SAN FRANCISCO INT’L AIRPORT (KPIX 5) – United Airlines has started offering pre-travel coronavirus testing at San Francisco International Airport. The option could have a significant impact on air travel to Hawaii, which is beginning to reopen to tourism.
Starting Thursday, travelers to Hawaii who test negative within 72 hours of flying will no longer have to quarantine for two weeks upon arrival. United Airlines is the first airline in the nation to help folks meet that requirement.
“For those who want to do more last minute testing, through appointment, you can get those results in 15 minutes,” said Janet Lamkin, the airline’s California regional president.
Here’s how it works. Travelers make an appointment, register at reception desk, speak to an online medical tech…