COVID-19 hit the airline industry pretty hard, but as more people are getting vaccinated and restrictions are lifted on land, there’s been an uptick in air travel across the nation.
Uptick in air travel as restrictions ease up and vaccines continue
- covid hit the airline industry- pretty hard, but as more people- get vaccinated and restrictions- are lifted on land, there's - been an uptick in air travel- across the nation.- according to the most recent- numbers released by the - tsa, yesterday, april 13th saw- 1-million, 85-thousand, 34- people traveling by air in the- united states...compare - d to just 87,534 people that da- one year ago in 2020.
- yesterday's numbers are - - - encouraging, but still less tha- half of the airline passengers- documented by - the tsa two years ago in 2019.- as for the gulfport-biloxi- international airport, the- first quarter of this year saw - steady uptick in airline- passengers and airport leaders- remain optimistic about the res- of the year's outlook.- for those planning to fly by ai- anytime soon...some good- advice....- - clay williams, executive- director, - gulfport-biloxi international - airport: "we encourage those wh are traveling,- since this evolves on a - day-to-day basis with great - frequency, to check with your - airline.
Also check with the- market where you may be - traveling, so from state to - state,- country to country those- processes and protocols that ar- in place vary so it's - - - - important that you do some- advanced planning as a traveler- do that so you can- have a nice, safe, enjoyable- trip."
Regardless of where you're- heading, you must wear a mask - at all times at u-s airports- upon entering the facility, at- check - points, and on flights while- also adhering to other safety - measures in place