In a statement made June 30 the air carrier says that passengers who repeatedly refuse to wear a mask on a flight will be issued a warning in the form of a yellow card.
Ravn was Alaska’s largest rural airline, with 1,300 workers and some 70 planes before the COVID-19 pandemic forced it to shut down operations and file for bankruptcy.
Most people who took a flight to Alaska from out of state last week opted to bypass the two-week quarantine and undergo COVID-19 testing instead, according to state health officials.
Travelers entering Alaska by land or sea from out of state are required to complete COVID-19 testing procedures and travel declaration forms, state officials said on Saturday. The requirements have already been in place for about two weeks in several Alaska airports. “We wanted to make sure we have a process for those travelers that…
The boat belongs to Jerry Jones, the owner of the Dallas Cowboys. The harbor master couldn’t comment who was on board the ship. However, he said the passengers complied with state mandates.
The Alaska Marine Highway System ferry LeConte made the first of three summer sailings to the Chichagof Island community of Tenakee Springs.
Passengers on Alaska’s mainline ferries are now being required to get a COVID-19 test before traveling.
Alaska health officials acknowledge that the testing system had issues in the beginning that led to some delays and confusion. But they say fixes are underway, and the process should be smoother and faster now.
Allen Marine normally operates tour boats out of Sitka, Juneau and Ketchikan. But with tourism numbers way down because of the coronavirus, they’re branching out.
All non-essential travel between the countries will be prohibited until at least July 21.