Commentary: International travel is easier than you might think | Travel


International travel is lastly beginning to get better from the COVID-19 droop.

As of August, demand for cross-border flights was nonetheless down about 69% relative to 2019 ranges, in response to the International Air Transport Association. But that marked a notable enchancment from the prior month — the sixth straight, the truth is. That’s regardless of a wave of COVID-19 linked to the delta variant that weighed on demand for home flights in each the U.S. and China. Cross-border travel restrictions have gotten more and more manageable and coherent. That is, for the vaccinated, as I realized on a latest journey to France. And that’s a boon to each airways and aerospace producers.