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United Exception/Waiver codes issued

File updated bi-weekly. Last updated 24 FEB 17

The information below reflects exception policies/waiver codes issued by United that allow customers to proactively make voluntary changes to their itinerary due to irregular operations. The parameter codes in the chart immediately below reflect criteria for waivers on or after April 1, 2015.

Parameter code legend (for waivers issued on or after April 1, 2015)
Parameter code Customer goal What is waived
1 Day of travel flexibility

Change fee for dates specified — same O & D

1+ Confirmed close-in change at no extra cost
  • Change fee for dates specified — same O & D
  • Difference in fare for dates specified — same O & D
2 Choice of confirmed close-in change or re-using value toward another ticket
  • Change fee for dates specified — same O & D
  • Difference in fare for dates specified — same O & D
  • Change fee for all other users (difference in fare applies)
3 Choice of confirmed close-in change, reusing value or a refund
  • Change fee for dates specified — same O & D
  • Difference in fare for dates specified — same O & D
  • Change fee for all other users (difference in fare applies)
  • Option to refund if unused
February 2017
Date issued Event Impacted cities Parameter code Begin End Rescheduled travel dates Waiver code
23 FEB Midwest winter weather - updated ATW, CPR, CID, DSM, DLH, EAU, GRB, CMX, LAR, LNK, MSP, OMA, RAP, FSD, TVC, CWA 1+ 23 FEB 24 FEB 23 FEB – 28 FEB 7JCOR
22 FEB Midwest winter weather - updated ATW, CPR, DLH, EAU, GRB, CMX, LAR, MSP, RAP, FSD, CWA 1+ 23 FEB 24 FEB 22 FEB – 28 FEB 7JCOR
19 FEB California storm ACV, BFL, BUR, FAT, LAX, MMH, MRY, ONT, PSP, RDD, SMF, SFO, SJC, SBP, SNA, SBA 1+ 19 FEB 20 FEB 19 FEB – 24 FEB 7JC5P
16 FEB California rainstorm ACV, BFL, BUR, FAT, LAX, MMH, MRY, ONT, PSP, RDD, SMF, SAN, SFO, SJC, SBP, SNA, SBA 1+ 17 FEB 18 FEB 16 FEB – 21 FEB 7JC56
12 FEB New England winter storm - updated ALB, BGR, BOS, BUF, BTV, ERI, YHZ, BDL, ITH, MHT, YUL, JFK, LGA, EWR, YOW, PHL, PWM, PVD, YQB, ROC, SYR 1+ 12 FEB 13 FEB 12 FEB – 16 FEB 7JC4X
10 FEB New England winter storm ALB, BGR, BOS, BUF, BTV, ERI, YHZ, BDL, ITH, MHT, YUL, EWR, YOW, PHL, PWM, PVD, YQB, ROC, SYR 1+ 12 FEB 13 FEB 12 FEB – 16 FEB 7JC4X
9 FEB Jackson Hole power outage JAC 1+ 12 FEB 14 FEB 12 FEB – 7 MAR 7JC4N
7 FEB Northeast winter weather ALB, ABE, BWI, BGR, BOS, IAD, MDT, BDL, MHT, JFK, LGA, EWR, PHL, PIT, PWM, PVD, SCE, DCA, HPN 1+ 9 FEB 9 FEB 9 FEB – 12 FEB 7JC4E
6 FEB Upper Midwest winter weather ATW, CMX, DLH, EAU, GRB, MSP, YUL, CWA, YOW, YYZ, TVC 1+ 7 FEB 7 FEB 6 FEB – 9 FEB 7JC45
2 FEB Northwest winter weather EUG, PSC, PDX, RDM, SEA, GEG 1+ 2 FEB 3 FEB 2 FEB – 5 FEB 7JC3W
January 2017
Date issued Event Impacted cities Parameter code Begin End Rescheduled travel dates Waiver code
29 JAN Washington DC area weather IAD, DCA 1+ 30 JAN 30 JAN 31 JAN – 2 FEB 7JCSM
23 JAN Northern Plains winter weather ATW, BIS, CID, DVL, DIK, DLH, EAU, FAR, GRB, JMS, MSN, MKE, MSP, RAP, FSD, CWA 1+ 23 JAN 24 JAN 23 JAN – 27 JAN 7JCPK
22 JAN Northeast Weather ALB, ABE, BGM, BOS, BTV, BDL, ITH, MHT, EWR, JFK, LGA, PHL, PWM, PVD, ROC, SYR, HPN, AVP 1+ 23 JAN 24 JAN 22 JAN – 27 JAN 7JCP2
