An Air Canada 787-9 in Los Angeles (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Ben Suskind)

Transport Canada Mandates Use of Face Masks for Airline Passengers

As some countries in Europe and North America prepare to release travel restrictions put in place to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, authorities are starting to put in place protocols to protect the health of air passengers and airline staff. Transport Canada, the country's aviation regulator, issued new measures that will come into effect at 12 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on April 20. When traveling by air, all travelers will be asked to cover their mouth and nose…