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Airlines waiving fees for flights impacted by Hurricane Michael

Airlines waiving fees for flights impacted by Hurricane Michael. (AP Photo)

With Hurricane Michael making landfall Wednesday, several airline companies have issued travel advisories in addition to waiving fees for flights impacted or in Michael's path.

Here are the list of airlines that have waived fees and issued advisories as of Wednesday afternoon:

1. Allegiant Air

Allegiant Air will have flights that are impacted at eight airports in the following cities:

  • Destin, Florida (VPS)
  • Gulfport, Mississippi (GPT)
  • Jacksonville, Florida (JAX)
  • Myrtle Beach, South Carolina (MYR)
  • New Orleans, Louisiana (MSY)
  • Norfolk, Virginia (ORF)
  • Savannah, Georgia (SAV)

Customers may also call Allegiant Customer Care at 702-505-8888 at any time 24 hours per day, seven days a week for assistance.

2. American Airlines

American is waiving the change fee traveling to/from the following cities:

  • Augusta, Georgia (AGS)
  • Destin / Fort Walton Beach, Florida (VPS)
  • Charleston, South Carolina (CHS)
  • Columbia, South Carolina (CAE)
  • Florence, South Carolina (FLO)
  • Hilton Head, South Carolina (HHH)
  • Mobile, Alabama (MOB)
  • Myrtle Beach, South Carolina (MYR)
  • Panama City, Florida (ECP)
  • Pensacola, Florida (PNS)
  • Savannah, Georgia (SAV)
  • Tallahassee, Florida (TLH)

The change fee may be waived if you:

  • Are traveling on an American Airlines flight
  • Bought your ticket by Oct. 8, 2018
  • Are scheduled to travel Oct. 9-11, 2018
  • Can travel Oct. 8-14, 2018
  • Don't change your origin or destination city
  • Rebook in the same cabin or pay the difference

Changes must be booked by Oct. 14 and completed within one year of original ticket date.

3. Delta Airlines

Delta is waiving fees for flights originally scheduled for Oct. 9-11, 2018 to/from the following airports:

  • Albany, Georgia (ABY)
  • Augusta, Georgia (AGS)
  • Brunswick, Georgia (BQK)
  • Columbia, South Carolina (CAE)
  • Columbus, Georgia (CSG)
  • Dothan, Alabama (DHN)
  • Fort Walton Beach, Florida (VPS)
  • Mobile, Alabama (MOB)
  • Panama City, Florida (ECP)
  • Pensacola, Florida (PNS)
  • Savannah, Georgia (SAV)
  • Tallahassee, Florida (TLH)
  • Valdosta, Georgia (VLD)

Tickets must be reissued on or before Oct. 14, 2018 and must be rebooked to travel no later than Oct. 14, 2018. Delta is also waiving all baggage and pet cabin fees for Fort Walton Beach, Mobile, Panama City, Pensacola and Tallahassee.

4. Frontier Airlines

With the expected impact from Michael, Frontier has issued the following waivers for customers aimed for the following airports:

  • Pensacola, Florida (PNS)
  • Atlanta, Georgia (ATL)
  • Birmingham, Alabama (BHM)
  • Tampa, Florida (TPA)

Customers who booked their flights between Oct. 9 and Oct. 11 before Monday, Oct. 8 will have their fees waived. Customers will have until Oct. 31, 2018 to complete their travel. Canceled flights may be eligible for a refund.

5. Jet Blue

Jet Blue will waive the change fees for customers traveling on Oct. 10 and Oct. 11 for the following cities:

  • Atlanta, GA (ATL)
  • Charleston, SC (CHS)
  • Jacksonville, FL (JAX)
  • Savannah/Hilton Head, GA (SAV)

Customers traveling to/from Tampa, Florida (TPA) on Wednesday, Oct. 10 will also have their change fees waived.

Only flights booked before or on Oct. 8 are eligible for the waivers. Customers will have until Oct. 13 to re-book their flight by either visiting their website or by calling 1-800-JETBLUE.

6. Southwest Airlines

Southwest is projecting delayed, diverted and/or cancelled flights for the following cities:

  • Atlanta, Georgia (ATL)
  • Greenville-Spartanburg, South Carolina (GSP)
  • New Orleans, Louisiana (MSY)
  • Charleston, South Carolina (CHS)
  • Jacksonville, Florida (JAX)
  • Norfolk, Virginia (ORF)
  • Panama City, Florida (ECP)
  • Pensacola, Florida (PNS)
  • Raleigh-Durham (RDU)
  • Tampa, Florida (TPA)

Southwest is also waiving the $95 pet fare for customers traveling to/from Panama City, Pensacola and Tampa.

7. United Airlines

United Airlines will waive change and fare fees for flights at the following airports:

  • Atlanta, Georgia (ATL)
  • Charleston, South Carolina (CHS)
  • Columbia, South Carolina (CAE)
  • Ft. Walton Beach, Florida (VPS)
  • Greenville-Spartanburg, South Carolina (GSP)
  • Mobile, Alabama (MOB)
  • Myrtle Beach, South Carolina (MYR)
  • Panama City, Florida (ECP)
  • Pensacola, Florida (PNS)
  • Savannah, Georgia (SAV)

The original travel dates must fall between Oct. 9 and Oct. 11.

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