Sumary of Jet2, easyJet, TUI, Ryanair and British Airways face mask rules from Monday:
- The Government is also allowing travel operators and transport hubs to make their own rules surrounding the use of face masks.
- What will the rules be for those travelling with Jet2, easyJet, TUI, Ryanair and British Airways from July 19?Jet2 Jet2 will continue to require customers to wear face masks following July 19.
- A spokesperson for the airline told Express.co.uk: “The health and safety of our customers and colleagues will always be our number one priority.
- “While travelling, you can only take off your mask when we ask to ID you at the boarding gate and to eat and drink.
- “We continue to be guided by our in-house medical adviser and a number of key industry governing bodies that airlines follow including the WHO (World Health Organization), Icao (International Civil Aviation Organisation), Easa (European Union Aviation Safety Agency), the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and public health authorities across Europe, and at present their guidance around the wearing of masks onboard remains unchanged.” According to the easyJet website: “Face masks must be worn at the airport, at the gate when boarding the aircraft, and throughout the flight.
- “If you have an exemption from wearing a mask, you must bring a signed doctor’s letter or medical certificate (printed or digital format) with you to the airport when you travel with us, that clearly states that you’re exempt from wearing a face mask,” adds easyJet.