Coronavirus policy leads Delta to ban more than 100 maskless passengers
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Dozens of passengers have been banned from flying on Delta Airlines for not complying with the airline's mandatory COVID-19 mask policy.
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As of Wednesday, more than 100 people have had their flying privileges revoked from future Delta flights, the airline confirmed to FOX Business. This comes as new coronavirus cases continue to spike throughout the United States. The total number of confirmed cases has surpassed 3.9 million, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
The pandemic has created a tumultuous time for major U.S. air carriers, which has caused a drop in demand for air travel. Yet, Delta Airlines continues to ramp up enforcement of its coronavirus mask policy, which includes a potential flying ban for non-compliant passengers. The policy was put in place in April to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 on flights.
DELTA FLYERS MUST WEAR CORONAVIRUS FACE MASK OR FACE BAN
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In its latest measure, which kicked in Monday, the airline implemented its ‘Clearance to Fly’ screening process to ensure exemptions are granted only to customers who have medical conditions that prevent them from wearing a mask.