• Masks to be Required for Commercial Air Travel Through September

    The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is extending the face mask requirement for individuals across all transportation networks throughout the United States, including at airports, onboard commercial aircraft, on over-the-road buses, and on commuter bus and rail systems through September 13. We broke down some of the common questions surrounding this announcement to help keep us all on the same page

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  • First Time Flier Travels Out of the Ithaca Tompkins Intl. Airport

    We caught up with Katie, a 20-something first time flier after her recent trip that began at the Ithaca Tompkins International Airport (ITH). Katie was thrilled to share her experience with other new fliers and can’t wait for her next trip. Learn more about Katie’s experience below: Q: Where did you go and why did you choose to fly out

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  • Things Are Looking Up!

    Things are really starting to look up around here. As of April 1st, the New York State travel advisory has been lifted and as an added bonus, American Airlines has resumed a second daily flight to Charlotte (CLT) effective Friday, April 2nd. In terms of the travel advisory changes, domestic travelers flying into New York State after April 1 will continue

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  • TSA Installs New Acrylic Shields to Help Protect Passengers and Employees

    Are you planning to fly soon? Upcoming spring break plans perhaps? Well we’re proud to share that our terminal just got that much safer for both travelers and employees. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has installed new acrylic shields at the security checkpoint at Ithaca Tompkins International Airport as part of the agency’s continued efforts to implement initiatives to help

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  • Flying and COVID-19 Vaccines

    As more and more people get vaccinated, more and more questions arise about what exactly it means to be vaccinated, especially in terms of travel mandates and guidelines. Unfortunately, being vaccinated doesn’t mean you can take your mask off and party like it’s 2019; many of the same guidelines still apply. We put together some current information about flying after

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  • Ithaca Tompkins Intl. Airport Receives $1.3 Million in Federal Assistance

    The Ithaca Tompkins International Airport is set to receive over 1.3 million dollars from the federal COVID-19 relief package that was passed last month. After several days of negotiating on behalf of Upstate New York, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand revealed that last month’s bipartisan COVID relief package includes $36,559,697 for specific airports across Upstate

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