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Delta temporarily suspends flights between JFK Airport and Milan amid coronavirus concerns

Posted at 12:31 PM, Mar 01, 2020

NEW YORK -- Delta announced Sunday it is temporarily suspending daily flights between New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport and Milan's Malpensa Airport after the U.S. State Department's elevated travel guidance amid coronavirus concerns.

The airline said the last Delta flight east-bound from JFK to Milan will depart Monday, March 2, while the last west-bound flight from Milan to JFK will depart on Tuesday, March 3.

Delta said that service to and from JFK and Milan will resume starting on May 1 and May 2, respectively.

The airline’s daily flights between Rome and both JFK and Atlanta continue to operate as scheduled, Delta said in press release.

Delta said all customers with affected travel plans should head to the "My Trips" section of to help them understand their options, which may include rebooking on alternate Delta flights, rebooking on flights after April 30, rebooking on alternate or partner airlines, refunds or additional options.

Delta will continue to offer a change fee waiver for travelers wishing to adjust their plans for flights between the U.S. and South Korea, China and Italy, the airline said.

This story was originally published by Mark Sundstrom at WPIX.