Updated on April 8, 2020:
***Updated schedule as of April 7, 2020***
Delta has updated its flying schedule for April in response to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic
The list below shows the US carrier’s planned schedule for April as of April 7:
Delta will only operate three routes to the Asia-Pacific region:
- Detroit-Seoul Incheon (up to five times per week)
- Seattle-Tokyo Haneda (up to seven times per week)
- Seattle-Seoul Incheon (up to five times per week)
Delta previously extended its suspension of all flights to China, as well as select flights to Japan and South Korea until the end of May.
The US carrier later announced the suspension of its Los Angeles-Sydney service on March 18, the early termination of its Narita-Manila service on March 19, as well as the suspension of its seasonal summer service between Seattle and Osaka.
It added in its latest schedule that it will suspend its Los Angeles-Tokyo Haneda and Minneapolis-Tokyo Haneda routes on April 1.
The American carrier will operate one daily flight to the following destinations:
- Atlanta-Amsterdam (daily operation)
- Detroit-Amsterdam (less than daily operation)
Delta previously said it would keep flying its Atlanta-Paris Charles de Gaulle, Atlanta-London Heathrow and New York JFK-London Heathrow routes, but these two routes are not included in its April flying schedule any more.
Delta will continue to fly to Canada on the following reduced schedule following recent suspensions:
- Atlanta-Toronto (one daily flight)
- Detroit-Montreal (one daily flight effective from April 15)
- Detroit-Ottawa (five times a week effective from April 15)
- Detroit-Toronto (two daily flights)
- Minneapolis-Calgary (five times a week)
- Minneapolis-Edmonton (four times a week)
- Minneapolis-Saskatoon (four times a week)
- New York JFK-Toronto (one daily flight)
- Seattle-Vancouver (two daily flights)
Delta will also continue to fly to Mexico with reduced schedule:
- Atlanta-Cancun (less than daily operation)
- Atlanta-Mexico City (daily operation)
- Salt Lake City-Mexico City (less than daily operation)
The US carrier said it will continue flights primarily to Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic following suspensions in response to government travel restrictions. The airline will operate the following routes:
- Atlanta-San Juan (daily operation)
- New York JFK-San Juan (daily operation)
- New York JFK-Santo Domingo (daily operation)
Central and South America
Delta will only operate one daily flight to Sao Paulo, Brazil following suspensions in response to government travel restrictions.
Delta said this schedule, including routes and frequency, remains subject to change due to the evolving nature of Covid-19.
Details of flights that Delta has suspended can be found here (as of April 7). Regarding its trans-Atlantic routes, the carrier has suspended services to Accra, Ghana; Dakar, Senegal; Johannesburg, South Africa; Lagos, Nigeria; Mumbai, India; as well as Tel Aviv, Israel.
Delta is now waiving change and cancellation fees for travel through May 31, 2020. Full details can be found here.
Another US carrier, United Airlines, said it will continue to fly six daily international routes until the end of May “to help displaced travellers get home”. The airline said it is reducing its overall capacity by 90 per cent in April.
As of March 29, the US recorded over 120,000 confirmed Covid-19 cases and more than 2,000 deaths, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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