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A Delta Air Lines A319 holds short as an American Airlines A321 departs Los Angeles (Photo: AirlineGeeks | James Dinsdale)

U.S. Airlines Ditch Covid-Era Ticket Flexibility

The COVID-19 vaccine has breathed new life into the American airline industry. People are finally beginning to feel comfortable flying again, and carriers are seeing a significant increase in future bookings. However, the surge in bookings and potential travel boom has led many airlines to ditch Covid-era ticket flexibility and reinstate strict, pre-pandemic fare rules. Although the decision is not surprising, customers need to remember to pay close attention to the terms and conditions before purchasing tickets. Big Four Legacy…

AirlineGeeks Podcast Episode 13: Airlines Around The World Welcome Historic…

Thank you for reading the AirlineGeeks Podcast Recap. This article gives a brief look at this week’s episode of our news podcast. For our full analysis of each of these stories, you can listen to the AirlineGeeks Podcast on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, or through our distributor, Anchor. We…

Analysis: U.S. Airlines Drop Change Fees

United Airlines announced over the weekend that it will permanently drop change fees on domestic flights in a move most likely intended to win over passengers while demand stays low amid the coronavirus pandemic. A day later, on Monday, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines followed suit and published press…

Lufthansa Group Offering New Waiver Policy for Rebooking

Following other airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and Air Dolomiti are responding to customers who want to make their travel plans more flexible under the exceptional circumstances caused by the spread of the coronavirus. The group is now introducing more flexible rebooking options. The new extensive waiver policy…