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Delta waives change fees for flights to and from Europe through May 31

The Atlanta-based carrier made the move following the newly announced US government restrictions on travel between the US and Europe.

ATLANTA — After President Trump issued new travel restrictions between the United States and Europe due to the spread of the coronavirus on Wednesday evening, Delta Air Lines said it has waived change fees for customers traveling to, from or through Europe and the U.K. through May 31.

The impacted travel dates are between February 25 and May 31, 2020, and affects Delta Air Lines flights to, through or from Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, and United Kingdom.

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The new ticket must be re-issued on or before December 31, 2020, and the rebooked travel must begin no later than that same date -- December 31, according to the Atlanta-based air carrier.

This is in addition to Delta's previously announced move to eliminate change fees on all tickets purchased between March 1 and March 30, 2020, and affecting any travel dates between March 1, 2020, and February 25, 2021.

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