Mask wearing is now by choice, the airline announces.
British Airways has announced that it will no longer require its passengers on board to wear face masks going forward. The airline stated that it will leave people with a choice to either wear it or not. This makes the airline the first major airline to drop the mask mandate.
As the airline announced that decision, Virgin airline, a British airline also said they will be dropping their mask mandate for passengers traveling between London or Manchester and the Caribbean from Wednesday.