RDU airlines announce schedule changes, information on amending flights


RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Airlines began announcing schedule changes Thursday night in response to the spread of coronavirus and associated concerns.

American Airlines announced it was suspending service from Raleigh-Durham International Airport to London from March 19 through May 6. That decision was made a day after President Donald Trump suspended most incoming flights from European countries other than Britan.

Numerous other changes to American Airlines routes were also announced for other airports.

Air Canada suspended flights to and from: China, Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo, Italy, and Israel.

Delta has advisories for flights to, from, and through: China, South Korea, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

Spirit said people who are traveling from restricted areas or present themselves with a respiratory illness will be medically assessed and may be denied boarding.

JetBlue has outlined 11 airports where people who have traveled to China or Iran must arrive to. Those people will be subject to additional screening upon returning to the United States.

Frontier, Alaska Airlines, Allegiant, Southwest, and United have all posted information on changing flights.

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