Alaska Airlines Extends Elite Status, Lounge Memberships, Certificates, And More!

Alaska Airlines announced today that they will be extending elite status. That follows other North American airlines like Delta, United, and Air Canada. Alaska elite...

United Extends Ticket Validity To 2 Years, Ends 1 Year Wait For Refunds; Tel Aviv Flight Changes Mean You Can Now Get A Refund!

Typically airline tickets must be used within 12 months of when they're issued. United announced that tickets purchased between 5/1/19-3/31/20 are valid for...

[Updated With Free Award Redeposits, PlusPoints, And Reduced PQP Information] United Matches Delta, Will Extend Elite Status And Club Memberships!

Update: United has made their official announcement here. This post has been updated with the latest information. Earlier today Delta announced they would extend elite...

American Will Delay Its Return To Tel Aviv By An Entire Year Due To Coronavirus

American's exit from Israel had its drama and its return has had its fair share as well. American pulled out of the Tel Aviv market...

[Updated With United Electronic Travel Certificate Refunds And Extensions] Master List Of Airline Coronavirus Fee Waivers, Plus Airlines With Free Award Redeposits

Updates:  United is now allowing you to cancel your itinerary and get a refund to an electronic travel certificate that is valid for anyone...

Delta Extends Elite Status, Club Memberships, And Certificates!

Delta is the first US airline to extend elite status. That makes sense as they're typically a trend-setter, for better and for worse, while...

United Will Suspend Nearly All Flights To/From NYC, Here Are The Flights That Will Remain

Not long ago, United flew some 500 daily flights from NYC. Starting tomorrow, that will be slashed to just 17 daily flights as air...

Delta To Travel Agents: We Are Fighting Chargebacks, But We Won’t Charge You If We Lose

Update: As commenters point out, Delta only wrote that they will fight chargebacks on operated flights. If you have a chargeback on a cancelled...

Limited Time Offer: Earn 70,000 AA Miles On The CitiBusiness AAdvantage World Mastercard!

Limited Time Offer: Earn 70,000 AA Miles On The CitiBusiness AAdvantage World Mastercard! Signup bonus: For a limited time only, the CitiBusiness® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select®...

El Al Selling Rescue Flight Tickets On Its Longest Flight Ever, Between Tel Aviv And Melbourne

Bookable on Orbitz. Tickets purchased from Orbitz today are refundable until 11:29pm PT tomorrow. Use a card like Sapphire Preferred to earn 2 points or Sapphire...

United Now Allowing Fee-Free Mileage Refunds On All Flights Through May 31st!

United continues to be all over the place when it comes to refunds since the COVID-19 crisis hit. They originally said that you couldn’t get...

United Now Allowing Fee-Free Mileage Refunds On Cancelled Flights

United has been all over the place when it comes to refunds since the COVID-19 crisis hit. They originally said that you couldn't get a...

El Al Will Temporarily Suspend All Scheduled Flight Operations!

Israel's Channel 12 is reporting that El Al will suspend all scheduled flight operations after tonight through at least April 4th. They hope to...

On Airlines Not Giving Refunds And A Simple Hack To Save $50 On United Award Redeposit Fees

As soon as United announced their Coronavirus change waiver I realized there was a simple hack to save $50 off mileage redeposit fees. For good...

United Will Remove Most International Flights, But Will Continue Key Flights, Including Israel

Many readers have written to me that United will be cancelling all service to/from Tel Aviv. The US Embassy in Israel's site says the...

Southwest Extends The Validity Of Travel Funds

While airlines across the globe are adding fee waivers for changes, Southwest has always had free changes. If you need to cancel a flight...

El Al Adds To Flight Cancellations, Will Fly 4 Or Fewer Flights Per Day

Update: El Al has cancelled flights to Johannesburg and Toronto as described below.  El Al now plans to fly either 0 or 1 flight...

United Will Temporarily Close All Polaris Business Class Lounges And Select United Clubs

Starting on 3/18, United will temporarily close all of their Polaris business class lounges due to plummeting demand caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. United's Polaris...

United’s Award Availability For The Rest Of The Year Is Unprecedented!

Disclaimer: The health of DansDeals readers is this website's paramount concern. For your sake and the sake of those around you, the best way...

United Will Reduce Capacity By 50% In April, May, And Into Summer; Poll: Is It Time For Airlines To Suspend Operations?

