If you were planning a trip to Mexico and want to reschedule, most airlines are offering ticket change fee waivers if you have not yet begun traveling. Below are some of the most common airlines flying to and through Mexico and the travel change fee waivers they are offering to passengers scheduled to travel now through May 6, 2009. See individual airline websites for further details.
AERO MEXICO – Will allow passengers traveling to, from or through Mexico to rebook their flight without being charged a penalty fee. Changes to flight reservations must be made by May 15, 2009.
AMERICAN AIRLINES – Will allow passengers to change their travel dates or receive a refund for a totally unused ticket to Mexico. Date changes can only be made for the same cities as originally ticketed and one change is allowed with no fee. Passengers traveling to, from or through Mexico between April 25 and May 6, 2009, and whose tickets were purchased no later than April 24, are eligible for the changes and refunds listed above.
CONTINENTAL Will allow passengers traveling to, from or through a number of Mexican airports to reschedule or reroute their travel once without penalty fees. If a flight has been cancelled, a refund can be requested.
MEXICANA – Will waive ticket change fees on all flights to, from or through Mexico City for passengers scheduled to travel between April 24 and May 6, 2009.
UNITED – Passengers traveling to, from or through Mexico between April 26-May 6, and whose tickets were purchased prior to April 26 are being issued travel waivers allowing then to make one change to their travel plans without change fees, subject to original booking code rules—rescheduled travel not meeting original booking code rules and restrictions will be subject to higher fares. For a new itinerary, one change can be made without change fees. Customers with cancelled flights are eligible for a full refund.