These suspensions will be effective Oct. 7., which is in line with the expiration of the air service requirements associated with the Coronavirus Aid. For now, these changes are only in place for the October schedule period, which runs through Nov. 3.
American Airlines paused mileage expiration in March as the coronavirus pandemic stopped virtually all air travel. Then on July 1, expiration resumed for those over the age of 22.5 years old. Now American Airlines has once again paused mile expiration.
American Airlines needs to significantly downsize staffing at some of its bases, and plans to cut 8,000 flight attendant jobs. The information comes from a memo sent to flight attendants at the airline.
American Airlines paused mileage expiration in March as the coronavirus pandemic was getting started in the United States. Most airlines did the same thing, as people were not able to travel. But now that grace period is over. Mileage expiration for AAdvantage members has resumed again, and miles will begin expiring after 18 months of inactivity.
American Airlines has updated its seat fee refund policy. The airline will now let you request a voucher for the value of a non refundable seat if you cancel your trip. The new policy applies to all flights booked by June 30th for travel through September 30th, 2020.
American Airlines is getting ready for summer travel by restoring more flights and re-opening key Admirals Club lounges. The airline is also expanding flexible policies and continuing its robust health, well-being and cleaning procedures.
American Airlines will require all customers to wear a face covering on board the aircraft starting May 11. This new requirement is part of the airline’s ongoing commitment to prioritizing customer and team member well-being in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
ften this process involves calling the airline, something that now is even more time consuming. But American Airlines is making a temporary change to let you do cancellations online, something that was only partially possible in the past,
For Transatlantic Basic Economy travel, a $60 1st bag fee applies for tickets issued on / or before April 20, 2020, and $75 for tickets issued on / after April 21, 2020.
American Airlines will receive a direct grant of $4.1 billion, and a low-interest rate loan of $1.7 billion. In addition, it expects to separately apply for a loan from the U.S. Treasury of approximately $4.75 billion.
American Airlines announced major updates to its AAdvantage program today due to the coronavirus outbreak. The airline has extended elite status through January 31, 2022, made it easier to earn status in 2020 and more.
American Airlines has extended change fee waivers for flights booked through the end of September. The airline announced Tuesday that any customer who has purchased plane tickets through September 30, 2020 can change it for free as long as travel is completed by the end of 2021.
American will operate just 13 daily flights to LaGuardia, JFK and Newark airports through May 6, compared to 271 a year ago. That is a 95% reduction.
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.
American has extended its offer to waive change fees for customers who purchased tickets prior to March 1 for travel through April 30. The offer is available for any of American’s fares and customers have until December 31 to rebook travel for future flights.
American will reduce international capacity for the summer peak by 10% versus the previous selling schedule, including a 55% reduction in trans-Pacific capacity. Domestic capacity in April will be reduced by 7.5% versus the current schedule.
American Airlines extended its flight suspensions to mainland China and Hong Kong through late April, citing “reduction in demand.”
The fee was waived for those with AAdvantage Gold, Platinum, Platinum Pro and Executive Platinum status. Now that seems to have changed, effective immediately. American Airlines has eliminated AAdvantage close-in booking fees altogether.