TSA extends face mask requirement through May 3, 2022

TSA on Twitter: "Travelers are still required to wear face masks at  airports, train stations, and while traveling. Read more on our joint  statement at https://t.co/dah2QukseS https://t.co/XkQfGSsgme" / Twitter

Contrary to what many travelers and crew would like then TSA has announced they will extend the Security Directives and Emergency Amendment requiring mask use on public transportation and transportation hubs for 15 days through May 3, 2022. This includes airports and when on commercial aircraft.

CDC continues to monitor the spread of the Omicron COVID-19 variant, especially the BA.2 subvariant that now makes up more than 85% of U.S. cases.  Since early April 2022, there have been increases in the 7-day moving average of COVID-19 cases in the United States. During the 15-day extension period, CDC will assess the potential impact read more ⇒

Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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