Alaska Airlines 48-Hour BOGO Fare Sale Gives Passengers A Row To ThemselvesAfter blocking middle seats on its mainline flights due to COVID-19, Alaska Airlines just announced a 2-day "Buy One, Get One" sale through October 31, so passengers have the entire row while flying during the pandemic.
Virgin Atlantic Files For U.S. Bankruptcy ProtectionVirgin Atlantic, the airline founded by British businessman Richard Branson, filed Tuesday for relief from creditors as the virus pandemic hammers the airline industry.
American Airlines To Start Booking Flights To Capacity In July, Eliminating Social DistancingAfter first capping the number of people on flights in April amid the pandemic, American Airlines on Saturday announced it will soon ditching its effort to promote social distancing on its planes.
United Rolls Out Changes After Photos Of Packed SF-Bound Flight During COVID-19 Pandemic Go ViralA doctor returning from New York to San Francisco on a United Airlines flight, posted pictures of his packed plane, raising serious concerns about air travel safety during the coronavirus pandemic.
UCSF Doctor Returning From Battling COVID-19 In New York Stunned By Conditions On FlightWith all the reports of dramatic declines in air travelers, Dr. Ethan Weiss, a UC-San Francisco cardiologist, returning from an assignment at a New York City hospital to help battle that city's COVID-19 outbreak was shocked to see the crowded conditions on his flight back to San Francisco.
Coronavirus Update: Travelers Being Required To Wear Face Coverings At Mineta San Jose International AirportAll members of the public and personnel will be required to wear face coverings inside buildings at Mineta San Jose International Airport starting Monday, officials announced.
Coronavirus Update: Major Changes Coming To Airline Industry For Travelers And Flight AttendantsJetBlue has become the first major US airline to require passengers to wear face coverings. Most airlines, including United, Delta and American require flight attendants wear masks. Other airlines have changed seating plans and food service.
Coronavirus Update: Pandemic Linger Impact May Forever Change The Travel IndustryThe airline industry has gotten a $50 billion lifeline from the federal government, but even after the virus is contained, the pandemic will forever change airlines and the way we travel.
Coronavirus Update: Feds Award San Francisco International $254.7 Million In COVID-19 Relief FundsFederal transportation officials announced Tuesday they were sending more than $380 million in COVID-19 relief money to 13 large and small airports located throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
Coronavirus Update: Virus Travel Restrictions Turn San Francisco International Into Holiday Ghost TownNormally on a holiday weekend, San Francisco International would be overflowing with passengers, there would be lengthy delays at security checkpoints and there would be a bee hive of worker activity on the tarmac and loading gates.
Pres. Trump Announces Travel Ban From Most Of Europe In Response To CoronavirusPresident Donald Trump on Wednesday announced aggressive measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus, including a ban on all travel from Europe with the exception of the U.K.