An employee of the German airline Lufthansa wears a face protection mask at a boarding counter of the Franz-Josef-Strauss airport in Munich, southern Germany, on November 12, 2020 amid the ongoing novel coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic. (Photo by Christof STACHE / AFP) (Photo by CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP via Getty Images)
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Lufthansa To Ban Cloth Masks Onboard From February

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Lufthansa has announced that its onboard mask policy is set to become stricter from February 1st.

The airline will no longer permit what it calls “everyday masks.” This means that only FFP2 masks (also known as KN95/N95 masks) will be allowed, in addition to the disposable type surgical masks. No masks with valves will be permitted by the airline.

KN95/N95 masks

 

 

Per Second News gathered that the measures will apply to all Lufthansa group flights to and from Germany. It comes after the German government adopted rules to make such masks mandatory in shops and public transport.

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