These are new safety regulations coming to Pittsburgh’s airports

COVID-19's impact on Pittsburgh International Airport go beyond reduced travel

PITTSBURGH — Passengers entering or leaving through Pittsburgh's airports will be greeted with new health and safety initiatives as the Allegheny County Airport Authority ramps up plans for a slow return of travelers.

Allegheny County Airport Authority CEO Christina A. Cassotis outlined the PIT Safe Travels initiative and explained what passengers can come to expect at either Pittsburgh International Airport or the Allegheny County Airport in the days and weeks to come.

"The initiative, in accordance with guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, boosts health and safety measures already in place throughout our facilities, and increases confidence in travel through expanded protocols that outline best practices for reducing the spread of germs," Cassotis said in a press release.

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As of May 18, all employees, passengers and visitors are required to wear face coverings while on airport property as part of the new guidelines.

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