United becomes the first major carrier to eliminate change fees.
United Airlines has announced that it is permanently eliminating change fees for all standard Economy and Premium tickets for travel within the United States. The change is effective immediately.
Additionally, beginning on January 1, 2021, any United customer can fly standby for free on a flight on their ticketed day of travel, regardless of the type of ticket.
United becomes the first airline to permanently waive change fees.
Additionally, United has announced that it is extending its waiver to permit unlimited changes to new tickets with new fee. This extension lasts until December 31, 2020. The effect is that customers can rest assured that they can make adjustments to their travel plans in the future.
You can read more about United’s new policy on change fees here: https://hub.united.com/2020-08-30-united-airlines-permanently-eliminates-change-fees-2647406401.html