So make sure you call right away and ask yo get miles back if your flight was canceled. United has been all over the place with its cancellation and refund policies, so better to do it now.
Some of the major domestic airlines such as Delta Air Lines, Southwest and American Airlines have all announced this week that they are temporarily cutting back on beverage and meal service.
Alaska Airlines says it will cut its number of flights dramatically for April and May while the coronavirus COVID-19 continues to spread. The airline said it will have a 70% reduction in its schedule throughout its network.
When you cancel your booking for travel between March 22 and June 17, 2020 by March 23, 2020 you will be eligible to receive a $50 per person voucher for future travel.
Emirates announced on Sunday that it will temporarily suspend passenger operations by March 25. The airline said it will retain cargo operations.
Delta is extending its travel waiver for domestic flights. If you purchased a ticket in March, you can adjust your travel as many times as you’d like without a change fee for an entire year from the date you purchased it.
FAA Stops Flights Out of NYC, Philly and More The coronavirus is spreading rapidly around the world (nearly 300,000 cases) and especially in the United States. New York is one of the hardest hit areas, at least when it comes to confirmed cases. There are over 22,000 cases nationwide and over 10,300 of them are…
“Due to government mandates or restrictions in place prohibiting travel, we are reducing our international schedule by 95% for April”, the airline said in a statement.
Customers’ funds that have expired or will expire between March 1-May 31, 2020, will now expire June 30, 2021. Any newly created travel fund because of a flight cancellation between March 1-May 31, 2020, will have an expiration date of June 30, 2021
For any customer whose international travel is disrupted by more than 6 hours because of schedule changes resulting from government restrictions, they will retain a travel credit equal to the value of their ticket. That credit can be used towards any flight, to any destination, for 12 months from the time of purchase.
Austrian Airlines Suspends Operations Until March 28th Austrian Airlines will suspend all flights between March 19 and March 28 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Austrian Airlines is a member of the Star Alliance and Lufthansa Group. Lufthansa on the other hand will reduce capacity another 20% and has been concentrating bringing thousands of Germans home…
Previously, May 31st was set as the deadline to complete the sale of Alitalia, which has been continuously losing money for years. Reuters reports that the airline is running out of cash, despite an extra 400 million euro injection decided by the government at the beginning of the year.
American Airlines said on Saturday said it will implement a phased suspension of nearly all long-haul international flights starting March 16, amid reduced demand and the increasing travel restrictions due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.
United States will add the U.K. and Ireland to sweeping travel restrictions announced a few days ago, as the coronavirus spreads. President Donald Trump announced the changes on Saturday, discouraging the American public from unnecessary travel.
All flyers from Europe who are allowed to enter the country, will be redirected to 13 CDC approved airports in the United States,