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Mask requirements to continue for airline and Citibus travelers

Lubbock Preston-Smith International Airport
Lubbock Preston-Smith International Airport(Scott Mann)
Published: May. 4, 2021 at 10:13 AM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Earlier this year, a Presidential executive order was signed requiring travelers and the general public to wear masks when using public modes of transportation in the United States, which includes air travel to and from Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport and Citibus vehicles. The Transportation Security Agency (TSA) announced that it will extend the face mask requirement until September 13, 2021.

For Citibus:

  • transit operators must require all persons to wear masks when boarding and disembarking Citibus vehicles, and for the duration of travel
  • persons must wear masks at the transit hubs and shelters
  • the mask requirement also covers Citibus charters for private events
  • in accordance with CDC guidelines, passengers age two and under and those who are medically exempt under the ADA are exempt from wearing a mask

For travelers at LPSIA:

  • for domestic and international travel, travelers are required to wear masks at airports and on aircrafts
    this includes at TSA screening areas, checked baggage and other TSA controlled or dedicated areas
  • in accordance with CDC guidelines, passengers age two and under and those who are medically exempt under the ADA are exempt from wearing a mask

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