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On Wednesday, United Airlines confirmed to TPG that its limited-time flexible travel waiver for basic economy tickets will be extended to April 30. That means that all newly purchased United flights can be changed or canceled without a fee, subject to a possible fare difference.
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Additionally, the Chicago-based carrier is extending its waiver for tickets purchased for travel from international destinations, which will now expire on May 31. United says this will “help customers manage international requirements and restrictions.” Note that this international waiver excludes basic economy tickets, which, as of now, will return to being non-changeable and non-refundable come May 1.
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itineraries departing North or South America. AA will allow changes on all tickets originating outside the Americas and Asia for purchases made between April 1 and April 30. On the other hand, JetBlue recently unveiled an overhauled fare structure that launches on April 1, replacing the no-change-fee waiver that ends on March 31. Blue Basic tickets can be changed or canceled for a fee, as well as possible fare difference, as follows:
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If you’re concerned about getting sick or needing to postpone your plans due to another wave of COVID-19 infections, then you might want to think twice about booking basic economy tickets with American and JetBlue. An itinerary modification will require a brand-new ticket with American or a $100 (or more) change fee, plus a possible fare difference, with JetBlue.
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