22 JAN Technology issue All stations 1+ 22 JAN 23 JAN 22 JAN – 25 JAN 7JCPB
20 JAN Northeast Weather EWR, JFK, LGA, PHL, HPN 1+ 23 JAN 23 JAN 20 JAN – 26 JAN 7JCP2
18 JAN Pacific Coast weather ASE, BIL, BOI, BZN, COD, DRO, EUG, FAT, GJT,  GTF,  GUC, HLN, IDA, JAC, FCA, MFR, MSO, MRY, MTJ, PSC, PDX, RDM, RNO, SMF, SLC, SFO, SJC, SEA, GEG, HDN, SUN, EGE, YVR, YYJ 1+ 18 JAN 20 JAN 18 JAN – 23 JAN 7JCET
16 JAN Pacific Coast weather EUG, FAT, GJT, MFR, PSC, PDX, RDM, RNO, SMF, SFO, SJC, SEA, GEG, YVR, YYJ 1+ 18 JAN 20 JAN 18 JAN – 23 JAN 7JCET
15 JAN Midwest and Central Plains weather AMA, CID, CRW, CHO, CVG, CMH, CAY, DSM, EVV, IND, MCI, LNK, LBB, OKC, OMA, PAH, PIA, SPI, SGF, STL, TUL, ICT +1 13 Jan 16 Jan 13 JAN – 17 JAN 7JCIB
13 Jan Mid-Atlantic Ice Storm BWI, DCA, IAD, ORF, PHL, RIC 1+ 14 JAN 15 JAN 13 JAN – 17 JAN 7JCJ3
13 Jan Midwest and Central Plains Weather AMA, CHO, CID, CMH, CRW, CVG, DAY, DSM, EVV, ICT, IND, LBB, LNK,  MCI, OKC, OMA, PAH, PIA, SGF, SPI, STL, TUL 1+ 13 JAN 15 JAN 13 JAN – 17 JAN 7JCIB
12 JAN Midwest and Central Plains Weather expanded AMA, CHO, CMH, CRW, CVG, DAY, EVV, ICT, IND, LBB, MCI, OKC, PAH, PIA, SGF, SPI, STL, TUL 1+ 13 JAN 15 JAN 12 JAN – 17 JAN 7JCIB
12 Jan Germany Snow and Wind TXL, FRA, HAM, MUC 1+ 12 JAN 13 JAN 12 JAN- 17 JAN 7JCIU
11 JAN London Snow LHR 1+ 11 JAN 12 JAN 11 JAN – 17 JAN 7JCIK
10 JAN Pacific Coast weather - Extended ACV, EUG, FAT, MFR, MMH, MRY, OTH, RDD, RDM, RNO, SFO, SJC, SMF 1+ 9 JAN 11 JAN 9 JAN – 14 JAN 7JCI2
8 JAN Pacific Coast weather - Extended ACV, EUG, FAT, MFR, MMH, MRY, OTH, RDD, RDM, RNO, SFO, SJC, SMF 1+ 9 JAN 10 JAN 9 JAN – 13 JAN 7JCI2
6 JAN Fort Lauderdale Security Incident FLL 1+ 6 JAN 7 JAN 6 JAN – 10 JAN 7JCHJ
6 JAN Southeast US Winter Weather ATL, AVL, BHM, BNA, CAE, CHA, CHO, CLT, FAY, GSO, GSP, HSV, ORF, RDU, RIC, ROA, TYS 1+ 6 JAN 7 JAN 6 JAN – 10 JAN 7JCHA
4 JAN Southern Plains Winter Weather AMA, DFW, LBB, LIT, MEM, OKC 1+ 6 JAN 6 JAN 6 JAN – 9 JAN 7JCH1
3 JAN Rocky Mountain region snow event ASE, COS, DEN, DRO, GJT, GUC, LAR, MTJ, RNO, RKS, SLC, HDN, EGE 1+ 4 JAN 5 JAN 3 JAN – 8 JAN 7JCGI
December 2016
Date issued Event Impacted cities Parameter code Begin End Rescheduled travel dates Waiver code
28 DEC Northeast and Canada Winter Weather ABE, ALB, AVP, BDL, BGM, BTV, BUF, CAK, CLE, ERI, ITH, MDT, MHT, PIT, PWM, ROC, SCE, SYR, YOW, YQB, YUL, YYZ 1+ 29 DEC 30 DEC 28 DEC – 30 DEC 7JCG9
26 DEC Dakotas winter weather (extended) BIS, DIK, DVL, FAR, FSD, ISN, JMS, MOT, RAP 1+ 25 DEC 28 DEC 25 DEC – 30 DEC 7JCFF
25 DEC Upper Midwest winter weather (extended) ATW, CWA, DLH, EAU, GRB, MKE, MSN, MSP, YWG 1+ 25 DEC 26 DEC 25 DEC – 27 DEC 7JCG0
23 DEC Typhoon Nock-Ten MNL 1+ 26 DEC 26 DEC 23 DEC – 30 DEC 7JCFR
23 DEC Dakotas winter weather BIS, DIK, DVL, FAR, FSD, ISN, JMS, MOT, RAP 1+ 25 DEC 25 DEC 22 DEC – 27 DEC 7JCFF
22 DEC Dakotas winter weather BIS, DIK, DVL, FAR, FSD, ISN, JMS, MOT, RAP 1+ 25 DEC 25 DEC 22 DEC – 27 DEC 7JCFF
15 DEC Northeast Winter Weather ABE, ALB, AVP, BDL, BGM, BOS, BTV, BUF, BWI, DCA, EWR, HPN, IAD, ITH, JFK, LGA, MDT, MHT, PHL, PVD, PWM, ROC, SCE, SYR 1+ 17 DEC 18 DEC 17 DEC – 21 DEC 7JCF6
