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JetBlue Adding Flights For Super Bowl Weekend

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The Big Game is set.

Super Bowl 54 has its finalists, with a terrific matchup between the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs looming on Feb. 2 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla.

Now JetBlue has announced today that it will add flights to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL), located just 14 miles from the stadium.

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Between Friday, Jan. 30 and Monday, Feb. 3, JetBlue will add more than a dozen flights between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Fort Lauderdale to help fans from the winning west coast city cheer on their team in South Florida.

In San Francisco, where JetBlue typically operates up to three daily flights to Fort Lauderdale, JetBlue will offer up to five daily flights on peak travel days. Flight schedules have been expanded to ensure travelers arrive in South Florida in time for the big game, with return direction flights offered across a variety of convenient times.

With no service at Kansas City International Airport, JetBlue is also expanding service to South Florida from the New York.

Between Jan. 30 and Feb. 4, the airline has added 10 flights to its schedule between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Fort Lauderdale. The result is 2,000 added seats for fans interested in flying to the big game.

For travelers who can’t make it to the big game, those flying domestically with JetBlue will still be able to watch the action while in the air. With live TV at every seat, fans won’t miss a single play or the halftime show, all while enjoying unlimited game day snacks and beverages.

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TSA Bans TikTok Videos From Agency Social Media Accounts

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The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced Sunday employees would no longer be permitted to use TikTok to post on behalf of the agency’s social media accounts.

According to the New York Post, the decision to ban the use of the Chinese owned video-sharing app comes after Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer voiced concerns about potential national security issues.

TSA officials said several employees who managed the agency’s social media accounts had used the TikTok platform to create videos that were shared with followers, but the agency has told its staff they are no longer allowed to use the video-sharing app on TSA accounts.

While the TSA never had a TikTok account or posted content directly to the platform, the federal agency’s employees posted videos on TSA social media accounts that featured the social media platform’s logo in the corner.

Senator Schumer began advocating for the agency to stop using TikTok after he called on intelligence officials to investigate the platform to protect national security. He followed up his comments with a letter to TSA Administrator David Pekoske on Saturday, which sparked the ban.

When asked about the decision, Schumer defended his position and cited a Department of Homeland Security rule prohibiting TikTok on agency devices. The Department of Defense and the State Department have also banned employees from posting on the social media platform.

“Given the widely reported threats, the already-in-place agency bans, and the existing concerns posed by TikTok, the feds cannot continue to allow the TSA’s use of the platform to fly,” Schumer said in a statement.

“These videos sure do make you chuckle; they’re creative,” the senator continued. “But China might be laughing at these TSA postings for very different reasons, and that should concern us and it’s why I am urging the TSA to find a different platform, and cease its use of TikTok now.”

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