American Airlines Lounges Reopening

American Airlines will reopen seven additional Admirals Club locations beginning in October. Lounges in Austin, Boston, Denver, Houston Bush, Nashville, Orlando and San Francisco will be open but restricted to 50% capacity starting Oct. 1. They'll join Admirals Club locations in Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare, Dallas-Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York JFK, New York LaGuardia, Philadelphia, Phoenix and […]

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Delta to Avoid Furloughs

Delta will avoid furloughs for flight attendants and ground-based U.S. employees when the Cares Act Payroll Support Program expires on Sept. 30. Maintenance technicians, customer service agents, reservation agents and cargo workers will join flight attendants in being spared furloughs, CEO Ed Bastian wrote in a letter to employees Tuesday. However, the carrier will have […]

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No more temperature checks? CDC changing COVID-19 screenings for international air passengers

The U.S. government is halting its enhanced entry screening for certain international passengers at airports starting Sept. 14, according to the CDC. It’s replacing the current system of temperature checks and screening for COVID-19 symptoms at 15 centralized airports with one it says is a more effective strategy that “focuses on the continuum, of travel […]

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New Study Shows Where Americans Are Traveling This Fall

Tripadvisor has released findings from its Seasonal Travel Index for fall, which provides insight into where Americans are visiting this autumn as markets continue their path to recovery during the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Data from the Tripadvisor survey shows domestic travel for the fall season continues to gradually recover, with 65 percent of all travelers […]

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Major airlines have canceled change fees—but a few loopholes could still cost you

Four major U.S. airlines, Alaska, American Airlines, Delta and United, recently announced they were getting rid of a much-reviled travel expense: change fees. The majority of U.S. airlines typically charge a fee, about $200 for domestic flights on American, Delta and United and $125 on Alaska, when travelers need to change the travel date on […]

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