Stories tagged: "travel"


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Please Just Stay Home This Christmas

Oh, there’s no place like home for the holidays… More than 3 million people passed through US airport checkpoints over the weekend ahead of the Christmas holiday even as the number of new COVID-19 cases continues to surge. According to the Transportation Security Administration, upwards of a million people nationwide moved through TSA checkpoints on...

COVID-19
Two Weeks After Thanksgiving, Here’s Where Arizona’s COVID Surge Stands

Health experts warned the US that Thanksgiving gatherings and travel would lead to an increased spread of COVID-19.

Two passengers wearing face coverings wait for a flight at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport on Tuesday, April 14, 2020, in Phoenix. The coronavirus outbreak has caused a significant decrease in air travel. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Viral Video Shows Packed Phoenix Airport as CDC Begs People to Stay Home

Sunday was the single-busiest day for airports in the country since the pandemic took hold in the United States in March.

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Rapid COVID Testing Coming to Arizona Airports as Snowbirds and Holidays Arrive

Three statewide airports will soon have testing sites on the premises and increase COVID safety messaging for inbound passengers.

Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., joins her staff after delivering her first major speech on the Senate floor, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, July 30, 2019. McSally is a former Air Force colonel who flew combat missions in Iraq and Kuwait. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
McSally Introduced A Bill Encouraging Vacations. She’s Received Over $40K From Travel Industry.

Sen. McSally, who proposed a multimillion-dollar travel-related stimulus bill, has received multiple donations from the travel and lodging industries.

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As Arizona Hits Record COVID-19 Numbers, McSally Introduces Bill Encouraging Vacations

The goal of the bill isn’t to give Americans a relaxing time away from home — it’s to boost sales for tourism industries.

Travel
She Went To Peru To Visit Family. Now She Can’t Get Back To The U.S.

Travelers are stranded both within the country and abroad as efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus have led to worldwide travel bans.