The U.S. mask mandate for air travel is due to expire in March, but some flight attendants say that’s too soon. By Alyssa Lukpat.
With federal in-flight and airport mask mandates scheduled to expire next month, a flight attendants’ union is pushing the Biden administration to extend the mask requirement until more people are vaccinated against the coronavirus.
In a statement, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA said that allowing the mask requirement to lapse March 18 would endanger medically vulnerable travelers as well as passengers younger than 5, who . . .