Sunday, September 10, 2017

Flying Delta from eastcoast? Read latest advisory to avoid angst

Airline posts changes and other important notices on web site

 Airports from the Caribbean north through Georgia and Alabama affected
Updated by Patti Pietschmann

I have a few flights coming up on Delta so I check the website frequently.  I saw the following today may and wanted to share it with readers who might be flying from or through Atlanta, Caribbean, Georgia and Alabama.

1Changes in service, including catering and cancellations, are possible Monday for flights to, from and through Atlanta.
Due to strong winds and extended rain are expected in Atlanta starting Monday and could affect flights at the hub. Catering operations also can be affected, which would require reductions in or changes to regular in-flight meal and beverage service.   
2. Use delta.com to change travel plans involving Atlanta Monday and Tuesday
Customers with itineraries involving Atlanta Monday afternoon through Tuesday are encouraged to use delta.com to change their travel plans.
3. Fees are waived for travel changes, baggage and pets in cabin
Delta has combined and consolidated waivers for customers transiting three dozen destinations where flights will be affected by Irma through Sept. 17. Similarly, Delta has paused baggage and pet-in-cabin fees for customers traveling to or from impacted cities.
4. Airports from the Caribbean north through Georgia and Alabama are affected.
An updated airport-by-airport outlook for operations in the Caribbean, Florida and the southeastern U.S. is available here.
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