Travel Advisory: COVID-19 & Our Regularly Scheduled Flights

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Learn more about Eastern’s efforts to keep you safe during the pandemic and updates on all of our destinations.

Please note: as of October 20, 2020 Eastern Airlines has implemented a face covering policy that requires all crew members and customers 2 years and older maintain a proper face covering (without vents or exhalation valves) during their entire travel journey. Face coverings are required inside all airport terminals and the duration of every Eastern flight.

Eastern Airlines scheduled service is back. We’re offering limited schedule service flights as markets continue to reopen. Your safety is our top priority.

Our policy: Eastern is waiving change fees for tickets purchased through January 31st, 2021. Adventurer fare brands remain not changeable. Customers will be permitted to change free of charge to a flight of equal or lesser value up to 12 months from the original ticket issue date. If the new flight is priced higher, the customer may change for no change fee but must pay the fare difference. Fares, fees and offers are subject to change without notice. Seats are capacity-controlled and may not be available on all days or flights. Fares are nonrefundable except during the first 24 hours after purchase.

 

New York Travel Advisory*
An executive order (EO205.1) has been ordered requiring international travelers entering New York from Level 2 and 3 countries to quarantine and fill out the NYS Department of Health traveler health form. This includes travelers coming from Port-Au-Prince, Guayaquil, and Georgetown. For more information click here. Eastern passengers must complete the Health Declaration Form prior to travel and will be collected upon arrival in New York.

Guayaquil, Ecuador*
•Scheduled service to/from New York (JFK) and Guayaquil (GYE) has resumed. Flights are available on Sundays and Thursdays.
•Scheduled service to/from Miami (MIA) and Guayaquil (GYE) has resumed. Flights will be available on Tuesdays and Fridays. Book now to take advantage of our introductory oneway fares.

Georgetown, Guyana*
•Scheduled  service flights from New York, NY (JFK) and Miami, FL (MIA) to Georgetown, Guyana (GEO) have resumed.
•Per the Guyanese Minister, all passengers traveling to Guyana will be required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test on arrival which was taken at least seven days prior to travel. If the PCR test is done within 72hrs of travel, the passenger will not be required to do another PCR test on arrival. If the PCR test is done within 4-7 days of travel, the passenger will be required to do a PCR test on arrival.
•You will be charged $85 USD for the PCR test on arrival.
•All passengers must also present a complete Health Declaration Form upon arrival in Georgetown.
•Scheduled service flights from Georgetown, Guyana (GEO) to New York, NY (JFK) and Miami, FL (MIA) have resumed.

Miami, Florida*
•The Miami-Dade Aviation Department (MDAD) has been adapting airport operations  to continue safeguarding our passengers, visitors and employees. Click here to learn more.

Port-Au-Prince, Haiti*
•To learn more about the Entry and Exit Requirements for travel to Port-Au-Prince, click here.
•For local measures, click here.

*Flights are subject to change.

The Eastern family is here to support you.
Please contact us to discuss options for your canceled flight.

 

Adventurer NOT PERMITTED
Explorer $100
Pathfinder Free
Globetrotter Free

With our premium seating on Eastern, we’ve reimagined the flying experience and provide the ideal combination of price and value with more leg room and more comfort, we allow you to explore beyond the expected.

Our Boeing 767 aircraft have more than enough cargo capacity to carry all of your checked baggage and then some. On Eastern, your bags fly with YOU!

Advanced Economy Seat Assignments

Aisle/Middle/Window $10
Extra Legroom/Exit Row $25

Personal items (e.g., purse, small backpack, etc.): Dimensions must not exceed 18 x 14 x 8 inches (45 x 35 x 20 cm) including handles and wheels.

Carry On bag ( roller bag, garment bag, tote bag,) not to exceed 22 pounds / 10 kilograms and not to exceed external dimensions of 9” x 14” x 22” / 23 cm x 36 cm x 56 cm plus one smaller personal-type item (e.g., purse, briefcase, laptop computer case, backpack, small camera)

Checked bags: Maximum of 79 linear inches (length + width + height; 201 cm) including handles and wheels and maximum of 70 pounds in weight (32 kg). Any bag that exceeds these dimensions or weight limit is considered oversized/overweight and has a corresponding charge.

For tickets issued on/after October 6th, 2020:

  • Carry-on Bag
    • All markets: FREE
    • Between MIA and GYE: FREE
    • Between JFK and GYE: FREE
  • 1st Checked Bag
    • All markets: FREE
    • Between MIA and GYE: FREE
    • Between JFK and GYE: FREE
  • 2nd Checked Bag
    • All markets: $65 USD
    • Between MIA and GYE: FREE
    • Between JFK and GYE: $45 USD
  • 3rd – 6th Checked Bag(s)
    • All markets: $100 USD
    • Between MIA and GYE: $100 USD
    • Between JFK and GYE: $100 USD

*4th – 6th bag must be purchased at the airport and is subject to availability.

 

For tickets issued on/before October 5th, 2020:

  • Carry-on Bag
    • All markets: FREE
    • Between MIA and GYE: FREE
    • Between JFK and GYE: FREE
  • 1st Checked Bag
    • All markets: FREE
    • Between MIA and GYE: FREE
  • 2nd Checked Bag
    • All markets: $45 USD
    • Between MIA and GYE: FREE
  • 3rd Checked Bag
    • All markets: $65 USD
    • Between MIA and GYE: $65 USD
  • 4th – 6th Checked Bag(s)
    • All markets: $100 USD
    • Between MIA and GYE: $100 USD

*4th – 6th bag must be purchased at the airport and is subject to availability.

For tickets issued on/after October 6th, 2020:

71 – 100 lbs. (32 – 45 kg) + $100
80 – 115 linear inches (160-292 cm) + $100

For tickets issued on/before October 5th, 2020:

70 – 100 lbs. (32 – 45 kg) + $100
63 – 80 linear inches (158-203 cm) + $100
Special items over 80 linear inches (203 cm) + $100

Checked bag fees are non-refundable.

Under its Unaccompanied Minor Service program, Eastern will supervise the child passenger (7-13) from the time of boarding until the child is met at the stop over point or destination. Eastern will require the responsible party taking custody of the unaccompanied minor upon arrival to provide documentation establishing their identity and Eastern reserves the right to refuse to release an unaccompanied child to anyone other than the pre-designated party. Eastern requires that a parent or responsible adult accompany the child until boarding and that this adult provide the name, telephone number, and address of the party meeting the child at the transfer point or final destination

The unaccompanied minor service fee is $150  each way.

Eastern accepts small domestic cats and dogs that have been vaccinated and are at least eight weeks old and contained in a pet carrier. Each pet must be accompanied by a Passenger and Passengers may not travel with more than one pet. All pets in the cabin must be carried in an appropriate pet carrier and remain in the carrier at all times (including head and tail) while in the gate area, during boarding/deplaning, and while onboard the aircraft. The carriers must be leakproof and well-ventilated, and the pet(s) must be able to stand up and move around the carrier with ease.

Carry-on Pet $250

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