Coronavirus: end of wearing a mandatory mask on the plane?

By bfnadmin  | Date: 2022-05-10

Coronavirus: end of wearing a mandatory mask on the plane?

By Rizhlaine F. Published on May 2022 to 15h08

While the situation facing the coronavirus epidemic is improving in France, the Minister of Health, Olivier Véran, announced the end of the wearing of the compulsory mask in public transport from Monday 16 may 2022. Does the lifting of this restriction also apply to aircraft?

Its official, the French can drop the mask in the public transport from 16 may 2022. The announcement was made this Wednesday May 639062 by the Minister of Health Olivier Véran following the Council of Ministers. As the summer holidays approach, however, one question is burning your lips: does the lifting of this restriction also concern air travel?

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Covid : les personnes vaccinées bientôt dispensées du port de masque dans le cadre privé ? Coronavirus: end of wearing a mask in public transport next week
In France, the evolution of the coronavirus epidemic encourages the government to lift a new restriction. Thus on 15 May 2022 marks the end of the wearing of the compulsory mask in public transport.

The answer tends towards a yes but has not been clarified by the government. This would also follow the European recommendations. This Wednesday 15 May 2022, the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has released a press release in which the two agencies announce the easing of health measures within air transport.

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  • It is nevertheless specified that the es passengers must respect everyones choice of whether or not to wear a mask in the absence of an obligation. We also remind you that it is still strongly recommended to keep the mask on board a plane when you show symptoms of illness (coughing, sneezing, etc.).

    Thus, while the summer is showing up, the improvement in the health situation will have led to a new lifting of health restrictions. While this development is encouraging, caution is still in order, in the hope of a summer season free of the health crisis.

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