Russian Airline Aeroflot Creates “Anti-Mask” Seating Section

According to Aeroflot when a passenger won’t mask on board they will be moved to the last two rows of economy on the right side of the aircraft, according to an internal airline document.

Russia’s flagship airline Aeroflot said on Tuesday it would designate a special seating area on its aircrafts for passengers refusing to wear medical masks.

In a statement to reporters, Aeroflot spokeswoman Yulia Spivakova said: “Dedicated seats are allocated to passengers who declare their refusal to use masks after (the aircraft’s) doors close.”

Would you like to sit in the Covid or non-Covid section, sir?

Officially, Russian flag carrier Aeroflot still says, however, that “Passengers who can’t wear masks for medical or other reasons will not be admitted to flight.” But this applies to boarding. Once on the plane if there’s a mask dispute, passengers will be moved to the no-mask section, although the carrier does not foreclose the possibility of other measures.

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Comments

  1. At least that’s a step in the right direction…. if you don’t like it, DON’T FLY! Right, libturds???

  2. Perfect for Trump to head to his new home (far from the SDNY’s reach) as he’s escorted out of the WH on Jan 6th

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