You Can Get a Refund on Airfare for Refusing to Take a Crowded Flight
The Coronavirus is still a concern for citizens and having crowded flights do not help. It makes passengers wonder how they could be safe if someone on their crowded flight has the virus.
Another looming question: will people get refunded for a crowded flight? Is it possible?
NBC senior business correspondent Stephanie Ruhle said on TODAY that some airlines will relax policies due to the pandemic.
Here are some of the airlines’ plans:
According to its website, a passenger can change or cancel a flight prior to departure without any fees.
According to its website, up until Sept. 30, a passenger can rebook without fees. If the passenger books a new trip, it can also be changed without fees.
According to its website, Delta will only allow 50% capacity in First Class and 60% in the main cabin. They also are waiving fees for cancellations or rescheduled flights.
According to its website, face coverings are required and, as of June 1, they will be conducting temperature screenings. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to fly.
According to its website, there will be no change or cancellation fees. Anyone travelling to Hawaii will be quarantined for a 14-day period.
According to its website, JetBlue can rebook their flight anytime up until Jan. 4, 2021. All cancellation and flight change fees will be waived.
According to its website, Southwest will be extending the expiration date for travel funds until Sept. 7, 2022.
According to its website, Spirit will waive all cancellation and flight change fees.
According to its website, United Airlines will waive all fees for cancellation and flight change fees provided the change is made before May 31.