Airlines returning to full bookings, no empty seats
Planning to fly somewhere soon?
The good news is that more seats and more flights are becoming available.
The bad news is that at least 2 airlines plan to fill every seat.
American and United Airlines intend to sell every seat, but you can re-book at no charge.
Delta and Southwest intend to continue limited seating up to 85% of capacity.
Columbia Metropolitan Airport officials in West Columbia have measures to make you feel safer.
The 3 airlines flying from here require face coverings on flights.
55,000 donated masks are free at the main lobby information desk and the TSA security checkpoint .
Before boarding, you’ll be able to use hand sanitizer stations.
Plexiglass shields have been installed at the TSA checkpoint and at several shops.
Restrooms are being cleaned every 2 hours.
As passengers increase, bathrooms will be cleaned every hour.
Vice President Mike Pence has given airline executives permission to begin creating a contact tracing app.
This is supposed to help keep travelers safe if a passenger tests positive.
How this app will work is not yet clear, but airlines aim for a December 1 app deadline.