Individuals head to Bradley Worldwide Airport as holiday getaway holidays conclude

WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (WWLP) – Stating goodbye is never uncomplicated.

Christina Connelly’s household from Florida came up for the vacations, but now they are heading back home.

“Everyone obtained tested just before we bought with each other and it came again detrimental. Thank goodness,” she instructed 22News at Bradley Worldwide Airport.

It was their first time looking at each and every other because the pandemic started off.

“[It felt] like eternally,” she defined.

Having said that, 12-year-previous Garrett Feinberg is a seasoned traveler. Splitting his time between Orlando and New Fairfield, CT, Garrett has experienced to fly a couple instances this yr.

“We have to be very careful, but we have to fly much too,” reported Garrett’s mom, Renee Marotta. “I wasn’t heading to expend Xmas with no my toddler.”

Prior to the flight, Garrett had to get a COVID examination.

“When the pandemic 1st started out, there had been perhaps six persons on the aircraft but now there’s at the very least 50,” he explained to 22Information.

Covid-19 screening has turn into a actuality for persons traveling, whether or not they’re departing or arriving.

That is why Bradley Intercontinental is supplying free testing to its vacationers.

Christina mentioned she is searching ahead to a possibly safer 2021.

“Hopefully maybe future year it’ll be our convert and we’ll go down to Florida,” she stated.

To pre-sign up for the free of charge COVID-19 testing made available by Bradley Worldwide Airport, click listed here.