Delta CEO Defends $11.5B in Stock Buybacks as Carrier Received $5.4B Bailout

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Delta CEO Defends $11.5B in Stock Buybacks as Carrier Received $5.4B Bailout Stock buybacks by airlines have been a hot topic recently, when the same airlines needed government bailouts to stay afloat during the pandemic....

Airlines Will Refund Tickets for Passengers with Elevated Temperatures

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Airlines for America, the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, announced that its member carriers will voluntarily pledge to refund tickets when passengers are found to have an elevated temperature during a TSA screening process prior to travel.

Air Travel Gets Worse, Airlines Are No Longer Serving Booze

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Just when you thought air travel couldn't get worse, U.S. airlines are now banning alcoholic beverages in an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

Will This Be The End of Qantas’ Famed First Class?

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Qantas First Class is one of the premier products among points and miles enthusiasts. But will we ever see this amazing product fly post-pandemic?
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(Working Again) Southwest Lets You Change Flights For Free

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Southwest once again is offering a generous change policy for travelers. Southwest is now letting you change any flight booked for travel through June 6th.

Delta CEO Says Passengers Without Masks Will Not Be Removed

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In early May, Delta Air Lines announced that all employees and passengers must wear face coverings at airports and on board flights to prevent the spread of Covid-19. But without a mandate from the federal government, enforcing these policies has been difficult.
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Southwest Offering Vouchers on “Overbooked” COVID Flights?

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Southwest Overbooked COVID Are airlines seeing so much demand that they now have to rebook passengers from overbooked flights? Well, that may be happening with Southwest. Friend of the site and occasional contributor R.D. Sussmann-Dewberry...

Spirit Airlines Fined for Bumping Passengers Involuntarily

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Spirit Airlines bumped more than 1,000 people from oversold flights, and claimed they volunteered to do so. The U.S. Transportation Department announced a fine for the carrier for the unfair treatment of its customers.
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