On July 8th, Delta Airlines is suspending service at 11 different airports across the U.S. This is supension is going to affect about 5% of the domestic airports that Delta services.
It is important to note that OTHER airlines will be flying from these airports, it’s just that Delta has decided to cease service due to the coronavirus.
Delta is suspending travel to the following 11 airports effective July 8th
Aspen, CO (ASE)
Bangor, ME (BGR)
Erie, PA (ERI)
Flint, MI (FNT)
Fort Smith, AR (FSM)
Lincoln, NE (LNK)
New Bern/Morehead/Beaufort, NC (EWN)
Peoria, IL (PIA)
Santa Barbara, CA (SBA)
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA (AVP)
Williston, ND (XWA)
Delta is also stopping travel to the Ottawa International Airport, effective June 21.
Customers with impacted travel plans have added flexibility to change their flight. Delta has extended waived change fees and the flexibility to travel through Sept. 30, 2022, to customers with canceled travel through September 2020. Eligible customers include those who have:Delta Airlines
* Upcoming travel already booked between now and Sept. 30 as of April 17, 2020
* Canceled travel from flights between March 2020 and September 2020
* Customers can easily cancel and change their bookings on Delta.com.
Don’t worry, Delta employees that will be affected by the closures will be compensated through September, 2020, so they will have time to make other job arrangements.
Of course, the airline industry is not the only one experiencing casualties due to the coronavirus shutdowns. Retailers and restaurants across the nation have been impacted by the current situation.