ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10)- Airports in the week leading up to Thanksgiving last year and years prior were busy with people traveling to spend the holiday with friends or family. Travel is expected to be much less this year due to the rise in COVID-19 cases throughout the U.S.
Government officials are urging people to stay home for the holidays. At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, most airlines changed their refund policies as travel advisories were announced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Some airlines flying out of the Albany International Airport like Southwest said they have never charged a fee to customers for changing or canceling a purchased flight. Others, like United Airlines, said they are doing away with change fees permanently.
Allegiant Air is allowing customers…