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American Airlines Discontinues Bereavement Fares

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KHQ.com - American Airlines is no longer offering special fares to people traveling to a loved one's funeral the airline announced Wednesday it was making the change to be consistent with US Airways' policy.

American and US Airways merged in December. United Airlines offers a bereavement discount of five percent and Delta Airlines' website says it offers additional flexibility to passengers booking travel at the last minute because of a loved one's death.

Virgin America and Southwest Airlines do not offer bereavement fares.
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