The mandate was set to expire on Sept. 13. It is being extended until January 18, 2022.
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TSA To Extend Federal Travel Mask MandateThe mandate was set to expire on Sept. 13. It is being extended until January 18, 2022.
Many Say It's Time For U.S. To Loosen International Travel Restrictions Into The CountryCBS2's Kevin Rincon reports from Newark Liberty International Airport.
FAA Approves LaGuardia Airport AirTrain ProjectThe Federal Aviation Administration has given the green light to the LaGuardia Airport AirTrain.
Frustrated Travelers Say They Were Stranded At Airports Across The CountryCBS2's Cory James heard stories about Delta and JetBlue's inability to get them where they needed to go.
Sen. Schumer Trying To Put An End To 'Passport Purgatory'New York's senior senator is calling on the State Department to end the massive backlog of applications and renewals that are preventing people from traveling. CBS2's Jessica Moore reports.
Having Trouble Getting Your Passport Renewed? You're Definitely Not AloneCBS2's Jennifer McLogan has more on the struggle to get in-person appointments and what the government is trying to do about it.
Planning To Travel This Summer? Here's Everything You Need To Know Before Hitting The RoadTravel is already picking up for the July 4 holiday weekend, and it's expected to be a busy summer. CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg has everything you need to know before you book a flight or hit the road.
Travelers May Run Into Roadblocks Over Fourth Of July WeekendThe pandemic put Independence Day celebrations and summer travel on hold in 2020. This year, tens of millions of people plan to heat out for the holiday, but travelers could run into some roadblocks; Dina Demetrius reports for CBS2.
Major Airlines Having Trouble Keeping Up With Surge In PassengersAs millions more take to the skies, some major airlines are having trouble keeping up with the surge. American Airlines is canceling nearly 1,000 flights from now through mid-July; CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
LGA AirTrain Project Delayed Over Environmental ConcernsLaGuardia Airport's $2 billion AirTrain project is on hold.
TSA Facing Worker Shortage As More Americans Start Flying AgainAs more Americans fly again, some travelers are seeing long lines at airport security checkpoints, and the TSA is having a hard time keeping pace with passengers; Errol Barnett reports for CBS2.
American Joining Southwest In Suspending Alcohol On FlightsAmerican Airlines is joining Southwest Airlines in extending its suspension of alcohol on flights because of unruly passengers.
Technical Issue At JFK And Other AirportsA system outage affected airports across the country this morning, including at John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Company Hopes To Fly Supersonic Jets In 2026Supersonic jets could be making a comeback nearly 20 years after the Concorde stopped flying.
How To Get The Biggest Bang For Your Buck With Rewards CardsWhen it comes to credit cards, experts say the average person carries about three, with at least one being a rewards card, but it can take some know-how to get the biggest bang for the bucks you charge; CBSN New York's Jessica Moore reports.
Travel Industry Starting To Pick Up Again As Pandemic Restrictions Ease, Vaccinations IncreaseThe travel industry suffered a more than 40% reduction in consumer spending during the pandemic, but things are taking off again. CBS2's Jessica Moore has advice on where to go and how to get there.
FAA: Approximately 1,300 Unruly Passenger Reports Received Since FebruaryThere's turbulence in the air as the Federal Aviation Administration sees a sharp increase in reports of unruly passengers; CBS2's Cory James reports.
Major Runway Renovations Underway At Newark AirportRunway renovations are now getting underway at Newark Airport.
New Study Finds Leaving Middle Seats On Airplanes Empty Can Reduce COVID TransmissionA new study finds that keeping the middle seat open on flights may be the safest bet.
New York Lifts Mandatory Domestic Travel Quarantine RestrictionCBS2's Cory James has the story.
United Back At JFK AirportUnited Airlines has returned to John F. Kennedy International Airport after 5 years away.
United Airlines Offering Passengers In-Airport COVID TestingThrough its new digital "travel ready center," passengers can do everything from check COVID requirements to schedule a test at the terminal.
Biden Administration Likely To Impose COVID-Related Travel RestrictionsCBS2's Nancy Chen has the details.
All Travelers Arriving In U.S. Will Need Negative COVID TestAll international travelers bound for the United States will soon be required to show proof of a COVID test that comes back negative, but the new federal requirement is causing confusion; CBS2's Dave Carlin reports.