Planning a Thanksgiving Getaway by Air?

The coronavirus has turned the airline industry upside down over the last few months, and a dramatically reduced flight schedule remains in place for all U.S. and foreign carriers. Of course, fewer flights means fewer seats available, but you’re probably figuring that since there will also be fewer travelers, you won’t have difficulty finding aContinue reading “Planning a Thanksgiving Getaway by Air?”

Salt Lake City Airport Opens Spectacular New Terminal

With the departure of Delta Air Lines (DL) flight 2020 from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Atlanta (ATL) last Tuesday, the new airport terminal officially opened for the world to experience. Celebrated by a water cannon salute bright and early at 5 a.m., the flight left from one of 25 new Delta Concourse A gatesContinue reading “Salt Lake City Airport Opens Spectacular New Terminal”

More than 700 Travelers Banned from Flying for Not Wearing a Mask

If you think you can get away without wearing a mask during a flight with U.S. airlines, you may want to think again. More than 700 passengers-to-date have been banned for refusing to have a face covering since the domestic carriers mandate went into effect in early spring. Just like many restaurants and other retailersContinue reading “More than 700 Travelers Banned from Flying for Not Wearing a Mask”

United Leads, Delta and American Follow, As Most Domestic Change Fees Are Eliminated

Hoping to find a way to stimulate domestic air travel during the COVID19 pandemic, United Airlines, American Airlines, Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines have announced the permanent elimination of change fees for most domestic tickets. The four carriers have apparently caught on that Southwest Airlines, which has never charged change fees, clearly knows thatContinue reading “United Leads, Delta and American Follow, As Most Domestic Change Fees Are Eliminated”

COVID19 Causes Devastating 2nd Quarter Financials for U.S. Airlines

With COVID19 wreaking havoc worldwide, impacting virtually every aspect of life, it comes as no surprise that the airline industry has been one of the hardest hit business sectors. As the pandemic ebbs and flows around the globe, scores of air carriers are in survival mode as they try to hold on until people startContinue reading “COVID19 Causes Devastating 2nd Quarter Financials for U.S. Airlines”