Delta Says It Has Already Banned Over 700 People Who Refused to Wear Masks

By Paul Riegler on 9 December 2020
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Delta Air Lines said it has placed over 240 people who refused to don masks on its planes and in its gate areas and lounges on its “no-fly” list.

As of late August, the figure was only around 240 and, in October, it was approximately 460.  The policy began in April.

Delta CEO Ed Bastian made the announcement in a memorandum to employees that was viewed by Frequent Business Traveler magazine.

Bastian has repeatedly said that anyone who won’t wear a mask won’t fly on Delta amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

“We’ve been steadily and rather aggressively stepping up our enforcement of the mask policy,” he said in an interview on the Today news program in July. “You cannot board a Delta plane unless you have a mask on. If you board the plane and insist on not wearing a mask, we insist that you do not fly Delta into the future. We already have 100 people put onto that list.”

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