A TSA officer checks a traveler’s ID while wearing a mask and gloves and standing behind an acrylic shield at the airport checkpoint. (Photo: TSA)

Mask Mandate Extended Through Early 2022

On Tuesday, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) extended the face mask mandate to Jan. 18, 2022, for passengers and crew onboard commercial aircraft or at U.S. airports. It is also extended to individuals on any form of public transportation like train and bus. The mandate aims to limit the spread of the Covid-19 virus and the recent surge in reported Delta variant infections.  The TSA had originally implemented a mask requirement on Feb. 1 with an end date of May…