Nearly all U.S. Air Travelers Will Need Passports by Jan. 23

According to The Associated Press, nearly all air travelers entering the U.S. will be required to show passports beginning Jan. 23, including returning Americans and people from Canada and other nations in the Western Hemisphere. The date was recently disclosed by Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff in an interview with The Associated Press. Until now, the department had not set a specific date for instituting the passport requirement for air travelers, though the start had been expected to be around the beginning of the year. Setting the date on Jan. 23 pushes the start past the holiday season.

Read more on:

Suggested Articles:

CommonPass establishes a standard method for lab results and vaccination records to be certified across borders. Here's what you need to know.

A recent survey conducted by Dream Vacations, CruiseOne and Cruises Inc. revealed that there is an incredible, pent-up demand for travel.

The COVID Relief Now Coalitionhas launched a digital advertising campaign urging policymakers to quickly approve a new COVID-19 relief package.