The Extended Travel Ban: What It Means for Air Travelers

On Saturday, the Trump administration extended the ban on foreign nationals from certain European countries to include those traveling from the United Kingdom and Ireland. The latest restrictions go into place on Monday at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time.

The ban on travelers from the European continent, which went into effect on Friday at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time, does not apply to United States citizens, green card holders or their immediate family members. The same will be true of the extended ban. But regardless of nationality or residency, all travelers could still be affected — by increased security screenings, airline service reductions or other effects of the coronavirus outbreak.

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