Airlines waiving fees due to Covid-19/Coronavirus

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With Covid-19/Coronavirus causing great uncertainty in the travel industry, many airlines are either waiving change fees or being more flexible with flight changes for bookings made in March or beyond. There’s some useful links at the end of this post and here’s a list I’ve compiled of all those airlines I’ve seen who are adopting this policy – if you’re in any doubt about booking travel then now you can feel more assured about booking that flight (plus, in addition to waiving fees, there are some superb bargains to be had at the moment):

Aer Lingus
Aeromexico
Air Arabia
Air Canada
Air France
Air India Express
Air New Zealand
Air Transat
Alaska Airlines
Alitalia
American Airlines
Avianca
British Airways
Cayman Airways
Copa Airlines
Delta
El Al
Emirates
Etihad Airways
Frontier Airlines
GoAir
Hawaiin Airlines
Icelandair
IndiGo
JetBlue Airways
Jetstar
KLM
LATAM
LOT Polish Airlines
Lufthansa
Norwegian
Qatar Airways
Qantas
SAS – Scandinavian Airlines
Singapore Airlines
Spirit Airlines
SWISS
TAP Air Portugal
Turkish Airlines
United
Virgin Atlantic
WestJet

You can find more excellent advice on the Skyscanner website, and you can find which routes have been suspended to mainland China and Hong Kong on the Reuters website – other destinations, such as South Korea and Italy, are also seeing many flights cancelled. This site has a list of many airlines’ waiver policies.

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