Can airlines make passengers wear masks?
When it comes to air travel, mask rules are complicated. While airlines require face coverings, at least on paper, the rules arenâ€™t uniformly enforced â€” if enforced at all. Whatâ€™s more, the legal basis for requiring a mask is debatable. There are also numerous exceptions to the policies. As airlines start filling their middle seats again, these issues are deepening passenger concerns about the safety of air travel this summer.