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TSA Security Directive 1582/84-21-01 FAQs

Following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announcement that it would no longer enforce mask requirements in outdoor areas of transportation conveyances (if such outdoor areas exist on the conveyance) or while outdoors at transportation hubs, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) developed new Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) regarding mask applicability, enforcement and implementation in outdoor areas. The new FAQs clarify the TSA’s updated approach. Consistent with the CDC’s new guidance, the TSA will not be enforcing its Security Directive on open-air conveyances or in outdoor areas at transportation hubs.

Last updated: Wednesday, June 16, 2021
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