A new luxury airline is beckoning wealthy vacationers while health officials push for tighter restrictions on nonessential travel. Lee said there is no safe way to travel at this stage of the pandemic, especially with new variants emerging that are significantly more contagious. I get that, because we’re a year in and we keep getting told what we cannot do,” Lee said. Even if the flights were virus-proof, there are risks travelling to and from the airport and mingling at vacation destinations. It keeps getting re-seeded and spread about… It’s just that small group (travelling) because the policies allow them to do it.