United cites a jump in holiday searches as a reason for optimism. But consumers have been booking flights closer to travel time during the pandemic.
The pandemic seems to have taught a lot of businesses that employees don't need to travel as much as they used to.
Business travelers are about twice as lucrative for the airlines as leisure fliers
But most major domestic airlines have already stopped blocking those seats.
Avelo Airlines will offer nonstop flights to secondary airports across the Western U.S.
Demand for air cargo is back to pre-pandemic levels, but passenger loads are nowhere close.
With vaccines starting to roll out, will travelers want to take to the skies again in 2021?
These are restrictions that ban most travelers from Europe, the U.K., Brazil and Ireland.
The measure includes money that will allow the airline industry to bring back furloughed workers through March.
With international and business travel way down, airlines are adding more flights to domestic leisure spots.