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Double click here to add text. A Guide To Airline Face Mask Policies And Implementation Dates
Over the last week, many airlines came out with new face mask requirements for flying. Since many of the airlines have different dates and details, we wanted to provide a one-stop guide to the face mask policies for major airlines.
Air Canada
Effective April 20, Air Canada requires all passengers to wear face masks during check-in, boarding, and in flight. Air Canada employees are also required to wear face masks.
Customers are required to bring their own face masks


Air France
On May 4, Air France announced it will require passengers to wear face masks throughout their journey. Beginning on May 11, passengers will be required to wear the face mask. Crew members are already required to wear face masks.
The airline’s website does not say it will provide masks, so you will want to bring your own.
Alaska Airlines
On May 1, Alaska Airlines announced it would require employees and passengers to wear face masks. Employees will be required to start wearing a mask at the airport and on the plane beginning on May 11. The requirement for flight attendants, pilots, and customer service agents started on May 4.
Alaska encourages passengers to bring their own masks, but they will have masks for passengers who forget to bring one.
American Airlines
On April 30, American Airlines announced it would require passengers to wear face masks on board. The announcement came a few days after American Airlines announced they would require flight attendants to wear face masks. The mask requirements on AA begins for passengers on May 11. The requirement for flight attendants began on May 1.
American announced last week it would begin distributing face masks to passengers as supplies and operational conditions allow. You may want to bring a face mask if you have one, just to be sure!
British Airways
British Airways does not currently have a face mask requirement for passengers.
Cathay Pacific
Cathay Pacific does not have a face mask requirement for passengers (unless flying to a destination where it is required). The airline encourages its employees to wear face masks.
Delta Air Lines
On April 30, Delta announced it would require employees and passengers to wear face masks at all Delta touch points (check-in, SkyClubs, gates, etc.). The requirement was implemented on May 4.
Delta encourages passengers to bring their own masks, but they will have available supplies for passengers who don’t have one.
Emirates
The airline informs passengers to bring a mask for their flight. Emirates also directs passengers to bring gloves and maintain social distancing.
Finnair
Finnair does not currently have a requirement for passengers to wear face masks.
Frontier Airlines
On April 30, Frontier Airlines announced it would require passengers to wear face masks. The airline already requires flight attendants to wear face masks, a policy implemented on April 13. The face mask requirement for passengers takes effect on May 8.
The airline’s website does not say it will provide masks, so you will want to bring your own.
Japan Airlines
There is currently no requirement for passengers to wear face masks on Japan Airlines flights. Cabin crew and airport staff are required to wear face masks.
JetBlue
On April 27, JetBlue became the first U.S. commercial airline to require face masks on their flights. The company already requires flight attendants to wear face masks. The requirement for passengers began on May 4.
The airline’s website does not say it will provide masks, so you will want to bring your own.
KLM
On May 4, KLM announced it was implementing a requirement for passengers to wear face masks on board and at the gate. The requirement will begin on May 11, the same day KLM resumes flights. Flight attendants already are required to wear face masks. The policy will be in place until at least August 31, 2020.
Passengers are required to bring their own mask.
Lufthansa
On April 29, Lufthansa announced its plan to require all passengers to wear face masks. The requirement took effect on May 4. Crew members are also required to wear face masks.
The airline encourages passengers to bring their own mask.
Malaysia Airlines
Since April 23, Malaysia Airlines has required passengers to wear face masks on board their flights. The airline encourages passengers to bring additional masks and hand sanitizer, especially for long-haul flights.
Qantas
Qantas does not have a face mask requirement for passengers at this time. The airline said it is practicing social distancing on its aircraft.
The Australian Department of Health does not encourage Australians to wear face masks unless in the room with a sick person, in which case both the sick person and person visiting should wear a mask
Qatar Airways
Qatar Airways does not have a requirement for passengers to wear face masks. However, flights to Canada require passengers to wear the mask.
Southwest Airlines
Southwest Airlines announced on May 1 that it will require crew and passengers to wear face masks. Passengers will be required to wear a mask beginning May 11. The requirement for crew members began on May 3.
The airline encourages passengers to bring their own face mask (and hand sanitizer), but Southwest will provide one if you forget.
United Airlines
United Airlines was the first major U.S. airline to require all passengers to wear face masks. Crew members are also required to wear face masks. The passenger requirement was implemented on May 4.
The airline encourages passengers to bring their own face mask. But United will provide a face mask if a passenger does not have one.
Bottom Line
The above list didn’t purposefully leave out any airline. We will try to update as new information becomes available. But it’s advised that you check with your airline before traveling for the most up-to-date information.
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A Guide To Airline Face Mask Policies and Implementation Dates
Over the last week, many airlines came out with new face mask requirements for flying. Since many of the airlines have different dates and details, we wanted to provide a one-stop guide to the face mask policies for major airlines.


