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Convention Coronavirus Information

In response to the Governor’s extension of the stay-at-home order in Illinois to May 30, 2020, we are doubtful we will be able to hold an event in June. Registration and ticket sales are currently closed and we will be making an announcement as soon as we are able to coordinate with the event team at our venue.

Airline change fee policies as of April, 4 2020

Information from this article, from which is being updated regularly.

AirlineChange fee policy
Alaska AirlinesTickets purchased on or before 2/26/20 for travel through 5/31/20,
 Saver Fare tickets: Cancel free or credit for future travel till 2/28/21
 Non-refundable 1st class through 5/31/20 may change free but travel before 2/28/21
 New Tickets purchased between 2/27 and 4/30/20 may be changed free or new travel until 2/28/21
American AirlinesCancelled flights by the airlines are eligible for a refund or flight credit.
 Tickets bought before 3/1/20 w/travel by 5/31/20 can re-book free but travel must be by 12/31/20
 Tickets for Europe, Italy, South Korea, Hong Kong & China can be changed or refunded.
Delta AirlinesTravel booked for April and May and eCredits may expand travel to 5/31/2022
 Tickets purchased between 3/1-5/31/20 eligible for a 1 yr window of travel
Hawaiian AirlinesCancelled flights by the airlines will be refunded
 Tickets purchased between 3-5/2020 No change fees for changes made within one year of original purchase.
 Tickets purchased before 3/1/20 with travel 3/5/2020 no fees for rebook no later than 12/31/20.
Jet Blue AirlinesNo cancellation or change fees for travel dates until 5/31/20
 New tickets purchased 3/26-4/30/20 with travel before 10/24/20 no cancellation or change fees.
Southwest AirlinesAs long as you cancel your ticket 10 minutes before your scheduled flight you can re-book or refund into travel credit free
 Traveler is responsible for any fare difference.
 Special for COVID-19: You can re-book travel up to 60 days, if seats are “AVAILABLE” no fare pay increase on these seats
Spirit AirlinesOne time fee-free change or cancellation valid for 6 months
United AirlinesCancelled flights by the airlines are eligible for refund
 Tickets purchased from 3/3 to 4/30/20 can be changed or canceled free.
 Tickets purchased prior to 3/3/20 for travel until 5/31/20 can be re-booked for a year or 12/31/20 whichever is earlier
Air CanadaIf your flight is before 4/15/20 you can cancel free, travel credit will be issued till 4/30/21

COVID-19 projections from The Institute for Health and Metrics

NPR is keeping this article up to date, regarding when projections show the COVID-19 cases will peak in each US state.