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”

United Airlines Returning to JFK with Los Angeles and San Francisco Non-stops

If you’re an avgeek or just someone who enjoys following news from the airline industry, you might be surprised by the news that United Airlines has announced its “return” to serving John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. And you’d be even more surprised to learn that United hasn’t flown from JFK forContinue reading “United Airlines Returning to JFK with Los Angeles and San Francisco Non-stops”

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”

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?”

Sun Country Lays Off HQ Staff as Airlines Struggle to Survive

Twin Cities-based Sun Country Airlines may be a small carrier unknown to most, but that doesn’t exempt it from the harsh reality of dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. Thankfully, Sun Country entered into a contract in December of last year with Amazon, operating several aircraft for the e-commerce giant. While the carrier couldn’t have foreseenContinue reading “Sun Country Lays Off HQ Staff as Airlines Struggle to Survive”