Air Canada
Effective April 20, Air Canada requires all passengers to wear face masks during check-in, boarding, and in flight. Air Canada employees are also required to wear face masks.
Customers are required to bring their own face masks
Air France
On May 4, Air France announced it will require passengers to wear face masks throughout their journey. Beginning on May 11, passengers will be required to wear the face mask. Crew members are already required to wear face masks.
The airline’s website does not say it will provide masks, so you will want to bring your own.


Alaska Airlines
On May 1, Alaska Airlines announced it would require employees and passengers to wear face masks. Employees will be required to start wearing a mask at the airport and on the plane beginning on May 11. The requirement for flight attendants, pilots, and customer service agents started on May 4.
Alaska encourages passengers to bring their own masks, but they will have masks for passengers who forget to bring one.
American Airlines
On April 30, American Airlines announced it would require passengers to wear face masks on board. The announcement came a few days after American Airlines announced they would require flight attendants to wear face masks. The mask requirements on AA begins for passengers on May 11. The requirement for flight attendants began on May 1.
American announced last week it would begin distributing face masks to passengers as supplies and operational conditions allow. You may want to bring a face mask if you have one, just to be sure!
British Airways
British Airways does not currently have a face mask requirement for passengers.
Cathay Pacific
Cathay Pacific does not have a face mask requirement for passengers (unless flying to a destination where it is required). The airline encourages its employees to wear face masks.

Delta Air Lines
On April 30, Delta announced it would require employees and passengers to wear face masks at all Delta touch points (check-in, Sky Clubs, gates, etc.). The requirement was implemented on May 4.
Delta encourages passengers to bring their own masks, but they will have available supplies for passengers who don’t have one.
Emirates
The airline informs passengers to bring a mask for their flight. Emirates also directs passengers to bring gloves and maintain social distancing.
Finnair
Finnair does not currently have a requirement for passengers to wear face masks.
Frontier Airlines
On April 30, Frontier Airlines announced it would require passengers to wear face masks. The airline already requires flight attendants to wear face masks, a policy implemented on April 13. The face mask requirement for passengers takes effect on May 8.
The airline’s website does not say it will provide masks, so you will want to bring your own.
Japan Airlines
There is currently no requirement for passengers to wear face masks on Japan Airlines flights. Cabin crew and airport staff are required to wear face masks.
JetBlue
On April 27, JetBlue became the first U.S. commercial airline to require face masks on their flights. The company already requires flight attendants to wear face masks. The requirement for passengers began on May 4.
The airline’s website does not say it will provide masks, so you will want to bring your own.
KLM
On May 4, KLM announced it was implementing a requirement for passengers to wear face masks on board and at the gate. The requirement will begin on May 11, the same day KLM resumes flights. Flight attendants already are required to wear face masks. The policy will be in place until at least August 31, 2020.
Passengers are required to bring their own mask.


Lufthansa
On April 29, Lufthansa announced its plan to require all passengers to wear face masks. The requirement took effect on May 4. Crew members are also required to wear face masks.
The airline encourages passengers to bring their own mask.
Malaysia Airlines
Since April 23, Malaysia Airlines has required passengers to wear face masks on board their flights. The airline encourages passengers to bring additional masks and hand sanitizer, especially for long-haul flights.
Qantas
Qantas does not have a face mask requirement for passengers at this time. The airline said it is practicing social distancing on its aircraft.
The Australian Department of Health does not encourage Australians to wear face masks unless in the room with a sick person, in which case both the sick person and person visiting should wear a mask
Qatar Airways
Qatar Airways does not have a requirement for passengers to wear face masks. However, flights to Canada require passengers to wear the mask.
Southwest Airlines
Southwest Airlines announced on May 1 that it will require crew and passengers to wear face masks. Passengers will be required to wear a mask beginning May 11. The requirement for crew members began on May 3.
The airline encourages passengers to bring their own face mask (and hand sanitizer), but Southwest will provide one if you forget.
United Airlines
United Airlines was the first major U.S. airline to require all passengers to wear face masks. Crew members are also required to wear face masks. The passenger requirement was implemented on May 4.
The airline encourages passengers to bring their own face mask. But United will provide a face mask if a passenger does not have one.
Bottom Line
The above list didn’t purposefully leave out any airline. We will try to update as new information becomes available. But it’s advised that you check with your airline before traveling for the most up-to-date information.

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