On Tuesday, August 17, 2021, the Biden administration extended the COVID-19 transport mask mandate. This mandate requires travelers to wear masks on airplanes, trains, and buses — and inside airports and train stations until January 18, 2022.
However, not any mask lying about your house will do. According to Travel and Leisure, air travelers need to be vigilant as not every airline allows every type of mask on their aircrafts.
If you plan to fly anytime soon, here are some tips on which masks are allowed and what masks are prohibited.