The below airlines offer military discounts, waived change or cancellation fees, plus other benefits such as baggage allowances, special rates, and fares. Please read below for more detail.
U.S. Carriers Military Discounts
American Airlines – Offers special military rates when you call 800-433-7300 for more details. They also offer a military baggage allowance. Allowance of 1st and/or 2nd checked bag at no additional charge provided it falls within the size and weight limitations. These free checked bag allowances apply on flights operated by American Airlines, American Eagle, and American Connection®. On codeshare flights operated by other carriers, the baggage allowance and charges of the operating carrier apply.
- Active U.S. Military personnel traveling on orders or personal travel
- Active U.S. Military dependents traveling on orders
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Alaska Airlines – Offers up to 5 bags free for active-duty military personnel with ID and up to 5 bags free for military dependents with ID on travel orders. Specific baggage information may be found on their website, alaskaair.com, under travel “Checked & Carry On Baggage Policies.”
Delta – Special or unpublished fares for which passengers can qualify through special marketing programs or occupational status. Some of these fares can be purchased at delta.com, while others must be booked with a representative, as these fares require proper documentation before the ticket can be issued. Additionally, unpublished fares such as bereavement, military, or government travel require special documentation and can only be booked with a representative. For further assistance, don't hesitate to get in touch with Delta Reservations at 800-221-1212 for domestic travel or 800-241-4141 for international travel. Up to 3-5 bags fly free depending on the status of travel, on military orders, or personal travel.
Frontier Airlines – Active-duty military personnel pays no baggage fees. Click here for details.
Jet Blue – waive change/cancel fees for active members of the military and members of their immediate family traveling on the same itinerary if their travel plans need to be changed or canceled due to deployment or transfer. For information on fares, change/cancel fees, and baggage fee waivers for military personnel, please speak to one of our Reservation crewmembers at 1-800-JETBLUE.
Southwest Airlines – Proud to offer Military Fare for the men and women (and their dependents) of our Armed Forces. To purchase a Military Fare, you must be on active duty and be able to produce valid identification when you travel. Please call 1-800-I-FLY-SWA (1-800-435-9792) to obtain a Military Fare or any additional information.
United Airlines – United offers Military and federal government personnel discounts in select markets and routes. In most, not all markets, the discount will apply to any active member of the military, including dependents (ID will be required at check-in). To take advantage of these discounts or to check on fares, you will need to contact United Reservations at 1-800-UNITED-1 (1-800-864-8331), where specialists are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. See “Travel for U.S. military and federal government personnel” to make reservations online.