PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — United Airlines is now requiring all flight attendants to wear masks and face coverings while they are on duty. United is carrying 20 masks on board each flight.
Attendants are allowed to wear their own.READ MORE: Haddon Township Community Grieving Unexpected Death Of Seventh-Grader Amelia Perry Hospitals Throughout Philadelphia Region Seeing Baby Boom More Than A Year Into Pandemic
United is the first major United States carrier to adopt the requirement.MORE NEWS: 22-Year-Old Man Killed In Fairmount Park Shooting, Philadelphia Police Say
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending that people wear masks when social distancing is not possible.