This week, Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization representing the leading U.S. airlines, announced that its member carriers are voluntarily implementing temporary health acknowledgment policies and procedures for passenger travel as an additional level of mitigation to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Health acknowledgments are another important way passengers can "fly smart" and do their part to help prevent the spread.
Airlines for America (A4A) announced over the weekend that its member carriers are supporting the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to begin checking the temperature of the traveling public and customer-facing employees as long as necessary during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) public health crisis.
Southwest Airlines Co. announced it is now taking corporate travel bookings through industry-standard business travel booking systems. All of Southwest's fares along with industry-standard booking, ticketing and functionality with business-relevant content are available in Travelport's Apollo and Worldpsan Global Distribution Systems. In addition, Southwest will settle tickets booked via the new GDS processes through Airport Report Corporation (ARC).