14 DEC updated with new stations  15 DEC Great Lakes and Ohio Valley winter weather ATW, AZO, BUF, CAK, CID, CLE, CMH, CMX, CWA, DAY, DSM, DTW, EAU, ERI, FNT, FSD, FWA, GRB, GRR, IND LAN, LNK, MBS, MCI, MKE, MKG, MLI, MSN,  MSP, OMA, ORD, PIA, PIT, SBN, SPI, STL, TVC, YYZ 1+ 16 DEC 17 DEC 16 DEC – 20 DEC 7JCEX
9 DEC updated with new stations  11 DEC Great Lakes winter weather ATW, AZO, CAK, CID, CLE, CWA, DTW, ERI, FNT, FWA, GRB, GRR, LAN, MBS, MKE, MKG,  MSN, SBN 1+ 10 DEC 12 DEC 10 DEC – 15 DEC 7JCEN
8 DEC Chicago winter weather ORD 1+ 10 DEC 12 DEC 10 DEC – 15 DEC 7JCU6
6 DEC Pacific Northwest winter weather EUG, PDX, RDM, SEA, YVR, YYJ 1+ 8 DEC 9 DEC 8 DEC – 14 DEC 7JCEE
2 DEC Houston severe weather IAH 1+ 3 DEC 4 DEC 3 DEC – 6 DEC 7JCTN
November 2016
Date issued Event Impacted cities Parameter code Begin End Rescheduled travel dates Waiver code
21 Nov LH industrial action (4 updates) TXL, FRA, HAM, MUC 1+ 22 Nov 30 Nov 22 Nov – 5 Dec 7JCDW
22 Nov Hurricane Otto LIR, MGA, SJO 1+ 24 Nov 25 Nov 24 Nov – 30 Nov 7JCE5
18 Nov Northern Planes winter storm DLH, FAR, FSD, RAP 1+ 18 Nov 18 Nov 18 Nov – 22 Nov 7JCDD
14 Nov New Zealand Earthquake AKL 2 13 Nov 21 Nov 13 Nov – 21 Nov 7JCDD
October 2016
Date issued Event Impacted cities Parameter code Begin End Rescheduled travel dates Waiver code
19 Oct Typhoon Haima HKG 1+ 20 Oct 21 Oct 20 Oct – 24 Oct 7JCD4
6 Oct Hurricane Matthew - updated FLL, MCO, MIA, PBI 1+ 5 Oct 8 Oct 5 Oct – 13 Oct 7JC2K
6 Oct Hurricane Matthew - extended CAE, CHS, CLT, FAY, GSO, JAX, MYR, RDU, SAV 1+ 6 Oct 10 Oct 5 Oct – 15 Oct 7JC2U
6 Oct Brussels Sectorial Strike BRU 1+ 7 Oct 7 Oct 7 Oct – 9 Oct 7JCCV
6 Oct Hurricane Matthew – updated FLL, MCO, MIA, PBI 1+ 5 Oct 7 Oct 5 Oct – 12 Oct 7JC2K
3 Oct Typhoon Chaba FUK, KIX, NGO 1+ 5 Oct 5 Oct 5 Oct – 8 Oct 7JC2B
4 Oct Hurricane Matthew CAE, CHS, CLT, FAY, GSO, JAX, MYR, RDU, SAV 1+ 6 Oct 9 Oct 6 Oct – 14 Oct 7JC2U
September 2016
Date issued Event Impacted cities Parameter code Begin End Rescheduled travel dates Waiver code
25 Sep Typhoon Megi TPE 1+ 26 Sep 27 Sep 27 Sep – 30 Sep 7JC22
20 Sep Turrialba volcano updated SJO 1+ 20 Sep 21 Sep 20 Sep – 26 Sep 7JC1T
20 Sep Turrialba volcano updated SJO 1+ 20 Sep 20 Sep 20 Sep – 26 Sep 7JC1T
18 Sep Typhoon Malakas - Japan FUK, NGO, KIX, HND, NRT 1+ 20 Sep 21 Sep 25 Sep – 25 Sep 7JC1J
15 Sep Typhoon Malakas - Taipei TPE 1+ 17 Sep 17 Sep 20 Sep – 20 Sep 7JC1A
13 Sep Paris industrial action CDG 1+ 14 Sep 14 Sep 18 Sep – 18 Sep 7JC1I
11 Sep Typhoon Meranti TPE 1+ 14 Sep 14 Sep 17 Sep – 17 Sep 7JC0S
6 Sep Chicago thunderstorms ORD 1+ 7 Sep 7 Sep 7 Sep - 10 Sep 7JCU6
6 Sep Tropical storm Newton SJU 1+ 6 Sep 6 Sep 6 Sep - 9 Sep 7JC0I
2 Sep Tropical storm Hermine JFK, LGA, EWR, HPN 1+ 4 Sep 5 Sep 2 Sep - 8 Sep 7JC09
August 2016
Date issued Event Impacted cities Parameter code Begin End Rescheduled travel dates Waiver code
31 Aug Hurricane Hermone CHS, CAE, CLT, FAY, VPS, JAX, MYR, ECP, PNS, RDU, SRQ, SAV, TPA 1+ 1 Sep 3 Sep 1 Sep - 6 Sep 7JCZW
31 Aug Hurricane Lester ITO, HNL, OGG, KOA, LIH 1+ 3 Sep 4 Sep 1 Sep - 7 Sep 7JC00
30 Aug Hurricane Madeline ITO, OGG, KOA 1+ 31 Aug 1 Sep 30 Aug - 6 Sep 7JCZM
23 Aug ORD weather ORD 1+ 24 Aug 24 Aug 23 Aug - 27 Aug 7JCU6
