Air Passengers Warned to Wear Masks and Behave Ahead of Holiday

© Bloomberg Secretary Mayorkas Holds News Conference On Summer Travel Ahead Of Memorial Day(Bloomberg) -- U.S. government officials monitoring the airways say they won’t tolerate passengers who refuse to don masks as airline travel surges ahead of the summer season.“Let me be clear in underscoring something,” Mayorkas said at a press conference at Washington Reagan National Airport in Virginia.For the past week, about 1.6 million people a day passed through airport security checks, according to the Transportation Security Administration.Despite fewer passengers, federal agencies have received thousands of complaints about unruly behavior this year.The FAA said it had taken enforcement actions in 30 cases and had found potential violations in 395 cases.

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