Articles tagged “Mask Mandate”

Airlines

U.S. Justice Department Calls to Overturn Order Lifting Mask Mandate on Planes

If the ruling is overturned, it remains to be seen if the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will reinstate the requirement for masks.

U.S. Justice Department Calls to Overturn Order Lifting Mask Mandate on Planes

Tour Operators

Tour Operators Aren’t Rushing to Ditch Mask Mandates

Although tour operators frequently deal with customers frustrated about having to wear masks, they are sticking to their own mandates mostly, especially since many destinations where operators run trips still have rules in place.

Tour Operators Aren’t Rushing to Ditch Mask Mandates

Tourism

Mask Mandates Disappear and More Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, major U.S. airlines didn't hesitate to lift mask requirements, travel numbers in Japan begin steadily rising, and a hotel in South Carolina offers insight on how to create a disability inclusive workforce.

Mask Mandates Disappear and More Top Stories This Week

Airlines

Delta Plans to Remove Mask Violators From No-Fly List

As airlines in the U.S. lose no time in adopting the no-mask mandate, Delta looks to restore flight privileges of passengers who had earlier been barred over mask violations. Customers would, however, need to be at their best 'expected behavior' when flying with the airline.

Delta Plans to Remove Mask Violators From No-Fly List

Airlines

U.S. Justice Department Appeals Ruling Ending Mask Mandates on Planes, Trains

Here we go. The mask wars are back on, and it's travelers who will face mass confusion. It may just be the airlines' zeal to repeal their own mask mandates was a little too much celebration too soon.

U.S. Justice Department Appeals Ruling Ending Mask Mandates on Planes, Trains

Airlines

Canada Will Keep Mask Mandate for Planes

Not wanting to toe the U.S. line, Canada decides to retain its mask mandate on planes, calling it a layered approach to keeping travelers safe.

Canada Will Keep Mask Mandate for Planes

Airlines

United, Delta, American, Other U.S. Airlines Quick to Drop Mask Mandates After Judge’s Ruling

A Florida federal judge and Trump appointee has liberated the U.S. airlines from the tyranny of having to enforce mask mandates. The five largest U.S. airlines didn't wait long, dropping their mask requirements within hours of the judge's ruling.

United, Delta, American, Other U.S. Airlines Quick to Drop Mask Mandates After Judge’s Ruling

Airlines

U.S. Planes, Trains Mask Mandate Ruled Unlawful by Federal Judge in Florida

The judge's decision is a bitter blow for the Biden administration, which had argued that the mask mandate was needed to slow the spread of Covid. But the issue is far from settled because it's unclear if the ruling will take immediate effect.

U.S. Planes, Trains Mask Mandate Ruled Unlawful by Federal Judge in Florida

Airlines

U.S. Extends Airline, Train Mask Mandate Into May

Travelers on planes, trains, and public transport in the U.S. need to wear masks a little bit longer. The CDC is extending its mask mandate by 15 days as it continues to evaluate easing the rules even as Covid-19 cases rise again.

U.S. Extends Airline, Train Mask Mandate Into May

Coronavirus

Extending Transit Mask Mandate Beyond April 18 Being Debated by White House

The increase in Covid cases — including an outbreak among prominent U.S. politicians — comes at an inopportune time for those calling for the transit mask mandate to be lifted. It also makes it difficult for the Biden Administration to justify ending the mandate so soon when the country is facing another surge.

Extending Transit Mask Mandate Beyond April 18 Being Debated by White House