Following elevated U.S. State Department travel guidance, Delta is temporarily suspending its daily flights to Milan from New York – John F. Kennedy International Airport. Delta’s last east-bound flight from JFK to Milan will depart on Monday, March 2, and the last west-bound flight from Milan to JFK will depart on Tuesday, March 3. Flights to and from Milan will resume starting on May 1 and May 2, respectively.
The airline’s daily flights between Rome and both JFK and Atlanta continue to operate as scheduled.
Delta has put in place numerous processes and mitigation strategies to respond to COVID-19 (coronavirus) concerns. As always, Delta remains in constant contact with the foremost communicable disease experts at the CDC, WHO and local health officials to respond to the coronavirus as well as ensure training, policies, procedures and cabin cleaning and disinfection measures meet and exceed guidelines. The latest information about Delta’s response to COVID-19 is available here: news.delta.com/coronavirus
Customers with affected travel plans can go to the My Trips section of delta.com to help them understand their options. These may include rebooking on alternate Delta flights, rebooking on flights after April 30, rebooking on alternate or partner airlines, refunds or contacting us to discuss additional options. Delta continues to offer a change fee waiver for customers who wish to adjust their travel plans for flights between the U.S. and South Korea, China and Italy.
The airline will continue to monitor the situation closely and may make additional adjustments as the situation continues to evolve.
Delta expects flights between the U.S. and China to remain suspended through April 30, though the airline will continue to monitor the situation closely and may make additional adjustments as the situation continues to evolve.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that its initial assessment of the impact of the Novel Coronavirus 2019 outbreak (COVID-19) shows a potential 13% full-year loss of passenger demand for carriers in the Asia-Pacific region.