautions,” white with bars means “exercise normal precautions- contains areas with higher security risk,” orange means “reconsider travel” and orange with bars means “reconsider travel- contains areas with higher security risk.” The map includes purple-starred American embassies, if you find yourself in need of help abroad.

 

  • Want a quick infographic showing airports with on-time, delayed and cancelled flights in the United States? Check out the Flightawareness Misery Map

 

Here is a state-by-state guide of U.S. states on lockdown whose businesses have shuttered

  • New Yorkers  also ordered to stay at home, by Mayor Cuomo