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AS Requires Passengers to Wear Face Masks (TSA Extends to 1/18/2022)

AS Requires Passengers to Wear Face Masks (TSA Extends to 1/18/2022)

Old Mar 3, 2021, 6:38 pm
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Are they able to enforce this on flights into and out of airports in Texas?
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Old Mar 3, 2021, 7:00 pm
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Originally Posted by kileysmom
Are they able to enforce this on flights into and out of airports in Texas?
Its a federal rule, so I dont see why not.
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Old Mar 3, 2021, 10:23 pm
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Originally Posted by kileysmom
Are they able to enforce this on flights into and out of airports in Texas?
Texas and Mississippi Courts, Airports and Public Transit to Enforce Masks Despite Govs. Orders (msn.com)
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Old Mar 3, 2021, 10:57 pm
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Kind of splitting hairs but is there any jurisdictional difference between in the airport and on the planes? For example, if no federal mandate exists and it's up to states. Could passengers roam the airport w/o masks but then airline policy takes over at time of boarding? I'm just wondering how the exit from mask wearing is going to go (nice to at least be thinking of this happening someday). Obviously, federal overrides state. Where does airline policy come in and is it different than airport policy?
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Old Mar 4, 2021, 12:19 am
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Masks are required at TSA checkpoints. And the six largest Texas airports (and probably all of them) still require masks.
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Old Mar 5, 2021, 12:45 am
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Yet one more fun puzzle for these times of covid...jurisdiction!
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Old Mar 23, 2021, 5:01 pm
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Interesting change to the PA announcements today on SAN-FLL.... a reminder that masks are required, even if you have been vaccinated.

Not sure if it was an Ad Lib by the FAs or the new gospel from the book of Chester...
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Old Mar 23, 2021, 5:11 pm
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Originally Posted by navydevildoc
Interesting change to the PA announcements today on SAN-FLL.... a reminder that masks are required, even if you have been vaccinated.

Not sure if it was an Ad Lib by the FAs or the new gospel from the book of Chester...
I have heard this on my last several flights verbatim.
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Old Mar 23, 2021, 5:17 pm
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I don't recall hearing it on my SEA-DCA trip (14/17 Mar) but it's a good add
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Old Mar 23, 2021, 5:39 pm
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Originally Posted by jrl767
I don't recall hearing it on my SEA-DCA trip (14/17 Mar) but it's a good add
Yeah, it wasnt on my SAN-FLL-SEA-SAN trip last week.

But totally agree its a good add, and I say this as someone who has had both shots.
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Old Mar 23, 2021, 6:19 pm
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Originally Posted by navydevildoc
... I say this as someone who has had both shots.
I finally got tired of waiting for Govt IT "help"desk staff to solve laptop configuration issues via VPN ... even though I was between doses, I wasn't interested in waiting another week or two for the last few percent of effectiveness

both flights went out 12/12 in F (on the outbound I got the upgrade at T-72 and had no seatmate when I checked in at ~T-18 ... on the return I was looking at scrambled airplanes; about halfway thru the outbound decided not to mess with it, and booked the nonstop in F since there were still two window seats available) ... all the F pax seemed to be pretty good about limiting their mask-off time to when they were actually putting food/beverages to their mouth


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not directly related to pax masks, but what have folks been seeing wrt FAs wearing gloves during food/beverage "service"?
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Old Aug 17, 2021, 4:18 pm
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This seems as good a place as any to drop this...federal mask mandate will be extended to January 18th according to reports of a call with the TSA, CDC and U.S. airlines today:

https://www.reuters.com/business/hea...es-2021-08-17/
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