• Hurricane Florence has forced nearly a dozen airports to shut down and triggered more than 1,000 flight cancellations

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Hurricane Florence has triggered more than 1,000 flight cancellations and the closure of roughly a dozen airports in the Carolinas and Virginia.
    Delta and JetBlue have capped prices for flights in the affected areas while American and United have made available reduced prices flights for evacuees.
    American, Delta, United, and Southwest have also waived their in-cabin pet fees.
    Nearly all major US carriers operating to areas affected by the storm have offered fee waivers for passengers.
    Hurricane Florence has triggered more than 1,000 flight cancellations and the closure of nearly a dozen...
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  • My Delta flight got canceled before a busy holiday weekend and I discovered the greatest argument for basic economy

    My Delta flight got canceled before a busy holiday weekend and I discovered the greatest argument for basic economy

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    I flew basic economy on Delta Air Lines recently. My flight got canceled, but the airline's customer service proved to be truly impressive in stark contrast to my colleague's recent experience on an ultra- low-cost carrier .
    American , Delta, and United introduced basic economy to compete against price competition from low-cost airlines.
    Basic economy fares were widely derided when it first debuted in 2016.
    I usually avoid basic economy like the plague. The claustrophobic flyer in me doesn't like middle seats. Since traveling on a basic economy ticket precludes you from pre-selecting...
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