American Airlines, which has been blocking half the middle seats in economy since April in the name of social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic, on Friday said it will end the practice on July 1. … United CEO Scott Kirby has said there’s no such thing as social distancing on a plane.
Are airlines doing social distancing on planes?
The only U.S. airline of the Big Three that is still committed to distancing seat assignments on flights, Delta will continue to block seats through March 30. The airline is so far the only U.S. airline to commit to blocking middle seats through the first quarter of 2021.
Is American Airlines blocking the middle seat?
American Airlines no longer blocks off the middle seat and allows planes to fly completely full.
What airlines are still social distancing?
With a flight attendant’s permission, passengers may move to avoid sitting near other travelers, if seats are available elsewhere on the aircraft.
- Allegiant. Allegiant Air. …
- American. American Airlines. …
- Delta. Delta. …
- Frontier. Frontier Airlines. …
- Hawaiian. Hawaiian Airlines. …
- JetBlue. JetBlue. …
- Southwest. Southwest Airlines. …
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Which airlines are following social distancing?
As of July 1, American Airlines announced it would drop its capacity restraints, in place at 85 percent since April. In the other corner are Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Southwest Airlines who say they will continue to block middle or adjacent seats through Sept. 30.
What airlines are still blocking middle seats?
There is currently just one major U.S. airline that continues to block middle seats:
- JetBlue [ended January 7, 2021]
- Alaska [ended January 6, 2021]
- Hawaiian [ended December 15, 2020]
- Southwest [ended December 1, 2020]
Which airlines are blocking the middle seats?
Delta is continuing its industry-leading commitment to provide more space on board as the only U.S. airline to block middle seats and limit capacity on all flights departing through April 30, 2021, ensuring customers can confidently plan and book their spring travel.
Is American Airlines flying at full capacity?
98% Of American Airlines’ Passengers Are Happy To Fly On Full Planes – Simple Flying.
Is Delta social distancing on flights?
Delta, the only airline of the big three still blocking middle seats for social distancing, will continue to do so until March 30, 2021, the airline announced Wednesday. … Delta is so far the only U.S. airline to commit to blocking middle seats through the first quarter of 2021.
Is Southwest practicing social distancing?
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Southwest Airlines is no longer social distancing on its flights. On Tuesday, the airline began selling tickets to fill every seat on board its planes, including middle seats. The move comes after the airline announced a $1.2 billion third-quarter loss because of the pandemic.