The firm stated it labored with epidemiologists to develop a reopening plan that “meets or exceeds federal, state, and native pointers for sanitization, hygiene, and social distancing protocols.”Six Flags will restrict the variety of individuals in its parks and company must make reservations earlier than their visits. Masks will probably be required for all employees and company and they’ll additionally need to move temperature checks, in accordance with its web site.The firm can also be taking steps to encourage social distancing on rides, in strains and seating areas and different areas round its parks.Six Flags (SIX) is hiring 1000’s of employees to function its rides, eating places and different points of interest at its parks within the United States Mexico and Canada, in accordance with a information launch.”Our company and group members are prepared for the return of enjoyable and signature Six Flags thrills in 2021,” Bonnie Weber, senior vp of Park Operations, stated within the launch. “Last yr, we set the usual for working our parks safely, and entertained thousands and thousands of company in adherence to authorities, and CDC well being pointers at 21 of our 26 parks. We provided a neighborhood and out of doors leisure venue spanning dozens to a whole bunch of acres the place households and mates may safely spend time collectively.”Weber stated the corporate is working with state and native officers to set agency reopening dates for its parks in California, Illinois, Massachusetts, Mexico City and Canada.Six Flags Over Texas in Dallas-Fort Worth and Six Flags Fiesta Texas in San Antonio had already opened on weekends in February, however needed to shut on Saturday and Sunday due to the devastating winter storm.Many of the parks are set to open within the subsequent few weeks, although among the water parks and parks in northern cities will open later within the Spring.Only 4.6 million individuals visited the parks within the first 9 months of 2020 — an 83% lower from the 26.7 million who attended over the identical interval in 2019.The firm will launch it is fourth quarter and full yr monetary stories for 2020 on February 24.