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Letter to the Secretary of Transportation Calling for an Emergency Rule That Would Require Airports and Airlines to Implement Mask Wearing Mandates

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Public Citizen, joined by 22 other organizations, urged the Secretary of Transportation to immediately grant FlyersRights.org’s August 4 petition for an emergency rule that would require all air carriers and airports to mandate the wearing of masks for all persons inside of airports and airplanes at all times. The requested emergency rule is a simple, commonsense measure for mitigating the spread of COVID-19 among airplane passengers and crew members, airport workers, and other airport visitors.

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