COVID-19: Airlines Requiring Face Masks or Face Coverings

In response to COVID-19, all of our airline partners now require passengers to wear face masks or face coverings:

American Airlines

Effective May 11, American Airlines will require all customers traveling to wear a face covering (or mask) while on board the aircraft effective. This new requirement is part of the airline’s ongoing commitment to prioritizing customer and team member well-being in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For more information, please visit American Airline’s website: CLICK HERE.

Delta Airlines

Aligning with best practice guidelines from the CDC, as of May 4, Delta requires all customers to wear a face mask or appropriate face covering when traveling. For more information, visit the Delta website:

Frontier Airlines

At Frontier, your health and safety are a top priority. Starting  May 8, all Frontier customers are required to wear a face covering over their nose and mouth throughout their journey. This will include all ticket counters, gate areas, and onboard our aircraft. For further information, visit Frontier’s website:

Jet Blue

As of May 4, all customers must wear a face covering while traveling, including in flight, as well as during check-in, boarding and deplaning. Learn more at


Face coverings are required for customers effective May 11. If you forget your mask at home, one will be available for you. For more info, click here.

Spirit Airlines

As of May 11, Spirit Airlines passengers will be required to wear face coverings when traveling with Spirit. Passengers without a face covering will not be permitted to board the plane. For more info, please visit:

Air Canada

For the safety and well-being of customers and employees, Air Canada require all customers to wear cloth coverings or masks over their mouth and nose while at check-in, during the boarding process and during flight on its aircraft. The new requirement went into effect on April 20, For more information, please visit the Air Canada website: click here.

Aer Lingus

From May 18  all customers flying will be requested to use a mask or suitable face covering. For more information, please visit the Aer Lingus website, by clicking here.


If you need further information, or if your airline is not listed above, please contact them directly.  A list of phone numbers is available here:

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