United told their employees today to expect deep flight cuts, as demand falls off a cliff: https://twitter.com/krisvancleave/status/1239363677087830016   Starting tomorrow, they will reduce systemwide capacity by 50%...

American Will Park Most Widebody Planes, Suspend Most International Flying

American is announcing major network reductions starting tomorrow. Some 135 out of 150 American widebody planes will be parked starting this week as American slashes...

United: Wait 12 Months For A Refund

United has been desperately trying to avoid handing out refunds. Previously they tried saying that your flight schedule would need to change by 25 or...

Delta Reducing Capacity By 40%, Will Suspend All Flights To/From Continental Europe

Delta announced today that they will reduce their capacity by 40%. They're currently seeing more cancellations than they are new bookings. As part of that, they...

United: Europe Flight Cuts Are Coming In 1 Week

United writes that they are committing to maintaining their current flights to/from the US and Europe through March 19th. Additionally, they have capped fares on...

El Al Will Suspend Most Flights Worldwide, Israeli Schools Cancelled, Don’t Expect Student Reentry After Pesach

With 80% of El Al's workforce on unpaid leave, YNet is reporting that El Al will be suspending service on most routes starting next...

United Cancelling Select Flights Between The US-Israel And Italy Due To Coronavirus

Update: This post has been updated with additional information from United about the exact dates of the flight cancellations and reductions.

Air France, Air Serbia, Alitalia, Arkia, Austrian, Delta, Iberia, Lufthansa, Swiss, Turkish, Virgin Atlantic, And WizzAir Cancelling Select Flights To/From Israel In March

Update 5: Air Serbia is cancelling flights to/from Belgrade and Tel Aviv on March 12, 20, and 30. Changes can be made one time without...

El Al Delaying Launch Of Chicago And Tokyo Flights, Expands Flight Change Waiver, Extends Elite Status

El Al has made several announcements following Israel's new quarantine requirements. The launch of service to Chicago will be delayed until 6/28 The launch...

Now Live: American And Hyatt Reciprocal Elite Status Challenges

Last year I wrote about reciprocal benefits between American and Hyatt: AA elites earn 1 AA mile for every eligible dollar spent at qualifying...

Using American’s Award Map To Find 5K Mileage Tickets

American has a very useful flight award search map to find discounted award tickets. I've written about this previously, but unsurprisingly given the current circumstances,...

United Upgauges Aircraft To Tel Aviv; Wide Open United Business Saver Award Space Nonstop Between The US And Tel Aviv!

Related posts: Limited Time Offer: Earn Up To 65,000 Miles On My Favorite Airline Credit Card; How To Take Advantage Of United’s Most...

Air France, Alitalia, Austrian, Iberia, Lufthansa, And Swiss Suspend Flights To/From Israel

Update: Air France has now suspended Israel flights from March 10th through at least March 27th. Airlines are suspending flights to Israel in the wake...

Air France And KLM Announce Systemwide Coronavirus Waiver

Another day, another airline change fee waiver. JetBlue, Alaska, American, BA, El Al, Delta, and United previously announced free change policies due to coronavirus. Of course Southwest always...

[Updated: Caveats Added] United Adds The Best Overall Coronavirus Waiver On Paid And Award Flights!

Update: United has clarified that: No refunds will be given for awards, but you can cancel your award and rebook any other award within...

[Update: Domestic Flights Added] Delta Adds Coronavirus Waiver On International Flights, Suspends Flights To Milan And Venice

Update: Under pressure from United, Delta has updated their waiver to include all domestic and international flights booked from March 1-31. Only one free...

British Airways Adds Coronavirus Waiver On Flights, Reduces NYC Flights

Another day, another airline change fee waiver. JetBlue, Alaska, American, and Delta previously announced free change policies due to coronavirus. This time BA has released a waiver,...

American Does A Poor Job Matching JetBlue’s Coronavirus Change Policy

JetBlue and Alaska previously announced free change policies due to the coronavirus. American is now announcing their own policy. It's applicable for tickets purchased between March 1, 2020...

El Al: Free Changes On Flights To Europe Due To Coronavirus

El Al announced today that they will waive the change fees on tickets that include travel to or from anywhere in Europe during March. You...

American Airlines Cancels Flights To Milan After US Warns Against Travel To Northern Italy Due To Coronavirus

The US has raised the travel warning to level 4, the highest threat level, to the Milan and Venice regions of northern Italy. In response,...

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