Delta Air Lines waives change fees for US Midwest storm-impacted pax
Dec 20, 2012 (Menafn - AIRLINE INDUSTRY INFORMATION via COMTEX) --Atlanta, USA-based Delta Air Lines DAL said is offering customers whose flight plans may be affected by winter weather in the US Midwest the ability to make one-time changes to their travel schedules without incurring fees.
The carrier said it is encouraging customers to consider departing earlier, postponing or re-routing their travel to avoid possible inconvenience from expected flight delays and cancellations.
Customers booked on Delta-ticketed flights to, from or through airports in Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Nebraska and Wisconsin from Dec. 19-21 may rebook for travel with the same origin and destination.
New flights may occur before or after original travel dates as long as they are ticketed and rescheduled for travel on or before Dec. 28, 2012.
Flight delays are likely at airports in locations listed above as a result of forecast winter precipitation including snow and ice. Delta will proactively reduce flight schedules to minimize delays, the carrier said.
Delta encourages customers to make changes and manage their travel at delta.com and using the Fly Delta app.
Delta said it will continue to monitor the weather and provide the latest updates at delta.com and twitter.com/DeltaNewsroom.
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