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Summer air travel is off to a messy start. Here's how to up the chances of getting where you want to go

78% Center coverage: 9 sources
Many air travelers this summer have already run into delays and cancellations. Here are some tips to up your chances of getting where you want to go.See the Story
Business · Atlanta

Delta issues 'systemwide' travel waiver for July 4 weekend

45% Center coverage: 9 sources
Delta Air Lines is taking extra steps to try to alleviate flight disruptions. Customers planning to travel between July 1-4 can rebook flights before or after the holiday weekend with no fare differences or change fees. The airline said it expects to deal with passenger volumes not seen since before the COVID-19 pandemic.See the Story
Pete Buttigieg · Washington

Sanders calls for airlines to refund passengers for flights delayed over an hour

67% Left coverage: 6 sources
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) urged Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday to impose fines on airlines for significant delays, becoming the latest lawmaker to step up their pressure on the industry as consumers raise complaints after airlines received tens of billions in pandemic aid. See the Story
Delta

Delta Offers Free Flight Changes Over July Fourth Weekend Ahead of Possible ‘Operational Challenges'

100% Center coverage: 2 sources
Delta says it anticipates air travel volumes "not seen since before the pandemic" The new waiver applies between July 1 and July 4 for anywhere in Delta's network. Travelers can rebook their trip before or after the potentially challenging weekend travel days with no fare difference or change fees. The rebooked travel needs to happen by July 8, the airline said.See the Story
Air Travel

Hundreds of flights canceled as airlines spark 4th of July travel chaos

34% Center coverage: 3 sources
During the July 4th weekend, air travel is expected to hit its highest peak since before the pandemic as airlines struggle to stay on schedule.See the Story
Air Travel

KQ will not be on life support forever

UDA presidential candidate William Ruto has pledged to revive Kenya Airways and turn it into what it is supposed to be, within six months, if elected. He spoke on Thursday while launching the Kenya Kwanza Alliance manifesto at Kasarani Stadium. Ruto said there is a huge potential for the country's economy in the air travel space.See the Story
Air Travel

Flying will be the worst part of your summer vacation

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
With abnormally bad rates of flight delays and cancellations, air travel won’t stop sucking anytime soon.See the Story
Air Travel

Emirates to operate extra flights for upcoming Hajj season

Emirates will be deploying 31 additional flights to Jeddah and double daily flights to Medina from 23 June to 20 July. Saudi Arabia has expanded its Hajj participation this year to nearly a million pilgrims. Emirates has seen strong demand for Hajj travel from Indonesia, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Turkey, Egypt, Ethiopia, Malaysia, the UK, US, UAE and Algeria.See the Story

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