United to resume flights to more leisure destinations in November | News

United will resume 40 international routes in November, including many to leisure and beach destinations in Hawaii, Mexico, and the Caribbean.

The Chicago-based carrier says on 2 October it is attempting to benefit from an increase in leisure demand, as business travel remains particularly depressed amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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“For the month of November, we have adjusted our capacity to add flying for leisure travel to warm weather and beach

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Vacation planned? Check. Packed bag? Check. Spending multiple hours on an airplane to your destination? Eh. For many travelers, boarding an aircraft and spending long periods of time in flight would not top the list of favorite things about a vacation. In fact, The National Institute of Mental Health reports that between 2.5 and 6.5 percent of the population in the United States struggles with aviophobia — a severe fear

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When Is A Good Time To Book Holiday Flights And Hotels?

Your family is likely starting to shape your holiday travel plans, so you know which days to be off work. Normally, you might have booked your holiday flights and lodging in the summer months. But you might be able to wait a little longer this year to set your travel itinerary for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve.

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Southwest Airlines cuts 90,000 flights in November and December as holiday travel demand falters

Southwest Airlines cut more than 90,000 flights from its November and December schedules, trying desperately to avoid empty aircraft heading into the important holiday travel season.



table: A man passes a flight status board at Love Field on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, in Dallas.


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A man passes a flight status board at Love Field on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, in Dallas.

Dallas-based Southwest cut 38,000 flights from its November plans, or about 36% of all trips, according to

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Normally, the airlines are in the power position when it comes to holiday travel demand. A systemwide airline fare sale or discount valid for peak holiday flights wouldn’t have happened in the recent past, but in 2020, that’s

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