Cheers, fear as judge strikes down U.S. transit mask mandate
A federal judge's decision to strike down a national mask mandate was met with cheers on some airplanes but also concern about whether it's really time to end the order sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The major airlines and many of the busiest airports rushed to drop their requirements on Monday after a Florida judge struck down the CDC mandate and the Transportation Security Administration announced it wouldn't enforce its 2021 security directive.
Passengers on a Delta overseas flight cheered and applauded.
But some airports, including those in Los Angeles and Salt Lake City, recommended that people mask up voluntarily.
Tim Denis is joined by Ted Mouradian, President of the 2% factor, and Brandon Currie, Chartered Life Underwriter, Certified Financial Planner at C.R. Smith Financial