TSA Extends Mask Requirement in Airports

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is extending the face mask requirement at airports and on board commercial aircraft through September 13. TSA’s mask mandate initially went into effect on February 1 and was scheduled to expire on May 11. The federal mask requirement is intended to minimize the spread of COVID-19 through public transportation. TSARead More

Airport Authority Board Approves New Vendor Agreements

Food and Beverage Delivery, ATM and Currency Exchange Services Awarded The Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority Board approved agreements Friday with vendors who will operate food and beverage delivery and ATM and currency exchange services at the airport. In late February, Host International Inc. informed RDU that as of early June, it would no longer provide commissaryRead More

March Was the Busiest Month at RDU Since the Pandemic Began

Airlines Add Flights to San Francisco and Destin, FL More passengers flew through RDU in March than any month since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. TSA screened 77,400 departing passengers at RDU for the week ending April 4th, setting another pandemic record for passenger traffic. “The increase in passenger traffic over Easter weekend followsRead More

CDC Says Vaccinated Travelers Can Fly Safely

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new travel guidance, saying people who are fully vaccinated with an FDA-authorized vaccine can travel safely within the United States. CDC found that vaccinated travelers are less likely to get and spread COVID-19. The department says fully vaccinated travelers do not need to get testedRead More