EASYJET has scrapped face masks on its flights from today – although some passengers are still required to wear them.
The airline is the latest in the UK, after Jet2 and TUI, to scrap mandatory masks on board.
However, this only includes some flights, depending on the departure and arrival destination.
However, they will still require masks when flying to all other easyJet destinations including Spain, France, Italy and Scotland.
A spokesman for the airline said: “As a pan-European airline, operating between 30 countries, we must continue to ensure that we and our customers follow the legal requirements of every country we fly to.”
“This means that when flying to or from countries where masks are still compulsory, we will follow the relevant legal requirements.”
Ryanair is expected to do the same but has yet to officially announce they will be scrapped.
Heathrow has scrapped mandatory face masks last week and left it up to the passengers to decide whether or not to wear one.
Face mask rules were scrapped in the UK back in January, although they are still recommended on public transport and in some public spaces.
Countries are also changing their face mask rules abroad.
France has abandoned face masks and the requirement for people to use its Covid passport – called vaccine exist – to enter restaurants, bars or cinemas.
Spain is expected Scrapping face masks soon also, as experts predicted, they could be gone within weeks.
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