Are we finally getting closer to a world of normal travel?
In some encouraging COVID news. London’s Heathrow Airport has announced that the wearing of masks within the airport will not be required – though still encouraged.
In a tweet earlier today, Heathrow Airport made the announcement;
“Effective from Wednesday 16 March, we’ll remove the requirement for wearing face coverings at the airport. We still strongly encourage both colleagues & passengers to wear them, particularly when they come into close contact with others, but this will no longer be mandatory.
Passengers may still be required to wear a face-covering onboard their flight and should check the airlines’ requirements before travelling.”
This is perhaps the biggest step forward for travel and COVID restrictions as we approach a new normal.
The UK’s removal of the mask mandate in airports follows on from their earlier COVID changes in February when the pre-departure COVID-19 test requirement was eliminated for vaccinated travellers.
Those travelling to and from London can find out more information via heathrow.com.
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