American and Delta airlines suspend U.S. flights to China


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SAN FRANSISCO, CA (KRON) Delta and American Airlines announced Friday they were temporarily suspending all U.S. to China flights amid the growing coronavirus outbreak.

In a statement, Delta said all China-bound flights starting Feb. 6 through April 30 will be cancelled due to coronavirus-related concerns.

Between now and Feb. 5, Delta will continue to operate flights “to ensure customers looking to exit China have options to do so”. Travelers who are affected by this suspension can request a refund or contact Delta to discuss additional options.

American Airlines says it is suspending flights beginning Friday, Jan. 31 through March 27.

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(This story was originally published on January 31, 2020)

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