Southwest will leave its middle seats open through at least November, offering social distance to anxious Thanksgiving travelers

Travelers worried about the coronavirus on packed flights during the Thanksgiving holiday have something to be thankful for: Southwest said it will block middle seats through the end of November.

The airline announced on Wednesday that it would extend capacity limits on its flights through November 30, part of an effort to reassure passengers that flying is safe as airlines look towards the busy holiday travel period. 

"Southwest has been operating flights with middle seats...