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To give customers more time to enjoy their benefits, Delta is extending benefits for some Delta SkyMiles American Express Card Members, Delta Sky Club Memberships and more.

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Exception Policies

Date(s) of Impacted travel: September 21, 2020
Applicable to tickets issued on or before: September 19, 2020
Affected Area(s) to/from/through the following:
  • Bermuda (BDA)
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Date(s) of Impacted travel: September 14, 2020 through September 17, 2020
Applicable to tickets issued on or before: September 15, 2020
Affected Area(s) to/from/through the following:
  • Baton Rouge, LA (BTR)
  • Fort Walton Beach, FL (VPS)
  • Gulfport, MS (GPT)
  • Lafayette, LA (LFT)
  • Mobile, AL (MOB)
  • Montgomery, AL (MGM)
  • New Orleans, LA (MSY)
  • Panama City, FL (ECP)
  • Pensacola, FL (PNS)
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Date(s) of Impacted travel: September 14, 2020 through September 16, 2020
Applicable to tickets issued on or before: September 14, 2020
Affected Area(s) to/from/through the following:
  • Baton Rouge, LA (BTR)
  • Fort Walton Beach, FL (VPS)
  • Gulfport, MS (GPT)
  • Lafayette, LA (LFT)
  • Mobile, AL (MOB)
  • New Orleans, LA (MSY)
  • Panama City, FL (ECP)
  • Pensacola, FL (PNS)
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Date(s) of Impacted travel: September 14, 2020 through September 16, 2020
Applicable to tickets issued on or before: September 13, 2020
Affected Area(s) to/from/through the following:
  • Baton Rouge, LA (BTR)
  • Gulfport, MS (GPT)
  • Lafayette, LA (LFT)
  • Mobile, AL (MOB)
  •  New Orleans, LA (MSY)
  •  Pensacola, FL (PNS)
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Date(s) of Impacted travel: September 13, 2020 through September 16, 2020
Applicable to tickets issued on or before: September 12, 2020
Affected Area(s) to/from/through the following:
  • Bermuda (BDA)
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Date(s) of Impacted travel: September 06, 2020 through September 07, 2020
Applicable to tickets issued on or before: September 05, 2020
Affected Area(s) to/from/through the following:
  • Seoul, South Korea (ICN)
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Date(s) of Impacted travel: March 01, 2020 through March 31, 2021
Applicable to tickets issued on or before: April 17, 2020
Affected Area(s) to/from/through the following:
  • All U.S. Domestic travel (travel solely within the U.S. 50)
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Date(s) of Impacted travel: February 25, 2020 through March 31, 2021
Applicable to tickets issued on or before: April 17, 2020
Affected Area(s) to/from/through the following:
  • All International Flights (not including travel solely within the U.S. 50)
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Date(s) of Impacted travel: September 02, 2020 through September 03, 2020
Applicable to tickets issued on or before: August 31, 2020
Affected Area(s) to/from/through the following:
  • Seoul, South Korea (ICN)
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Date(s) of Impacted travel: August 30, 2020
Applicable to tickets issued on or before: August 30, 2020
Affected Area(s) to/from/through the following:
  • Systemwide Travel
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Date(s) of Impacted travel: August 25, 2020 through August 28, 2020
Applicable to tickets issued on or before: August 27, 2020
Affected Area(s) to/from/through the following:
  • Alexandria, LA (AEX)
  • Baton Rouge, LA (BTR)
  • Gulfport, MS (GPT)
  • Houston - Intercontinental, TX (IAH)
  • Houston - Hobby, TX (HOU)
  • Lafayette, LA (LFT)
  • Little Rock, AR (LIT)
  • Memphis, TN (MEM)
  • Monroe, LA (MLU)
  • New Orleans, LA (MSY)
  • Shreveport, LA (SHV)
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Date(s) of Impacted travel: August 25, 2020 through August 28, 2020
Applicable to tickets issued on or before: August 26, 2020
Affected Area(s) to/from/through the following:
  • Alexandria, LA (AEX)
  • Baton Rouge, LA (BTR)
  • Gulfport, MS (GPT)
  • Houston - Intercontinental, TX (IAH)
  • Houston - Hobby, TX (HOU)
  • Lafayette, LA (LFT)
  • Little Rock, AR (LIT)
  • Monroe, LA (MLU)
  • New Orleans, LA (MSY)
  • Shreveport, LA (SHV)
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Exception Policies

