US mask mandate for public transit will be extended through Jan. 18

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The Biden administration is expected to soon extend a federal requirement that travelers wear masks on commercial flights. The measure is the latest sign of persistent concerns about the spread of Covid-19. The current rules were extended this spring until Sept. 13. The administration will extend the mandate through Jan. 18, said the people.
9 months ago·Washington, United States

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U.S. plans to extend transport mask mandate through Jan. 18, sources say

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -President Joe Biden's administration plans to extend requirements for travelers to wear masks on airplanes, trains and buses and at airports and train stations through Jan. 18 to address ongoing COVID-19 risks, three sources told Reuters. Major U.S. airlines were informed of the planned extension on a call with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday,…

9 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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EXCLUSIVE U.S. plans to extend transportation mask mandate through Jan. 18, sources say

President Joe Biden's administration plans to extend requirements for travelers to wear masks on airplanes, trains and buses and at airports and train stations through Jan. 18 to address ongoing COVID-19 risks, three sources told Reuters.

9 months ago·United Kingdom
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TSA Extends To January Mask Rule For Airline Passengers

Federal officials are extending into January a requirement that people on airline flights and public transportation wear face masks, a rule intended to limit the spread of COVID-19.

9 months ago·India
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CBS Local

TSA Expected To Extend Transportation Mask Mandate Through January 2022

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The Transportation and Security Administration (TSA) is expected to extend its mask directive that requires passengers to wear face coverings on federal transportation.The mandate was set to expire on September 13 and is now expected to be extended through January 18, 2022.“The purpose of TSA’s mask directive is to minimize the spread of COVID-19 on public transportation,” TSA said in a statement.Association of Flight Atten…

9 months ago·United States
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USA Today

Traveling for the holidays? Mask mandate to be extended into January for planes, trains, buses, reports

Travelers on airplanes, trains, buses and in airports and train stations should be prepared to continue to wear masks for holiday travel.

9 months ago·United States
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abc News

TSA extends to January mask rule for airline passengers

If you're flying on a plane or taking a train, be ready to keep wearing that face mask for a few more months

9 months ago·United States
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