Direct service to Washington, D.C. and Cincinnati, OH offered by American Airways, Southwest Airways and Allegiant Airways resumed this week. Direct service to Reagan Nationwide Airport (DCA) was suspended by Southwest Airways and American Airways in early May on account of lowered service demand.
Allegiant Airways resumption of seasonal service to Cincinnati is returning as deliberate, having been suspended for the season in September of 2019. T.F. Inexperienced Airport is at the moment the one business airport in New England offering direct service to Cincinnati.
American Airways resumed as soon as a day direct service between T.F. Inexperienced Airport (PVD) and Reagan Nationwide Airport in Washington, D.C. (DCA) with one-way airfare beginning as little as $129 every manner and spherical journeys at $176 on June 4.
Allegiant Airways resumed twice every week seasonal service to Cincinnati, OH (CVG) on Mondays and Fridays with airfare beginning as little as $30 every manner on June 5.
Southwest Airways resumed twice a day direct service between PVD and DCA with airfare beginning at $49 every manner on June 7.
“We’re pleased to see what we expect to be a slow but steady return of service to and from Rhode Island, providing additional options for travel and connecting service to numerous destinations,” mentioned Iftikhar Ahmad, President and CEO of the Rhode Island Airport Company in a launch. “It will be many years before we see a return to 2019 passenger levels, but we appreciate the continued efforts of our airline partners to provide safe travel options, as well as the positive attitude of passengers who are taking their own steps to keep themselves and their fellow travelers safe and healthy.”
The Rhode Island Airport Company (RIAC) has additionally been knowledgeable by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that the Federal Emergency Administration Company (FEMA) will present an estimated 182,000 face coverings for airline passengers and personnel at T.F. Inexperienced Airport (PVD) and the state’s public normal aviation airports, together with Block Island State Airport, Newport State Airport, North Central State Airport, Quonset State Airport, and Westerly State Airport. FEMA is offering roughly 87 million material face coverings for distribution to airports all through the nation inside the subsequent two weeks, together with greater than eight pallets for RIAC, containing 22,500 face coverings per pallet.
RIAC continues to remind vacationers to respect state and native well being advisories concerning COVID-19, reminding passengers at T.F. Inexperienced Airport of Rhode Island’s govt orders to put on face coverings in public settings, and the necessity to proceed 14 day self-quarantine necessities for people who return to Rhode Island after worldwide journey or home journey from areas which have prolonged stay-at-home orders (public well being, public security, and healthcare staff are exempt.)
T.F. Inexperienced Airport cleansing crews proceed enhanced sanitizing protocols, using EPA and CDC authorised hospital grade disinfectants, electrostatic sprayers, and automatic cleansing know-how to effectively and successfully sanitize escalator railings and different excessive contact areas all through the terminal. Passengers are additionally being inspired to test with particular person airline insurance policies concerning COVID-19 insurance policies, together with facemask necessities. Up to date hyperlinks to airline particular COVID-19 journey alerts and security necessities, can be found on T.F. Inexperienced’s web site at www.PVDAirport.com.