Delta Air Lines and United Airlines celebrated the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) updated guidance Friday, which states that fully vaccinated people can “travel safely within the United States.”
The April 2 guidance said fully vaccinated individuals are “less likely to get and spread COVID-19” and specified that such individuals can “travel safely within the United States” and do not need to undergo a coronavirus test before or after travel unless their destination requires testing. The CDC also said vaccinated travelers no longer need to self-quarantine, although the agency still advised vaccinated people to wear a mask and maintain social distancing.
“More customers than ever during the pandemic are showing us they’re ready to get back out and reconnect with the world—and we’re ready to help them reclaim their lives safely,” a Delta spokeswoman told the Hill Friday.
A spokesperson for United told the outlet the updated