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[Delta And KLM Updates] Israel Flight Change Policies And Next Bookable Flights For Major Airlines

Update, 5/20: Delta confirms to DansDeals that, "there has been no change to the June 7 start date. We of course continue to...

Spirit Changes Mark The End Of The ULCC Model In The US

Low-cost carriers have struggled to find their way to profitability post-COVID. Major carriers, starting with United, eliminated change fees during the pandemic, except on...

With Major Carriers Eating ULCC’s Lunch, Frontier Overhauls Fare Structure And Customer Service

Low-cost carriers have struggled to find their way to profitability post-COVID. Major carriers, starting with United, eliminated change fees during the pandemic, except on...

Stop Falling For This Increasingly Common Google Scam!

Update: Since sharing this article last year, we have been receiving several stories from readers of scammers getting the top paid, AI, or organic...

While JetBlue Took Ownership And Compensated For Failures, American Continues To Ignore Alleged Anti-Semitic Incident

I wrote about 2 unfortunate in-flight incidents last week. A JetBlue flight attendant falsely reported that Paul Faust created an in-flight disturbance, triggering a...

American Still Hasn’t Responded To Accusations Of Anti-Semitism; Think You See A Safety Issue On A Plane? Here Is What I Would Do

Earlier this week, 2 unrelated Orthodox Jews, aged 17 and 21, were unceremoniously tossed off of their flight from Cleveland to Reagan National Airport. American...

JetBlue Continues To Slash And Reconfigure Route Network

2 months ago, JetBlue announced the end of service to Baltimore, Kansas City, 5 routes from Fort Lauderdale, 8 routes from Los Angeles, and...

OUTRAGEOUS: American Airlines Ejects 17 Year Old Orthodox Jew From Flight Due To The Actions Of An Unrelated Orthodox Jewish Passenger

Background and a DansDeals special investigation On Sunday, I read about an incident on American flight 4447 on the DansDeals Forums that seemed too strange...

[Updated With Additional Information From JetBlue] After In-Flight Incident, JetBlue Apologizes And Changes Crewmember Pin Policy

Update: 5/7: After asking several follow-up questions, JetBlue has shared a few more updates with DansDeals: Mr. Faust's flight was refunded in full. As...

[United Cancels Flights Through Tuesday, Air Canada’s Next Flight For Sale Is Now In July] Trying To Find A Flight Out Of Israel Before...

Update, 4/17 at 11pm: United has now canceled their Newark-Tel Aviv flight through Monday and their Tel Aviv-Newark flight through Tuesday. Air Canada's next Toronto-Tel...

[El Al’s First Regularly Scheduled Fort Lauderdale Flight Lands In Tel Aviv] Taking AAdvantage Of American’s Surrender, El Al Will Launch Fort Lauderdale Service...

Update, 4/16/24: El Al's first flight from Fort Lauderdale landed this afternoon in Tel Aviv. The round-trip flight will operate twice weekly, in addition...

Here Are The Airlines And Routes Flown To/From Israel Over The Past 2 Days

Related posts: After Iran Attack On Israel, El Al And United Cancel Flights, Announce Flight Waivers Trying To Find A Flight Out Of...

After Iran Attack On Israel, El Al And United Cancel Flights, Announce Flight Waivers

Update, 4/14: United has now canceled their Newark-Tel Aviv flight on Monday and their Tel Aviv-Newark flight on Tuesday. For the first time in history,...

[SAS Leaving Star Alliance 8/31] A Star Alliance Founding Member Will Switch To SkyTeam Next Year

Update: SAS will leave the Star Alliance after 8/31. SkyTeam benefits with most airlines will start 9/1, while they transition to joining SkyTeam. Originally posted...

[JetBlue Hikes Pricing For 2nd Time In 2 Months] Bag Fees Are Going Up Again, Roundup Of Domestic Checked Bag Fees

Update, 4/3: In February, JetBlue led off another round of check bag fee hikes. And now JetBlue is hiking fees for the 2nd time...

[Available Again] WOW! United Launches Miles Pooling, But Beware Of The Caveats!

Update: The technical glitches with mileage pooling have been resolved and you can once again create a pool. Originally posted on 3/21: United Launches Miles Pooling! A...

After Reporting Record Profits, El Al Locks In More Dreamliners

Related: El Al Takes One Step Closer To SkyTeam With Air France Codeshare Agreement; News On Mileage Reciprocity, Delta Lounge Access, SkyTeam, ANA, Alaska,...

After Failed Merger Effort, JetBlue Slashes Route Network

After a costly failed merger effort with Spirit, the end of the Northeast Alliance with American, and corporate activist/raider Carl Icahn gaining board seats,...

[Terminal 1 And Ryanair Will Return In June] Israel Flight Change Policies And Next Bookable Flights For All Major Airlines

Update, 3/19: Tel Aviv's Terminal 1 will reopen on June 1st. Airlines like Ryanair have said that they will return to Israel...