Date(s) of Impacted travel: August 25, 2020 through August 27, 2020
Applicable to tickets issued on or before: August 25, 2020
Affected Area(s) to/from/through the following:
  • Alexandria, LA (AEX)
  • Baton Rouge, LA (BTR)
  • Gulfport, MS (GPT)
  • Houston - Intercontinental, TX (IAH)
  • Houston - Hobby, TX (HOU)
  • Lafayette, LA (LFT)
  • Monroe, LA (MLU)
  • New Orleans, LA (MSY)
  • Shreveport, LA (SHV)
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Exception Policies

Date(s) of Impacted travel: August 25, 2020 through August 27, 2020
Applicable to tickets issued on or before: August 25, 2020
Affected Area(s) to/from/through the following:
  • Seoul, South Korea (ICN)
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Delta is offering a close look at the processes and products that provide an industry-leading approach to cleanliness.

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Exception Policies

Date(s) of Impacted travel: August 23, 2020 through August 24, 2020
Applicable to tickets issued on or before: August 23, 2020
Affected Area(s) to/from/through the following:
  • Baton Rouge, LA (BTR)
  • Gulfport, MS (GPT)
  • Lafayette, LA (LFT)
  • Mobile, AL (MOB)
  • New Orleans, LA (MSY)
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Exception Policies

Date(s) of Impacted travel: August 24, 2020
Applicable to tickets issued on or before: August 22, 2020
Affected Area(s) to/from/through the following:
  • Key West , FL (EYW)
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Exception Policies

Date(s) of Impacted travel: August 22, 2020 through August 23, 2020
Applicable to tickets issued on or before: August 22, 2020
Affected Area(s) to/from/through the following:
  • Providenciales, TC (PLS)
  • Punta Cana, DO (PUJ)
  • Santiago, DO (STI)
  • St. Croix, VI (STX)
  • St. Maarten, SX (SXM)
  • St. Thomas, VI (STT)
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Exception Policies

Date(s) of Impacted travel: August 22, 2020
Applicable to tickets issued on or before: August 21, 2020
Affected Area(s) to/from/through the following:
  • Punta Cana, DO (PUJ)
  • St. Croix, VI (STX)
  • St. Maarten, SX (SXM)
  • St. Thomas, VI (STT)
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Delta extends protocol to block the selection of middle seats and limit the number of customers per flight for the holiday season.

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Policy Updates

Delta has updated its Canadian and International Contracts of Carriage. Effective for tickets issued on/after August 17, 2020, Rule 240 of the Canadian Contract of Carriage and Rule 20 of the International Contract of Carriage have been amended and refunds for delayed flights will only be provided on passenger request if the delay is 120 minutes or more.

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Exception Policies

Date(s) of Impacted travel: August 04, 2020 through August 05, 2020
Applicable to tickets issued on or before: August 03, 2020
Affected Area(s) to/from/through the following:
  • Allentown, PA (ABE)
  • Baltimore, MD (BWI)
  • Hartford, CT (BDL)
  • Newark, NJ (EWR)
  • Newburgh, NY (SWF)
  • New York, NY – Kennedy (JFK)
  • New York, NY – LaGuardia (LGA)
  • Norfolk, VA (ORF)
  • Philadelphia, PA (PHL)
  • Richmond, VA (RIC)
  • Washington D.C. – Dulles (IAD)
  • Washington D.C. – Reagan (DCA)
  • White Plains, NY (HPN)
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Exception Policies

Date(s) of Impacted travel: August 03, 2020 through August 04, 2020
Applicable to tickets issued on or before: August 01, 2020
Affected Area(s) to/from/through the following:
  • Brunswick, GA (BQK)
  • Charleston, SC (CHS)
  • Hilton Head, SC (HHH)
  • Jacksonville, NC (OAJ)
  • Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR)
  • Savannah, GA (SAV)
  • Wilmington, NC (ILM)
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Delta’s 2019 Corporate Responsibility Report focuses on safety, sustainability, employees and customers.