20 Aug Typhoon Mindulle HND, NRT 1+ 21 Aug 23 Aug 20 Aug - 26 Aug 7JCZD
19 Aug Louisana flooding BTR, LFT, MSY 1+ 12 Aug 21 Aug 19 Aug - 28 Aug 7JCYV
19 Aug New York City area weather JFK, LGA, EWR, HPN 1+ 21 Aug 21 Aug 19 Aug - 23 Aug 7JCZ4
16 Aug Louisiana flooding BTR, LFT, MSY 1+ 12 Aug 19 Aug 16 Aug - 26 Aug 7JCYV
12 Aug New York City area weather EWR, JFK, LGA, HPN 1+ 12 Aug 13 Aug 12 Aug - 15 Aug 7JCYL
13 Aug Chicago weather ORD 1+ 12 Aug 12 Aug 11 Aug - 15 Aug 7JCU6
7 Aug Tropical storm Javier SJD 1+ 7 Aug 9 Aug 7 Aug - 14 Aug 7JCY3
2 Aug Tropical storm Earl BZE, RTB, SAP 1+ 3 Aug 4 Aug 2 Aug - 7 Aug 7JCXU
July 2016
Date issued Event Impacted cities Parameter code Begin End Rescheduled travel dates Waiver code
31 Jul Typhoon Nida HKG 1+ 31 Jul 3 Aug 31 Jul - 6 Aug 7JCXK
30 Jul East Coast weather BWI, DCA, EWR, HPN, IAD, JFK, LGA, PHL 1+ 30 Jul 31 Jul 30 Jul - 3 Aug 7JCXB
29 Jul ORD thunderstorms ORD 1+ 29 Jul 29 Jul 29 Jul - 1 Aug 7JCU6
28 Jul ORD thunderstorms ORD 1+ 28 Jul 28 Jul 28 Jul - 31 Jul 7JCU6
28 Jul East Coast weather BWI, DCA, EWR, HPN, IAD, JFK, LGA, PHL 1+ 28 Jul 29 Jul 28 Jul - 1 Aug 7JCX2
24 Jul NYC Area severe weather EWR, HPN, JFK, LGA 1+ 25 Jul 25 Jul 24 Jul - 27 Jul 7JCWT
22 Jul Tropical storm Darby Hawaii ITO, HNL, OGG, KOA, LIH 1+ 22 Jul 25 Jul 22 Jul - 28 Jul 7JCCL
21 Jul New York severe weather JFK, LGA, EWR, HPN, 1+ 22 Jul 22 Jul 22 Jul - 24 Jul 7JCCC
17 Jul Chicago weather ORD 1+ 17 Jul 17 Jul 22 Jul - 26 Jul 7JCU6
15 Jul Turkey civil unrest ADA, ESB, AYT, BJV, DLM, GZP, IST, SAW, ADB 1+ 15 Jul 22 Jul 15 Jul - 30 Jul 7JCC3
5 Jul Taipei typhoon Nepartak TPE 1+ 6 Jul 7 Jul 6 Jul - 12 Jul 7JCB9
5 Jul Chicago weather ORD 1+ 6 Jul 6 Jul 6 Jul - 8 Jul 7JCU6
June 2016
Date issued Event Impacted cities Parameter code Begin End Rescheduled travel dates Waiver code
30 Jun Northeast weather BWI, JFK, LGA, EWR, PHL, HPN, IAD 1+ 1 Jul 1 Jul 1 Jul - 4 Jul 7JCB0
22 Jun Chicago weather ORD 1+ 22 Jun 22 Jun 22 Jun - 25 Jun 7JCU6
17 Jun Brussels ground handler strike BRU 1+ 17 Jun 18 Jun 17 Jun - 22 Jun 7JCAR
9 Jun Oslo industrial action OSL 1+ 9 Jun 10 Jun 9 Jun - 16 Jun 7JCAH
6 Jun Tropical storm colin CAE, CHS, JAX, MCO, MYR, RSW, SAV, SRQ, TPA 1+ 6 Jun 7 Jun 6 Jun - 11 Jun 7JCA8
2 Jun Houston weather IAH 1+ 2 Jun 5 Jun 2 Jun - 10 Jun 7JCTN
April 2016
Date issued Event Impacted cities Parameter code Begin End Rescheduled travel dates Waiver code
28 Apr Houston and Southern Plains
storms
AUS, BNA, DFW, EVV, IAH, JAN,
LIT, MCI, MEM, OKC, PAH, SAT, SGF,
STL, TUL, XNA
1+ 29 Apr 29 Apr 29 Apr - 4 May 7JCA8
28 Apr Colorado snow event COS, DEN 1+ 29 Apr 29 Apr 29 Apr - 3 May 7JC9Z
22 Apr German airport work stoppage CGN, DTM, DUS, FRA, HAJ,
HAM, MUC
1+ 26 Apr 27 Apr 26 Apr - 30 Apr 7JC9Q
18 Apr Houston storms
(includes updates)
IAH 1+ 18 Apr 20 Apr 18 Apr - 24 Apr 7JCTN
14 Apr Colorado snow event COS, DEN 1+ 16 Apr 17 Apr 16 Apr - 30 Apr 7JC9G
March 2016
Date issued Event Impacted cities Parameter code Begin End Rescheduled travel dates Waiver code
23 Mar Upper midwest storm ATW, CWA, FSD, GRB, MBS, TVC 1+ 23 Mar 24 Mar 23 Mar - 27 Mar 7JC97
23 Mar Winter storm Colorado ASE, COS, DEN, EGE, GUC, HDN 1+ 23 Mar 24 Mar 23 Mar - 27 Mar 7JC8Y
