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CAC Backs Call for Proof of Vaccination

CAC Backs Call for Proof of Vaccination

…to remove the testing requirement for fully vaccinated travelers, adding that complicating this issue further is the fact that people entering Canada from the U.S. by air will require proof of a negative COVID test, but not people entering by the land border. This could push Canadians to drive to…

Airport Dimensions Finds Passenger Satisfaction Up

Airport Dimensions Finds Passenger Satisfaction Up

…a better overall experience despite the challenges of COVID-19. The Airport Dimensions research did find some differences in satisfaction levels between different regions and age brackets, with, for example, 86 percent of travelers from Singapore satisfied with their overall airport experience compared to just 48 percent of Spanish travelers. Millennial…

OTG Secures $1.25B in New Funding

OTG Secures $1.25B in New Funding

…now have the committed growth capital to execute on our long-term strategic plan, at a time when the travel industry is poised to regain normalcy after the shut-downs caused by the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Rick Blatstein, OTG CEO. “As OTG continues to learn the preferences of travelers and guests, this…

AUS’s Patel Talks Local, Industry Challenges

AUS’s Patel Talks Local, Industry Challenges

…$124 million operating budget. “The nightmare of COVID is the gift that’s going to keep on giving for this community,” Patel said. While devastating to its financials, the pandemic actually provided some relief at AUS, where the airport was processing 17.3 million passengers a year before COVID hit on infrastructure…

SFO Launches Pilot to Detect COVID Variants

SFO Launches Pilot to Detect COVID Variants

…in testing and sequencing for COVID-19. In July 2021, SFO served as the launch site for a pilot program hosted by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) to equip travelers with registered self-testing kits allowing the CDPH to monitor for COVID-19 variants in the state and develop mitigation strategies….