Exclusive: U.S. FAA chief orders ‘zero tolerance’ for disruptive airline passengers, possibly jail

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Steve Dickson speaks at a pre-launch news conference as a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is readied in Cape Canaveral 2/2 By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Federal Aviation Administration chief Steve Dickson signed an order on Wednesday directing the agency to take a “zero tolerance […]

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United, Delta passengers from Britain must show negative COVID-19 tests

2/2 © Reuters. Delta Air Lines planes are parked at their gates in Atlanta 2/2 By Tracy Rucinski CHICAGO (Reuters) -United Airlines and Delta Air Lines (NYSE:) are requiring all passengers on flights from the United Kingdom to the United States to present a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of departure. The decision […]

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Guidelines for COVID-19 tests for airline passengers could set global bar for reliability, sources say

2/2 © Reuters. Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York 2/2 By Allison Lampert and David Shepardson MONTREAL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A global aviation manual now under review by a UN body suggests global guidelines calling for the use of highly reliable tests when screening passengers to detect the novel coronavirus ahead of flights, […]

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Major U.S. airlines endorse temperature checks for passengers

6/6 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A number of grounded Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft are shown parked at Victorville Airport in Victorville, California 2/6 By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A major U.S. airline trade group on Saturday said it backed the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checking the temperatures of passengers and […]

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