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United Airlines Updated August 2020 Schedule

Earlier today, we shared American Airlines Updated International Schedule, in which American plans to restore 75% of its international service by next summer. United Airlines followed by announcing its August schedule which adds back several domestic and international fights. United Airlines will be adding adding nearly 25,000 domestic and international flights compared to July 2020,…

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American Airlines Updated International Schedule

American Airlines announced its latest international schedule which starts this winter and runs through summer of 2021. The airline is planning long-haul international capacity to be operating at 75% of what it was in 2019, resulting in a 25% reduction of international flying. American says its international routes will be focused on Miami (MIA) for…

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United Airlines Resumes Flights to China

United Airlines announced they’ll be resuming service to China starting in just under two weeks. United will resume twice-weekly flights between it’s hub at San Francisco (SFO) and Shanghai’s Pudong International Airport via Seoul’s Incheon International Airport. The new flights will return on July 8, 2020 and will be operated by a Boeing 777-300ER. Per United Airlines,…

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American Airlines No Longer Limiting Capacity Onboard Flights

It might not come as that much of a surprise as American Airlines announced they’d be removing capacity restrictions on all their flights effective July 1, 2020. Previously the airline would limit the number of seats it would sell on each aircraft in an attempt to create more space for customers onboard. Up until this…

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JetBlue Adds 30 New Routes, Brings Mint to Newark

Last year, Southwest Airlines announced they’d be leaving Newark Liberty International Airport, now JetBlue Airways has announced a major route expansion. JetBlue Airways plans to launch 30 new routes by the end of this year with the majority of these routes at Newark. JetBlue will be filling in many of the popular routes that Southwest…

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United Airlines Strengthens Onboard Mask Policy

United Airlines announced they’ll be strenghting their current onboard mask policy for customers. These new changes take place effective June 18, 2020, and violators will be placed on an internal do not fly list with the airline. It’s not clear what’s exactly acceptable behavior if you’re allowed to take off for eating, but it sounds…

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Southwest Airlines Extends Blocking Middle Seats

Southwest Airlines announced the airline will continue blocking middle seats onboard flights through at least September 30th in order to create space for customers. With this latest update, Southwest plans to limit bookings to two-thirds of its normal capacity, and will add additional flights once flights reach that level if needed. Southwest Airlines shared the…

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Double American AAdvantage Miles on All Flights

American Airlines has launched its latest promotion where American AAdvantage members can earn double miles on new bookings through September 30, 2020. You’ll earn up 10,000 bonus miles for each booking you make by June 30th for travel by September 30, 2020. This offer is more lucrative than last month’s Earn 500 Bonus American AAdvantage…

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Delta Blocking Middle Seats through September 30th

Delta has announced they’ll be extending its seating capacity for passengers in all cabins including Main Cabin, Comfort +, First Class, and Delta One onboard both mainline and connection carriers through September 30th. Delta previously was blocking middle seats on all flights through June 30th, so this latest announcement extends for an additional three months.…

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Earn Up To 120,000 Bonus American AAdvantage Miles

American Airlines has announced their latest Buy Miles promotion, where you can earn up to 120,000 bonus American Airlines AAdvantage miles through June 30, 2020. American Airlines constantly offers promotions when purchasing miles, so I’m not the least surprised to see another one being offered. With this new offer if you wanted to buy 200,000 American AAdvantage…

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Southwest Airlines Plans Full Recovery Plan by 2020 End

Southwest Airlines has released their latest schedule which runs through January 4, 2021, and to say the airline is optimistic about a recovery from the impact of COVID-19 is an understatement. The latest schedule which includes flights for November and December of this year is only reduced less than 2% from last year. The largest…

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Delta Restricting Comfort Plus Seating for Platinum and Diamond Medallions

We shared how Delta Suspends Automatic Complimentary Medallion Upgrades, however it seems like Delta is not only suspending First Class upgrades, but they’re not allowing Platinum or Diamond Medallions to select Comfort + seats at booking, as previously allowed. This is due to COVID-19, with Delta reducing the capacity onboard all their flights to 50%…

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Southwest Airlines Resumes Limited Inflight Service

Southwest Airlines is slowing adding back amenities that they’ve slashed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the first being canned water and a snack mix onboard all flights over 250 miles. Presently, the airline isn’t offering any sort of service onboard. Limited snack and beverage service on flights over 250 miles beginning May 22  Starting…

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Southwest Airlines Double Rapid Rewards Points on All Flights

Southwest Airlines announced they’ll be offering double Rapid Reward points on all flights through August 31, 2020. Be sure to register for this offer prior to purchasing your flights. I suspect we’ll see most airlines start to offer similar promotions in the coming months as travel starts to return. Southwest Airlines recent announced A-List, A-List Preferred…

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United Airlines Voluntary Separation Program

United Airlines has announced a new Voluntary Separation Program (VSP2) that’s open to all Management & Administrative (M&A) employees in the U.S., Guam, and Puerto Rico. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, United Airlines will permanently need to shrink their staffing by 30% come October, so has started offering voluntary separation packages. If the airline…

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Delta Air Lines Retires Entire Boeing 777 Fleet

Delta Air Lines announced they’ll be retiring their entire Boeing 777 fleet the end of the year. Due to COVID-19, we can expect all 18 Boeing 777 aircraft used primarily on longhaul international routes to be retired. This news comes after Delta’s earlier announcement to retire MD-88, MD-90 fleets in June, which reduces Delta’s mainline fleet…

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