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Travelers line up wearing protective masks indoors at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago in December 2021.

These airlines are dropping mask mandates after a federal judge’s ruling

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Updated April 19, 2022 at 8:14 AM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — U.S. airlines are lifting mask mandates, after a federal judge in Florida ruled against the Biden administration’s mandatory mask mandate for travelers on planes and other public forms of transportation. Monday’s ruling quickly reshaped U.S. air travel, as a cascade of carriers from… Read More

Athens-Based International Travelers Skeptical of Electronics Ban

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ATHENS, Ohio — Some Ohio University faculty and staff affected by the Department of Homeland Security ban on certain onboard electronics are not sure the new rule is about preventing terrorist attacks. Under the new rules, those flying to the U.S. from 10 airports in eight Middle Eastern countries are barred from bringing devices larger… Read More