TSA extends the use of masks on plains, trains and buses

TSA extends the use of masks on plains, trains and buses

Federal mask mandate was extended into September for planes, trains, buses. In this article, you will discover the most relevant information you should know if traveling. Keep reading for more details!

Federal mask mandate was extended into September for planes, trains, buses. In this article, you will discover the most relevant information you should know if traveling. Keep reading for more details!

The Transportation Security Administration extended its face mask requirement for airplanes, airports, trains, commuter rail systems and other modes of transportation through September 13.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has relaxed mask guidelines for vaccinated Americans, and some states have rescinded mask mandates. But masks will still be a must if you're traveling by plane, train or bus this summer.

Masks will still be a must if you're traveling by plane, train or bus this summer.

The fines start at $250 and top out at $1,500 for repeat offenders. However, the TSA said there will be exemptions to the face mask requirement for travelers under age 2 and those with certain disabilities will continue.

Airlines began requiring masks early in the pandemic but have faced resistance from a minority of passengers and long sought the federal government's support.

Flight attendants, airlines and others have been pushing for an extension.

Flight attendants, airlines and others have been pushing for an extension. The president of the largest flight attendants union said during a U.S. Senate subcommittee meeting earlier this month that airlines still need the backing of the federal government to enforce passenger compliance with their mask requirements.

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