Before the pandemic wreaked havoc with the airline industry, LOT Polish Airlines had built up a good network of flights between Poland and the United States. A number of these services were suspended or cut back significantly in the first half of 2020 but LOT is now starting to add flights back and has now even announced a new route between Poland and New York.
When JetBlue rolled out its domestic 'Mint' Business Class cabin almost seven years ago the product was a game-changer. JetBlue brought down the cost of US transcontinental Business Class fares while offering an excellent product and it shook up the market. Now, JetBlue has turned its sights on the Business Class transatlantic market, and the product it will be using on its new routes could well change the game again.
American Express may have launched a new offer specifically at its Delta co-branded cards this morning (new offers were launched for various other co-branded cards but as I don't hold an Amex Delta card I can't be 100% sure) but there's also a Delta offer available on non-co-branded cards too. This deal may not offer a huge cash discount but considering how easy it should be to use (assuming that you fly with Delta), it's still an offer that's worth keeping in mind.
Just a few days ago, British Airways finally extended its 'book with confidence policy' as it because obvious that limiting the policy to travel through September was looking short-sighted. At the time I speculated that it probably wouldn't be long before British Airways addressed the expiration date of its travel vouchers and, following an update today, that exactly what the airline has now done.
United Airlines has announced that following on from measures put in place last year, it is now taking further steps to help customers prepare for their trips to Hawaii and to help them bypass Hawaii's document screening lines upon arrival into the islands
With the US Center for Disease Control announcing that it is introducing a requirement for international travelers to undergo pre-departure COVID-19 testing from 26 January, Delta has announced that it's bringing in a short-term measure to help some travelers with existing bookings who wish to travel before the new requirement comes into force.
ANA has today announced its list of route postponements and suspensions for the summer 2021 season and with little sign that the world is getting the pandemic under control and with the United States contemplating mandatory quarantine requirements for all international travelers, it's no surprise to see ANA cutting back on its US operations.
For some time now, British Airways has been waiving changes fees for bookings involving travel through 31 August 2021 but while that deadline may have seemed appropriate back in October or early November last year, it has been in need of review for some time. Luckily, British Airways has finally come to that realization.
Earlier this month we saw American Airlines promoting a series of one-day sales in which some of the deals on offer were surprisingly good. Today it's United's turn and while it looks like today United won't be running a series of offers like American did, today's flash sale may be worth a closer look.
In news that was entirely expected, Southwest has announced that it's following in the footsteps of Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines by banning emotional support animals from its flights.