Airlines Issue Travel Waivers Ahead of Fourth Nor’easter This Month

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Spring may be almost here, but another nor’easter – the fourth this month – is still set to cause travel disruptions across the northeastern United States and New England. Major airlines are issuing change waivers in anticipation.

According to the latest forecast from Accuweather, the slow-moving storm system will bring an extended period of wet snow or wintery mix from the eastern part of the Ohio Valley to the upper part of the Delmarva Peninsula and New Jersey from Tuesday into Wednesday night. From northern Ohio to northern Pennsylvania and into much of the Hudson Valley and central New England, there may be little accumulation of snow despite low temperatures.

Customers on American Airlines scheduled to travel March 20 – 21 can rebook through March 25 between the same city pair in the same cabin (or pay the difference).

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On Delta, travelers scheduled March 20 – 21 can rebook through March 25, with the new ticket to be reissued on or before that date.

United Airlines is allowing customers scheduled to fly March 20 – 21 to rebook through March 24 between the same city pair in the originally ticketed cabin (any fare class).

On Southwest Airlines, customers flying March 20 – 22 (depending on the airport) can rebook in the original class of service or travel standby within 14 days of their original date of travel between the original city pair.

Customers flying JetBlue March 20 – 21 can rebook through March 23.

Finally, customers on Frontier Airlines flying March 20 – 21 can rebook through March 30.

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