United airlines on Sunday announced that it will permanently ends ticket change fees for domestic flights. Earlier the airline has charged $200 fee form most passengers who change a ticket for travel within the United States.
“We’re excited to announce a major change that’ll give you more flexibility when you fly with us. We’re permanently getting rid of change fees for most Economy and premium cabin tickets for flights within the U.S.” the airline said on its website
If you booked a flight with United airlines, there won’t be any change fees if:
You’re traveling within the U.S., including:
- Continental U.S.
- Puerto Rico
- U.S. Virgin Islands
and You have these types of tickets:
- Economy Plus®
- United First®
- United Business®*
- United Premium PlusSM*
Best news of 2020. 👏— United Airlines (@united) August 30, 2020
We’re getting rid of change fees for good on all standard Economy and Premium tickets for travel within the U.S. and making same-day standby free for everyone.
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“Following previous tough times, airlines made difficult decisions to survive, sometimes at the expense of customer service,” said United CEO Scott Kirby in a news release.
“United Airlines won’t be following that same playbook as we come out of this crisis. Instead, we’re taking a completely different approach – and looking at new ways to serve our customers better.”