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COVID-19 Flight Waivers and Refund Policies by Airline

Ricky Radka - April 2, 2020
With uncertainty surrounding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation stateside, many U.S.-based carriers are relaxing ticket…
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Only These Long-Haul Flights Remain on U.S. Airlines' April Schedules

Ricky Radka - April 1, 2020
While we've gone in-depth here on our coronavirus (COVID-19) flight cancellation page about worldwide carriers…
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COVID-19 Flight Cancellations by Region and Airline

Airfarewatchdog Staff - April 1, 2020
To further prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), many major airlines have suspended,…
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States That are Restricting Domestic Travelers for 14 Days

Peter Thornton - April 1, 2020
Travel around the world has been upended due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Many countries…
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What Airlines Are Doing to Address Concerns About COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Ricky Radka - March 26, 2020
Much like other industries, the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has shaken the airline market to its…
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Airlines Scrap Beverage Service, Snacks, and Middle Seats

Tracy Stewart - March 25, 2020
While most Americans have canceled their travel plans for the foreseeable future, those who do…
The Longest Flight in the World

The New Longest Flight in the World, Thanks to COVID-19 Restrictions

Tracy Stewart - March 20, 2020
The chaos caused by COVID-19 has grounded flights and left passengers scrambling to return home.…
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What I Learned From My Flight Home During the COVID-19 Travel Ban

Ricky Radka - March 20, 2020
In the back garden of a London flat, I was already social distancing when a…
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How We’re Covering Flights, Fares, and Cancellations during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Tracy Stewart - March 18, 2020
Circumstances are changing by the hour. Governments around the world are closing borders, imposing quarantines,…
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This Budget Airline Loses Fewer Bags Than Any Legacy Carrier

Tracy Stewart - March 9, 2020
It’s the worst-case scenario that every traveler fears when checking a bag. What if the…

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