22 Mar Brussels situation
(includes multiple updates)
BRU (Alternate changes permitted to/from other locaitons) 2 22 Mar 30 Apr 22 Mar - 30 Apr 7JC8P
21 Mar Boston Spring snow BOS 1+ 21 Mar 21 Mar 21 Mar - 23 Mar 7JC8F
10 Mar Louisiana flooding MLU, SHV 1+ 10 Mar 11 Mar 10 Mar - 13 Mar 7JC86
9 Mar Houston thunderstorms IAH 1+ 9 Mar 10 Mar 9 Mar - 12 Mar 7JCTN
February 2016
Date issued Event Impacted cities Parameter code Begin End Rescheduled travel dates Waiver code
28 Feb Chicago area winter weather ORD, MSN, MKE, PIA, SBN 1+ 1 Mar 1 Mar 29 Feb - 4 Mar 7JC7X
24 Feb Northeast severe weather BDL, BWI, CLE, DCA, EWR, IAD, JFK, LGA, PHL, PIT, PVD 1+ 24 Feb 24 Feb 24 Feb - 27 Feb 7JC7L
23 Feb Great Lakes winter storm AZO, DTW, FNT, FWA, GRR, LAN, MBS, PIA, SBN 1+ 24 Feb 25 Feb 23 Jan - 27 Feb 7JC7C
22 Feb Chicago high winds ORD 1+ 24 Feb 25 Feb 22 Feb - 27 Feb 7JCU6
19 Feb Chicago high winds ORD 1+ 19 Feb 19 Feb 19 Feb - 20 Feb 7JCU6
14 Feb Mid-Atlantic and East Coast weather CAK, BWI, CRW, CLT, CVG, CLE, CAE, GSO, GSP, MDT, LEX, SDF, JFK, LGA, EWR, ORF, PHL, PIT, RDU, RIC, ROA, DCA, IAD, HPN 1+ 14 Feb 15 Feb 14 Feb - 18 Feb 7JC73
8 Feb Southeast winter weather AVL, ATL, BHM,HSV, TYS, MEM, BNA 1+ 8 Feb 9 Feb 8 Feb - 11 Feb 7JC6K
8 Feb Northeast US winter storm BWI, EWR, LGA, PHL 1+ 9 Feb 9 Feb 8 Feb - 11 Feb 7JCU6
7 Feb New England winter weather BDL, BOS, EWR, HPN, JFK, LGA, MHT, PVD 1+ 8 Feb 8 Feb 7 Feb - 11 Feb 7JC6B
4 Feb Northeast winter weather BDL, BOS, EWR, HPN, JFK, LGA, PVD 1+ 5 Feb 5 Feb 4 Feb - 7 Feb 7JCWJ
January 2016
Date issued Event Impacted cities Parameter code Begin End Rescheduled travel dates Waiver code
31 Jan Midwest winter storm ATW, CID, DSM, DLH, EAU, FNT, GRR, GRB, CMX, HYS, AZO, LAN, LNK, MSN, MKE, MSP, MKG, OMA, MBS, FSD, TVC, CWA 1+ 2 Feb 3 Feb 31 Jan - 6 Feb 7JCWA
30 Jan Winter storm ASE, CPR, COS, DEN, DSM, DRO, GJT, GUC, LAR, LNK, MTJ, RKS, SAF, HDN, EGE 1+ 31 Jan 2 Feb 30 Jan - 6 Feb 7JCW8
23 Jan Wintor Storm Jonas -
(updated several times)
ABE, ALB, AVL, AVP, BDL, BGM, BNA, BOS, BWI, CHO, CLT, CRW, DCA, EWR, GSO, GSP, HPN, IAD, JFK, LEX, LGA, MDT, MEM, MHT, ORF, PHL, PIT, PVD, RDU, RIC, ROA, SCE, SDF, TYS 2 22 Jan 26 Jan 20 Jan - 2 Feb
After 2 Feb, for a change in departure or destination city, change fee waived, but fare difference may apply.
7JCVZ
20 Jan Wintor Storm Jonas ABE, ALB, AVL, AVP, BDL, BGM, BNA, BOS, BWI, CHO, CLT, CRW, DCA, EWR, GSO, GSP, HPN, IAD, JFK, LEX, LGA, MDT, MEM, MHT, ORF, PHL, PIT, PVD, RDU, RIC, ROA, SCE, SDF, TYS 2 22 Jan 26 Jan 22 Jan - 2 Feb 7JCVZ
5 Jan Amsterdam ice storm AMS 1+ 5 Jan 6 Jan 5 Jan - 12 Jan 7JCVQ
December 2015
Date issued Event Impacted cities Parameter code Begin End Rescheduled travel dates Waiver code
28 Dec Northeast winter storm ABE, ALB, ABP, BDL, BOS, BUF, EWR, HPN, LGA 1+ 29 Dec 29 Dec 29 Dec 15 - 1 Jan 16 7JCVG
28 Dec Midwest winter storm ATW, AZO, CID, CWA, DSM, DTW, EUA, FNT, FSD, GRB, GRR, ICT, LAN, MBS, MCI, MKE, MKG, MSN, MSP, OKC, OMA, ORD, SBN, TUL 1+ 28 Dec 29 Dec 28 Dec 15 - 1 Jan 16 7JCV7
26 Dec Winter storm Goliath ABQ, AMA, HOB, ICT, LBB, MAF, OKC, SAF, TUL 1+ 26 Dec 28 Dec 26 Dec - 31 Dec 7JCUY
