Delta Extends Blocked Middle Seats Commitment Through March 30

With JetBlue’s announcement that effective January 8 the Queens, New York-based carrier will open up all seats for sale on its aircraft, guaranteed inflight social distancing appeared to be going away. But not quite! In a surprise move, Delta Air Lines has extended its commitment to blocking middle seats through the entire winter. Delta customersContinue reading “Delta Extends Blocked Middle Seats Commitment Through March 30”

COVID-19 Testing Site Now Open at MSP

The Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC), in conjunction with the Minnesota Department of Health, has announced that a COVID-19 testing site has just opened at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Located in the lobby area of the Blue Parking Ramp across the skyway from Terminal 1, the site is open to anyone seeking a test. HoursContinue reading “COVID-19 Testing Site Now Open at MSP”

Delta’s ‘No-Mask, No-Fly’ List Expands to 460 Customers

It really is quite simple. Book your flight. Wear a mask for the duration of the flight. Refuse to wear a mask, and you’ll be banned indefinitely from flying with Delta Air Lines in the future. The Atlanta-based carrier has been very clear about its policy since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, but inexplicablyContinue reading “Delta’s ‘No-Mask, No-Fly’ List Expands to 460 Customers”

Southwest to Fill Middle Seats While Delta Keeps them Blocked Due to COVID-19

Citing recent “science-based findings from trusted medical and aviation organizations” that spread of the COVID-19 virus on planes is less likely than in other indoor settings, Southwest Airlines has announced that beginning December 1 it will no longer block middle seats on its flights. The airline’s President, Tom Nealon says that holiday bookings are increasingContinue reading “Southwest to Fill Middle Seats While Delta Keeps them Blocked Due to COVID-19”

Delta and CVS Aim to Speed Employee COVID-19 Testing

So it’s finally time for that first flight after many long months of staying close to home. You’ve got your mask, hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes set to go, and you know that Delta’s distance spacing onboard the aircraft will have the other passengers safely away from your seating area. Since everyone is required toContinue reading “Delta and CVS Aim to Speed Employee COVID-19 Testing”