If you’re considering flying (or need to) any time soon, the airline you choose will almost certainly have a big impact on the social distancing involved in your flight. While a handful of airlines are still blocking seats from being booked to allow for extra space, they might not be doing so for all of 2020. And some airlines have stopped blocking seats altogether.
Here are five airlines that are still blocking off seats to maintain social distancing and how long they will continue to do so.
The only U.S. airline of the Big Three that are still committed to distancing seat assignments on flights, Delta will block seats on flights through Jan. 6, 2021. The airline announced in August that the current commitment means it “will block the selection of middle seats in Delta Premium Select, Delta Comfort+ and Main Cabin.”
In addition to the January deadline on blocking middle…