14 Dec Winter storm Echo ASE, BIL, BZN, CPR, COD, COS, DEN, DRO, EGE, GCC GJT / GTF / GUC / HDN / HLN / JAC / MSO / MTJ / RKS / SLC 1+ 15 Dec 15 Dec 15 Dec - 18 Dec 7JCUP
4 Dec Chennai airport flooding MAA 1+ 6 Dec 16 Dec 4 Dec - 29 Feb 7JCTI
November 2015
Date issued Event Impacted cities Parameter code Begin End Rescheduled travel dates Waiver code
26 Nov Winter storm Cara AMA, DSM, HYS, MCI, LNK, LBB, MAF, OKC, SAF, TUL, ICT 1+ 26 Nov 28 Nov 26 Nov - 1 Dec 7JCT9
26 Nov Denver winter weather DEN 1+ 26 Nov 27 Nov 26 Nov - 1 Dec 7JCNQ
25 Nov Hurricane Sandra SJD 1+ 27 Nov 28 Nov 27 Nov - 2 Dec 7JCTO
25 Nov No LH strike, waiver cancelled Changes made 24Nov and early 25Nov while waiver was still active will be honored
24 Nov Possible LH strike TXL, DUS, FRA, HAM, MUC 1 26 Nov 27 Nov 24 Nov - 28 Feb 7JCSR
19 Nov Midwest storm CID, DSM, GRR, MKE, MSN, ORD 1+ 20 Nov 21 Nov 19 Nov - 22 Nov 7JCUA
19 Nov Tropical storm In-ta GUM 1+ 20 Nov 22 Nov 19 Nov - 24 Nov 7JCU1
16 Nov Paris security CDG 2 16 Nov 22 Nov 16 Nov - 30 Nov 7JCTS
13 Nov Paris security CDG 2 13 Nov 15 Nov 13 Nov - 21 Nov 7JCT9
11 Nov Manila APEC Summit MNL 2 14 Nov 20 Nov 14 Nov - 20 Nov 7JCTO
October 2015
Date issued Event Impacted cities Parameter code Begin End Rescheduled travel dates Waiver code
31 Oct Houston weather IAH 1+ 31 Oct 31 Oct 31 Oct - 1 Nov 7JCPH
30 Oct Auston flooding AUS 2 30 Oct 3 Nov 30 Oct - 6 Nov 7JC7L
23 Oct Hurricane Patricia - Update 3 PVR 2 23 Oct 25 Oct 23 Oct - 30 Oct 7JC73
23 Oct Weather in Texas and Louisana AUS, IAH, MSY, SAT, SHV 1+ 24 Oct 25 Oct 24 Oct - 26 Oct 7JC7C
17 Oct Typhoon Koppu MNL 2 17 Oct 18 Oct 17 Oct - 25 Oct 7JC6U
15 Oct Tropical Storm Champi GUM, SPN 2 15 Oct 18 Oct 15 Oct - 22 Oct 7JC6K
7 Oct ORD Taxi strike ORD 1+ 8 Oct 8 Oct 8 Oct - 9 Oct 7JC6B
6 Oct Flooding in North and South Carolina CHS, CAE, FAY, GSP 2 6 Oct 10 Oct 6 Oct - 13 Oct 7JC62
2 Oct Hurricane Joaquin NAS 2 3 Oct 4 Oct 3 Oct - 10 Oct 7JC5J
September 2015
Date issued Event Impacted cities Parameter code Begin End Rescheduled travel dates Waiver code
16 Sep Power outage in Ontario, California ONT 1+ 16 Sep 17 Sep 16 Sep - 18 Sep 7JC51
10 Sep NYC Metro and PHL area thunderstorms EWR / JFK / LGA / HPN / PHL 1+ 10 Sep 10 Sep 10 Sep - 11 Sep 7JCNZ
8 Sep LH Pilot strike TXL, FRA, HAM, MUC 1+ 8 Sep 9 Sep 8 Sep - 12 Sep 7JC5A
August 2015
Date issued Event Impacted cities Parameter code Begin End Rescheduled travel dates Waiver code
26 Aug Tropical Storm Erika BQN, NAS, PLS, POP, PUJ, SJU, STI 1+ 26 Aug 30 Aug 26 Aug - 2 Sep 7JC4S
24 Aug Tropical storm in Caribbean PUJ, POP, STI, SDQ, SJU, SXM, STT 1+ 24 Aug 26 Aug 24 Aug - 31 Aug 7JC4I
20 Aug Houston thunderstorms IAH 1+ 20 Aug 20 Aug 20 Aug - 21 Aug 7JCPH
20 Aug Newark and NYC Metro area EWR, HPN, JFK, LGA 1+ 20 Aug 20 Aug 20 Aug - 21 Aug 7JCQI
15 Aug Tropical Strom Goni GUM, SPN 1+ 15 Aug 17 Aug 15 Aug - 20 Aug 7JCNO
11 Aug Newark and NYC Metro area EWR, HPN, JFK, LGA 1+ 11 Aug 12 Aug 11 Aug - 12 Aug 7JCQI
5 Aug Typhoon Soudelor - Taiwan TPE 2 7 Aug 8 Aug 6 Aug - 13 Aug 7JC49
4 Aug Newark traffic incident EWR 1+ 4 Aug 4 Aug 4 Aug - 5 Aug 7JC40
3 Aug Typhoon Sedelour SPN 2 3 Aug 5 Aug 3 Aug - 8 Aug 7JCCN9
July 2015
Date issued Event Impacted cities Parameter code Begin End Rescheduled travel dates Waiver code
