An American Airlines 737-800 taxing at Boston Logan International Airport. (Photo: AirlineGeeks

Cash Struggles for Airlines Mean Refund Struggles for Passengers

With the travel industry coming to a grinding halt, there a lot of people not taking their vacations or traveling for business. This has brought up a big problem for the industry beyond some of the most obvious reasons: customers want and are generally legally entitled to cash refunds. Largely, this is a result of forward bookings, reservations for travel in the future. If there were fewer forward bookings, there wouldn’t be so many people looking for refunds, but forward…

IATA Warns COVID-19 Threatens 25 Million Jobs Worldwide

The International Airlines Transport Association (IATA) has warned stakeholders that the Coronavirus crisis threatens 25 million direct and indirect jobs surrounding the airline industry worldwide; as governments across the world have restricted movement and even called for the suspension of commercial operations as the world unites to slow the spread…