Delta Airlines turned back to the gate to kick 2 passengers off who refused to wear face masks

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  • Delta Air Lines says two passengers were removed from a flight after refusing to wear masks on board.
  • Delta’s Flight 1227 was about to take off from Detroit for Atlanta on July 23 but turned back to the gate, a company representative told The Hill and CNN.
  • The airline said the two customers “were noncompliant with crew instructions.”
  • Delta’s new safety policy requires customers and employees to wear a face covering at all times during transit.
  • CEO Ed Bastian said on July 22 that those refusing to wear masks would be barred for life from flying Delta.

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