8 Jul Systemwide tech recovery All cities 1+ 8 Jul 10 Jul 8 Jul - 10 Jul 7JCJ8
6 Jul Chicago thunderstorms ORD 1+ 6 Jul 6 Jul 6 Jul - 7 Jul 7JCQO
2 Jul Typhoon Chan-Horn in Guam GUM 1+ 3 Jul 4 Jul 2 Jul - 6 Jul 7JCNG
1 Jul Houston thunderstorms IAH 1+ 1 Jul 1 Jul 1 Jul - 1 Jul 7JCPH
June 2015
Date issued Event Impacted cities Parameter code Begin End Rescheduled travel dates Waiver code
23 Jun Washington DC Metro thunderstorms BWI, DCA, IAD 1+ 23 Jun 23 Jun 23 Jun - 23 Jun 7JC09
23 Jun NYC Metro area thunderstorms EWR / JFK / LGA / HPN 1+ 23 Jun 23 Jun 23 Jun - 24 Jun 7JCQI
22 Jun Airport construction Rome - Updated FCO 1+ 17 Jun 26 Jun 17 Jun - 27 Jun 7JCIQ
22 Jun Chicago thunderstorms ORD 1+ 22 Jun 22 Jun 22 Jun - 23 Jun 7JCQO
17 Jun Airport construction Rome FCO 1+ 17 Jun 25 Jun 17 Jun - 25 Jun 7JCiQ
16 Jun NYC Metro area thunderstorms EWR / JFK / LGA / HPN 1+ 16 Jun 16 Jun 16 Jun - 17 Jun 7JCQI
16 Jun Tropical storm Bill AUS, DFW, IAH, OKC, SAT 1+ 17 Jun 17 Jun 16 Jun - 17 Jun 7JCIG
15 Jun Houston thunderstorms IAH 1+ 15 Jun 16 Jun 15 Jun - 16 Jun 7JCPH
15 Jun Chicago thunderstorms ORD 1+ 15 Jun 15 Jun 15 Jun - 16 Jun 7JCQO
7 Jun Chicago thunderstorms ORD 1+ 7 Jun 7 Jun 7 Jun - 8 Jun 7JCQO
7 Jun Hurricane Blanca SJD 1+ 7 Jun 7 Jun 7 Jun - 8 Jun 7JCI7
2 Jun Computer outage All cities 1 2 Jun 2 Jun 2 Jun - 2 Jun 7JCHY
1 Jun Computer outage BWI, DCA, IAD 1+ 1 Jun 1 Jun 1 Jun - 2 Jun 7JC09
May 2015
Date issued Event Impacted cities Parameter code Begin End Rescheduled travel dates Waiver code
31 May NYC Metro and PHL area thunderstorms EWR / JFK / LGA / HPN / PHL 1+ 1 Jun 1 Jun 1 Jun - 1 Jun 7JCNZ
30 May Houston thunderstorms IAH 1+ 30 May 30 May 30 May - 31 May 7JCPH
30 May ORD ORD 1+ 30 May 30 May 30 May - 31 May 7JCQO
29 May IAH IAH 1+ 29 May 29 May 29 May - 30 May 7JCPH
27 May NYC Metro and PHL area thunderstorms EWR / JFK / LGA / HPN / PHL 1+ 27 May 27 May 27 May - 28 May 7JCNZ
26 May Houston thunderstorms IAH 1+ 26 May 27 May 26 May - 29 May 7JCPH
24 May Houston thunderstorms IAH 1 24 May 24 May 24 May 7JCPH
21 May Houston Weather IAH 1+ 21 May 21 May 21 May - 22 May 7JCPH
20 May Houston Weather IAH 1+ 20 May 20 May on or before 21 May 7JCPH
18 May NYC area thunderstoms EWR / JFK / LGA / HPN 1+ 18 May 18 May 18 May - 19 May 7JCQI
April 2015
Date issued Event Impacted cities Parameter code Begin End Rescheduled travel dates Waiver code
26 Apr Houston Weather IAH 1+ 27 Apr 27 Apr 26 Apr - 27 Apr 7JCGX
25 Apr Houston Weather IAH 1 25 Apr 25 Apr 25 Apr - 26 Apr 7JCMA
24 Apr Volcano Calbuco EZE / SCL 1+ 24 Apr 25 Apr on or before 29 Apr 7JCGN
21 Apr San Francisco weather SFO 1 21 Apr 21 Apr 21 Apr 7JC4P
20 Apr Brussels labor strike BRU 1+ 21 Apr 22 Apr 21 Apr - 24 Apr 7JCGE
20 Apr New York City area rain JFK / LAX / EWR / HPN 1+ 20 Apr 20 Apr 20 Apr - 21 Apr 7JG5X
20 Apr San Francisco weather SFO 1 20 Apr 20 Apr 20 Apr 7JCP4
17 Apr Denver weather DEN 1 17 Apr 17 Apr 17 Apr - 18 Apr 7JCM1
16 Apr Houston Weather IAH 1 16 Apr 16 Apr 16 Apr 7JCMA
15 Apr Denver weather DEN 1 16 Apr 16 Apr 15 Apr - 16 Apr 7JCM1
Parameter code legend (for waivers issued before April 1, 2015)
Parameter code What is waived Conditions
1 Change fee waived

