Below you will find a collection of resources from trusted outlets to help you feel more confident about impacts on the industry and your community. As travel especially continues to be affected, we will continue updating this page to ensure you have access to the most accurate and up-to-date information possible.
Delta Adds Additional Trans-Atlantic Flights
Delta Air Lines, hopeful that the lifting of travel restrictions, potential vaccine availability and the gradual return of demand is a good sign, is adding more trans-Atlantic and trans-Pacific flights to top business and leisure destinations for the winter 2020-2021 and summer 2021 seasons.
Virgin Atlantic to offer free Covid-19 insurance
Virgin Atlantic has introduced free Covid-19 insurance cover on all new and existing bookings. In the event that they or anyone else on their booking becomes ill with Covid-19 while traveling, Virgin Atlantic Covid-19 cover ensures related costs are covered, no matter how long the trip.
JAL Signs On as American Airlines Business Extra Partner
American Airlines has added Japan Airlines as a partner carrier to its Business Extra loyalty program.
TSA Checkpoint Numbers
How many people are traveling by air in the United States right now? Check out this interesting chart from the Transportation Security Administration, which compares daily checkpoint numbers from 2019 and 2020.
US Passport Processing Updates
The US State Department will no longer offer in-person services for expedited processing unless the situation qualifies as a life-or-death emergency that requires travel outside the US within 72 hours. Significant delays for any new routine requests should be anticipated.
ISOS Travel Restrictions
The ISOS has provided a list of countires with any entry restrictions and quarantine measures including information on flight operations and screening measures. Members can login and view the security alerts for more detail.
American Airlines Improves the Travel Experience
American Airlines is making travel easier and less complicated for customers. These new customer-friendly initiatives give travelers even more flexibility when they travel on American.
Delta Eliminates Change Fees
Delta is doubling down on its mission to make it easier for customers to book, change or cancel their travel plans by making their policy of elimintaing change fees permanent for tickets purchased for travel within the U.S.
Southwest Cleaning Updates
When you travel with Southwest, know that their top priority has and always will be your safety. Southwest has employed stringent cleaning and safety practices to support the health and wellness of employees and customers.
United Cleaning Updates
The highest standard of safety and cleanliness is a united effort. When you’re ready to travel again, we will be “United Together” with to deliver industry-leading cleanliness, prioritize your well-being, and innovate for a healthier tomorrow.
Live Flight Cancellation Updates
The COVID-19 situation changes hour to hour, making it difficult to track flight updates and cancellations. View this page for real-time cancellation statistics and flight tracker links for cancelled flights, or view top cancellations by airline or airport.
American Airlines Updates
The safety and well-being of customers and team members remains the highest priority for American Airlines. The airline is working around the clock to care for you on your travel journey, and we know you’re concerned about your trip.
The Latest Updates From Delta
At Delta, nothing is more important than traveler safety. As concerns continue to mount about COVID-19, Delta is doing everything they can to ensure the safety and security of all Delta travelers, employees, and clients.
Southwest COVID-19 Updates
Southwest Airlines is aware that government mandates have resulted in restrictions on air travel due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. Southwest will offer maximum flexibility in accommodating travelers to the best of their ability.
United: Important Notices
Frequently travel on United? Below you’ll find a link to the latest United travel notices pertaining to COVID-19. On this page, you will find helpful links, updates on open and closed routes, available travel waivers, as well as an array of other information.
Major Hotel Chains’ Policies
As the virus has continued to spread worldwide, some hotels have updated or changed their initial policies. Below you will find links to major hotels’ policies and initiatives related to reservation cancellations made during this time.
NH Hotels Response Policies
To ensure guests, employees and suppliers can enjoy destinations, NH Hotels has implemented a series of measures, approved by safety experts, in their hotels. Implementation of some of these measures may alter the availability of some services.
LH & CO Safety Protocols
At Loews Hotels & Co, the safety and well-being of its guests, team members, and communities is always a top-priority. Continuous efforts are made on a daily basis and new measures have been added, to provide a welcoming and clean environment.
WHO Situation Reports
CDC: Ongoing Updates
Information is coming in faster than most organizations can process. The most reliable source of information is the CDC. Below is a link doretly ot their site enabling you to keep up with the latest news about the coronavirus directly from the CDC.
CDC: Traveler Resources
The CDC’s public health messaging system offers up-to-date messages to travelers. This is the latest information posted, in partnership with Customs and Border Protection, the TSA and other port-of-entry partners.
4555 Southlake Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35444