Allegiant, JetBlue offering free flights to families of Orlando shooting victims
4 Fast Facts
- Allegiant Airlines is offering free flights to Orlando shooting victims’ families.
- JetBlue is also offering free flights.
- JetBlue set up a fee waiver for last-minute changes to travel plans.
- 49 people were killed and over 50 people were injured in the Orlando shooting.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Several airlines are offering free flights to the families of the Pulse nightclub shooting victims.
Allegiant Airlines announced on Monday that they will fly family members to and from Orlando for. They wrote in a statement on their Facebook page, “If you, your family or friends were affected by what happened this weekend, we want to help. Whether you need to fly to or from the Orlando area, please write into us at firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us.”
You can see where Allegiant flies to and from Orlando by using this interactive map.
Additionally, JetBlue has also stepped up to transport victims’ families. They wrote in their blog on Monday: “JetBlue is providing free seats on its available flights to/from Orlando for immediate family and domestic partners of victims who were killed or injured. Those family members and domestic partners requiring travel assistance can contact 1-800-JETBLUE for details.”
They also set up a fee waiver for customers traveling to/from Orlando who need to make last-minute changes to their travel plans.