Voluntary changes are permissible for events listed.

  • Change fee will be waived and new fare rules apply.
  • New itinerary can be any origin or destination, any class of service.
  • Travel must be completed by validity of ticket.
2 Change fee plus add collect waived.

Voluntary changes are permissible for events listed.

  • Change fee will be waived and new fare rules apply.
  • New itinerary can be any origin or destination, any class of service.
  • Travel must be completed by validity of ticket.

Change fee and add collect waived if the following parameters are met.

  • Rescheduled travel begins with parameters noted.
  • New itinerary must be same cities as ticketed.
  • Any class of service, same cabin.
  • Minimum/maximum stay requirements must be met for wholly rescheduled travel.
3 Change fee plus add collect waived, or customers may request a refund.

Voluntary changes are permissible for events listed.

  • Change fee will be waived and new fare rules apply.
  • New itinerary can be any origin or destination, any class of service.
  • Travel must be completed by validity of ticket.

Change fee and add collect waived if the following parameters are met.

  • Rescheduled travel begins with parameters noted.
  • New itinerary must be same cities as ticketed.
  • Any class of service, same cabin.
  • Minimum/maximum stay requirements must be met for wholly rescheduled travel.
March 2015
Date issued Event Impacted cities Parameter code Begin End Rescheduled travel dates Waiver code
23 Mar ORD ORD 1 23 Mar 23 Mar 7JCE6
19 Mar WS Mid Atlantic ABE / ALB / AVP / BDL / BOS / BTV / BWI / DCA / EWR / HPN / IAD / JFK / LGA / MDT / PHL / PVD / SYR 2 20 Mar 20 Mar 7JCFK
14 Mar Tropical Storm Bavi GUM 2 15 Mar 16 Mar 17 Mar 7JCJD
17 Mar LH Pilot Strike FRA / MUC 2 17 Mar 21 Mar 22 Mar 7JCKR
19 Mar WS Mid Atlantic 17 stations 2 20 Mar 20 Mar 21 Mar 7JCFK
23 Mar ORD ORD 1 23 Mar 23 Mar   7JCE6
4 Mar Visa for Venezuela CCS 2 9 Mar 15 Mar 30 Mar 7JCLI
4 Mar Visa for Venezuela CCS 3 4 Mar 8 Mar 22 Mar 7JCL9
3 Mar Mid-Atlantic U.S. storm Thor ABE / ALB / BDL /BOS / BUF / BWI / CLE / DCA / EWR / HPN / IAD / JFK / LGA / MDT / PHL / PIT / PVD /PWM / ROC / SYR 2 4 Mar 5 Mar 7 Mar 7JCK8
February 2015
Date issued Event Impacted cities Parameter code Begin End Rescheduled travel dates Waiver code
28 Feb Winter Storm Sparta -Northeast ABE / ALB / BDL / BOS / BUF / BWI / CAK / CLE / CMH / DAY / DCA / EWR / HPN / IAD / IND / JFK / LGA / MDT / PHL / PIT / PVD / ROC / SYR 2 28 Feb 1 Mar 3 Mar 7JCJ4
25 Feb Southeast Winter Weather ATL / AVL / BNA / BHM / CHO / CLT / CRW / FAY / GSO / GSP / HSV / JAN / MEM / MLU / ORF / RDU / RIC / ROA / SHV / TYR / TYS 2 25 Feb 26 Feb 2 Mar 7JCJQ
22 Feb Dallas Ice DFW / DAL 1 23 Feb 23 Feb   7JCIV
20 Feb Winter Storm Pandora - DEN ASE / COS / DEN / EGE / GUC / HDN / MTJ 2 21 Feb 22 Feb 23 Feb 7JCIC
20 Feb Ohio / East Coast Winter Weather ALB / BDL / BOS / BWI / BUF / CAK / CLE / CMH / CVG / DAY / DCA / EWR /HPN / IAD / IND / JFK / LGA / MHT / PHL / PIT / PVD / PWM / SCE / SYR 2 21 Feb 21 Feb 23 Feb 7JCIV
16 Feb Winter Storm Octavia - Southeast ATL / AVL / BHM / BNA / CLT / CVG / GSO / GSP / HSV / LEX / LIT / MEM / ORF / RDU / RIC / SDF / SGF / STL / TYS / XNA 2 16 Feb 17 Feb 21 Feb 7JCI3
13 Feb Winter Storm Neptune - Northeast ALB / BDL / BGR / BOS / BTV / BUF / MHT / HPN / PVD / PWM / ROC / SYR 2 15 Feb 17 Feb 16 Feb 7JCHK
13 Feb New York / DC Winter Weather BWI / DCA / EWR / IAD / JFK / LGA 2 14 Feb 17 Feb 16 Feb 7JCHU
8 Feb SFO SFO 1 8 Feb 8 Feb   7JCDX
8 Feb Winter Storm Marcus - Northeast ALB / AVP / BDL / BOS / BTV / BUF / ELM / ERI / EWR / HPN / ITH / JFK / LGA / MHT / PVD / PWM / ROC / SYR / YOW / YUL / YYZ 2 9 Feb 10 Feb 13 Feb 7JC4F
5 Feb SFO SFO 1 6 Feb 6 Feb   7JCDX
1 Feb Midwest Winter Weather ORD / CLE / DTW / DSM / IND / MKE / MSN 1 2 Feb 2 Feb   7JCHB
January 2015
Date issued Event Impacted cities Parameter code Begin End Rescheduled travel dates Waiver code
1/31/2015 Northeast Winter Weather ABE / ALB / AVP / BDL / BOS / BUF / BTV / EWR / HPN / JFK / LGA / MDT / MHT / PHL / PIT / PVD / PWM / SCE / SYR 2 31 Jan 2 Feb 3 Feb 7JCH2
1/30/2015 ORD Snow ORD 2 30 Jan 31 Jan 2 Feb 7JC46
25 Jan Winter Storm Juno ABE / ALB / AVP / BDL / BOS / BTV / BWI / DCA / EWR / HPN / IAD / JFK / LGA / MDT / MHT / PHL / PVD / PWM / SYR 2 26 Jan 28 Jan 30 Jan 7JCLS
22 Jan Northeast Winter Storm BDL / BOS / BWI / DCA / EWR / HPN / IAD / JFK / LGA / MHT / PHL / PVD 1 24 Jan 24 Jan 7JC3X
18 Jan EWR EWR / JFK / LGA / HPN 1 18 Jan 18 Jan   7JCFG
18 Jan SFO SFO 1 18 Jan 18 Jan    
6 Jan EWR EWR / JFK / LGA / HPN / PHL 1 6 Jan 6 Jan 7JCFG
6 Jan WAS BWI / DCA / IAD 2 6 Jan 6 Jan 7 Jan 7JCDN
5 Jan ORD ORD 1 5 Jan 8 Jan   7JC46
1 Jan DEN DEN 1 1 Jan 1 Jan