[JetBlue And Spirit Terminate Merger Agreement] JetBlue Makes Offer To Buy Spirit And Create An Airline That Will Never Get You To Your Destination...

Update 3/4/24: JetBlue and Spirit came to an agreement to drop their antitrust appeal and terminate their merger agreement. JetBlue will pay Spirit $69...

Etihad Masterclass In How To Destroy Your Loyalty Program In 3 Easy Steps

Change the expiration policy from any activity extending your points validity for 18 months, to needing an Etihad or partner flight to extend...

Air Canada: Don’t Trust Anything Our Agents Or Chatbots Tell You; Thoughts On AI Hallucinations

This is truly an incredible case. Jake Moffatt's grandmother passed away, so he logged onto AirCanada.com and a chatbot told him how to buy a...

[Israeli Media Reporting United Will Return] Why Is United Still Selling Flights To Tel Aviv Next Week?

Update, 2/21: United will indeed resume flying to Israel on 3/2, initially via Munich and then nonstop. See here for the full details. Below is...

American: Bag Fees Going Up And You May Have To Book Direct To Earn Miles And Elite Status

American Airlines announced a number of passenger unfriendly changes today. Somehow, this is supposed to be rewarding my loyalty? Gotta love marketing spin...   Airlines have long...

El Al Will Give IDF Soldiers A Free Flight To Europe

The hits keep coming from El Al these days. I wrote about their tear-jerker of an ad earlier today. The airline is offering a free round-trip...

El Al’s Impressive New Ad Hits Home

Boy, what a difference a few years can make. During COVID, El Al shut down, leaving United as the lifeline to the outside world. The...

El Al Denies Security Threat From Rogue In-Flight Communication, But Planes Are Still Avoiding Oman Airspace Shortcut Since October 7th

i24 has a breathless report about an "attempted El Al communication network takeover" on an El Al flight from Phuket to Tel Aviv. "In a...

United’s Super Bowl Ad Campaign “Believing Changes Everything” Is Pretty Awesome

In August 2020, United kicked off the elimination of change fees on non-basic economy tickets. Other carriers had no choice but to match it. United...

[Alaska’s COO Sits Next To Door Plug As 737 MAX9 Returns To The Skies] A Rough, Yet Miraculous Week For Aviation; Travel Waivers Issued...

Update, 1/27: Alaska Airlines COO Constance von Muehlen sat in the window seat next to the door plug on the first 737 MAX9 that returned...

Breeze Expands To Denver And Adds More Routes, Including Akron, OH-Los Angeles!

David Neeleman’s Breeze Airways is continuing its rapid growth in previously underserved markets. 2 weeks ago they announced they would add service to San Diego. Today they...

Delta Investigating Flight Attendant Angello Garcia After He Posts That The IDF Are Terrorists And Israel Must Be Dismantled

In October, Air Canada suspended and then fired a 787 pilot with extreme anti-Israel social media posts. In November, United quickly suspended a pilot with pay,...

[Air France, LOT, Tus Will Return To Israel Over Next 2 Weeks] Roundup Of Airlines And Airports With Service To Israel In January 2024;...

Update, 1/14: Star Alliance carrier LOT Polish will resume Warsaw service on 1/28 and TUS will resume Larnaca service on 1/25! While multiple Skyteam and Star...

Alaska Airlines Launched Its Most Random Flight Route This Week

Alaska Airlines' latest route is surely its most random. Yes, the airline operates the Milk Run, but that's not all that random. Besides, I'll take...

[United Declines To Comment On Pilot’s Current Status] United Pilot Maintains A Social Media Page Justifying The Hamas Massacre, Kidnapping Babies, And Lies About...

Update, 12/12: United has failed to respond to multiple requests from DansDeals over the past 3 weeks on whether Mr. Mossallam is currently flying...

United Will Massively Hike PassPlus Requirements For Global Services Status

United’s Global Services status is one of the top elite status levels in the world. I've written about some of its perks here. The...

BREAKING: Alaska And Hawaiian Airlines Announce Merger Plans!

With the US government successfully suing to break up American and JetBlue's partnership and currently suing to stop Spirit and JetBlue's merger, not many...

Etihad Brings The A380 Back To JFK!

Etihad currently flies 2 daily flights between JFK and Abu Dhabi on the 787 and A350 with economy and business class seating. The UAE has...

Listen To The ATC Audio Of Yesterday’s El Al Mayday Call After Engine Failure

El Al flight 28 from Newark to Tel Aviv diverted to JFK yesterday after experiencing a left engine failure.   The 787-9 Dreamliner 4X-EDH was delivered...

Have A United Ticket To Israel After 11/30? Your Only Alternate Flight Option Will Be To Fly To Amman

Many airlines have generous rebooking policies for people who purchased tickets to Israel before 10/7. American has allowed rebookings on El Al. Delta has...

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