The ‘billion-dollar air route’ is bouncing back


Since March 2020, would-be travelers have experienced more turbulence on the ground than in the air. As always, though, CNN Travel are your attendants on hand to guide you through the safety instructions and point our your nearest exits.

Here’s our latest roundup of new developments in pandemic travel. Fasten your seatbelts. It’s going to be a bumpy week.

1. Bahamas, Sint Maarten and more have been added to US ‘do not travel’ list

The Bahamas and Morocco are now among the highest-risk destinations for travelers, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s regularly revised travel advisories list.
They moved to the top tier on August 23, along with Sint Maarten, Haiti, Kosovo and Lebanon. The recommendation for these destinations is to avoid all nonessential travel.