Atlanta-based Delta joins other airlines in waiving change fees amid coronavirus concerns

ATLANTA — Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines is waiving change fees for international travel due to coronavirus concerns, the airline announced Monday.

The waivers will apply to any flights between March 1 - 31 to any international destination the airline serves. It applies to all travel outside the U.S. as well as to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

The waiver allows customers to make a one-time change to their itinerary without having to pay a fee.

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Delta has already suspended flights to and from China and limited flights to South Korea and Italy, countries that have been hit hard by the virus.

Delta joins other airlines in waiving changes fees. American Airlines is offering waivers to change flight plans between March 1 and March 16. The airline is also offering specific guidelines to wave change fees for flights to Italy, South Korea, Hong Kong and China.

Jet Blue is also waiving charge and cancel fees for new bookings made between February 27 and March 11 for travel through June 1.