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As Hawaii faces hurricane threat, airlines ease ticket change fees
As Hawaii faces hurricane threat, airlines ease ticket change fees

In the run-up to the arrival of Hurricane Iselle and Tropical Storm Julio, airlines are allowing passengers heading to and from Hawaii to change their tickets without penalty. The hurricane is expected to hit the islands Thursday or Friday, with the tropical storm possibly following on Sunday, according to forecasters. Some domestic carriers Tuesday announced fee waivers for Hawaii-bound travelers on Thursday and Friday with news of the two-storm punch. Online weather forecasts say Hurricane Iselle should weaken before it bears down on the islands but has the potential to cause flash floods, mudslides and big wind gusts. On the other hand, Julio may pick up strength and turn into a...

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