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Exception Policies

Date(s) of Impacted travel: August 01, 2020 through August 02, 2020
Applicable to tickets issued on or before: July 31, 2020
Affected Area(s) to/from/through the following:
  • Daytona Beach, FL (DAB)
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL)
  • Jacksonville, FL (JAX)
  • Melbourne, FL (MLB)
  • Miami, FL (MIA)
  • Orlando, FL (MCO)
  • West Palm Beach, FL (PBI)
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Policy Updates

Delta has updated its Domestic Contract of Carriage. Effective for tickets issued on/after July 30, 2020, Rule 19 of the Domestic Contract of Carriage has been amended and refunds for delayed flights will only be provided on passenger request if the delay is 120 minutes or more.

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Exception Policies

Date(s) of Impacted travel: July 29, 2020 through July 31, 2020
Applicable to tickets issued on or before: July 29, 2020
Affected Area(s) to/from/through the following:
  • Providenciales, TC (PLS)
  • Punta Cana, DR (PUJ)
  • San Juan, PR (SJU)
  • Santiago, DR (STI)
  • Santo Domingo, DR (SDQ)
  • St. Thomas, VI (STT)
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Exception Policies

Date(s) of Impacted travel: July 29, 2020 through July 31, 2020
Applicable to tickets issued on or before: July 29, 2020
Affected Area(s) to/from/through the following:
  • Punta Cana, DR (PUJ)
  • San Juan, PR (SJU)
  • Santiago, DR (STI)
  • Santo Domingo, DR (SDQ)
  • St. Thomas, VI (STT)
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Exception Policies

Date(s) of Impacted travel: July 25, 2020 through July 27, 2020
Applicable to tickets issued on or before: July 25, 2020
Affected Area(s) to/from/through the following:
  • Honolulu, HI (HNL)
  • Kahului, HI (OGG)
  • Kona, HI (KOA)
  • Lihue, HI (LIH)
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Starting July 20, customers who believe they have an underlying condition that prevents them from wearing a mask are required to complete a "Clearance-To-Fly" process before being permitted to travel, for everyone's safety.

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Delta will add almost 1,000 flights system-wide in July, boosting service and nonstop connectivity to popular summer destinations and major business markets.

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Watch Dr. Michael Saag, Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, explain why airplane cabin air is clean, safe and healthy to breathe.

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Seven Clubs to reopen in July as travel demand increases – with more to come.

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Policy Updates

Effective immediately and until further notice, Delta is restricting name changes and name corrections for travel between the U.S. and China.

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Industry leaders in health and travel formalize partnership to transform the future of safe flying.

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Operational Excellence
COMPLETION FACTOR YTD1
FlightStats (Jan - Jul 2020)
92.6%
Delta Air Lines
91.3%
United
90.2%
American
ON-TIME PERFORMANCE YTD1
FlightStats (Jan - Jul 2020)
79.1%
Delta Air Lines
76.9%
United
75.1%
American
MISHANDLED BAGS
per 1,000 passengers2 (Jan - Apr 2020)
4.50
Delta Air Lines
5.43
United
7.22
American

1Based on July 2020 “Year to Date” statistics for on-time arrival (A0) and completion rate as provided by FlightStats for all flights scheduled and compared to other U.S. global carriers flying transoceanic routes: United Airlines and American Airlines. 2 DOMESTIC MAINLINE PERFORMANCE: Based on April 2020 “Year to Date” statistics for mishandled bags per 1,000 passengers enplaned as provided in the July 2020 DOT Air Travel Consumer report for domestic flights scheduled and compared to other U.S. global carriers flying transoceanic routes: United Airlines and American Airlines. 8/24 

 
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