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Gun Seizures at U.S. Airports Double During the Pandemic

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The USA’s aviation security service revealed earlier this year that the proportion of passengers caught illegally trying to carry guns onto planes in their hand luggage has doubled over the last year during the pandemic. In 2019, officers found five firearms per million passengers, but for 2020 that figure was up 100% to 10 firearms

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Who Is Exempt from Wearing Masks While Flying?

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[Note: Please check your airline and airport for the most up-to-date information on any protocols, regulations and exceptions.] The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a new mask mandate last week, doubling down on President Biden’s January 21 executive order requiring all people traveling within the United States on any form of

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Which Airlines Have Blocked Middle Seats?

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As the pandemic continues and traveling becomes inevitable for some, airlines and customers alike have been trying to navigate the unknowns with as much precaution as possible. All major U.S. airlines have required passengers to wear masks, but not all airlines have blocked the middle seats for flights. Once the pandemic hit, most airlines showed

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