Thursday, 9 Jul 2020

Airlines

American Airlines Announces Changes to Admirals Club, Flagship Lounges

American Airlines announced it would make operational changes to Admirals Club lounges and Flagship Lounges at airports around the world. Due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak and the resulting decrease in demand, American has changed food and beverage procedures in Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Orlando, Pennsylvania and San Francisco. The airline has been forced […]

United Airlines Reducing Capacity, Cutting Salaries

United Airlines is reducing capacity for April and May by 50 percent and cutting corporate officers’ salaries in half amid the global impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The airline’s CEO Oscar Munoz and President Scott Kirby shared the alarming numbers in a message to United’s nearly 100,000 employees late Sunday. “As you know, March […]

Airlines, Travel Industry React to Latest Travel Restrictions

It was, to say the least, an extraordinary day on Wednesday as the country continues to grapple with the spread of COVID-19. The virus touched virtually every aspect of life in one incredible eight-hour span. – The National Basketball Association abruptly suspended its season after the final game on Wednesday after a player from the […]

American Airlines caps Europe fares after ban decree

American Airlines has placed a cap on one-way economy ticket prices to and from Europe, including the U.K., following a rush to buy in the wake of the travel suspension decreed by President Trump on Wednesday.  The carrier has capped economy fares from Europe and the U.K. at 799 euros and 799 British pounds, respectively. […]

Airlines reduce schedules coronavirus

U.S. airlines announced service cuts Tuesday to counter the plummeting demand caused by the Covid-19 virus.  “This is a crisis that is going to have a large near-term impact on revenue,” United president Scott Kirby said during a presentation at the J.P. Morgan Industrials Conference.  United had already announced a 10% cut to domestic capacity […]

Are US airlines offering status extensions for customers impacted by coronavirus?

MSN has partnered with The Points Guy for our coverage of credit card products. MSN and The Points Guy may receive a commission from card issuers. The last few weeks have been fraught with uncertainty as the coronavirus pandemic sweeps across the globe. Travelers have shared myriad concerns with TPG, wondering if they should proceed with […]

Alaska Airlines to Launch Daily Nonstop Service Between Seattle and Cincinnati

Alaska Airlines is set to make its debut in Cincinnati this summer. The carrier announced it will launch daily nonstop service between Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) on August 18. Cincinnati marks the airline’s 93rd nonstop destination served from its hub in Seattle. The daily flights will be operated by […]