To ensure we are equipping our readers with all the information they need, we will continue to report on all travel, safety, and COVID-related news that could impact a Disney Parks visit.
There have been a LOT of changes over the past few month when it comes to face masks.
Disney World is no longer requiring face masks on any transportation, certain airlines have changed their mask policies, and Uber has even changed their mask requirements. And now, a major change has been made to face mask requirements at Orlando International Airport.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is no longer requiring masks to be worn on public transportation or in transportation hubs like airports. Orlando International Airport posted about the change today saying face masks are now optional in their airport and facilities.
Face Mask Update: TSA will no longer enforce Security Directives and Emergency Amendment requiring mask use on public transportation and transportation hubs. Face masks are now optional in our airport and facilities.
— Orlando International Airport (@MCO) April 19, 2022
The full statement from TSA says in part that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continues to recommend that people wear masks in indoor public transportation settings at this time.
Several major airlines have also changed their face mask policies, including American Airlines and Delta Airlines, who are no longer requiring face masks for select passengers. Read more about these changes here.
Stay tuned to DFB for more travel news and updates.