Hawaiian Governor Urges Tourists to Stay Away as COVID-19 Cases Surge

Hawaiian Governor David Ige urged tourists to voluntarily stay away from the islands as local COVID-19 cases surge. In a press conference on Aug. 23, Ige warned tourists, as well as residents, that it was “a risky time to be …

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Virgin Galactic Sells Space Flight Tickets for $450,000 a Seat

Virgin Galactic announced that it’s reopening ticket sales, with a starting price of $450,000 per seat. The action follows Unity’s fourth spaceflight, which took place on July 11 from Spaceport America in New Mexico. Unity’s first fully crewed voyage to …

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US Extends COVID-19 Travel Restrictions for Canada and Mexico

The United States extended COVID-19 restrictions for non-essential travel at the country’s borders with Mexico and Canada until July 21. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the decision in a posted tweet on Sunday. “To reduce the spread of …

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French Government Seeks to Ban Short-Haul Domestic Flights to Limit Climate Damage

French regulators voted to abolish domestic flights on routes that can be covered by train in under two and a half hours, as the government seeks to “lower carbon emissions,” amid the pandemic travel restrictions. The voting happened on Saturday …

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