List of Airlines Affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic
A number of airlines have indicated a drop in service due to the Coronavirus/Covid19 pandemic. Here is a list of service disruptions. Some of these were provided by the Airlines themselves, or by my colleagues at the Associated Press. This page will be updated as more information is available.
American Airlines: Flights to/from China will operate on a much limited basis, with many flights to Beijing and Shanghai being cancelled until October 24. Flights to Argentina suspended. Flights to Milan and Rome suspended. Flights to/from Europe on reduced capacity. Flights to/from Japan and Korea will be operated on 787s. Information here.
UPDATE, MARCH 16: Starting from Today, most long haul international flights are SUSPENDED. DFW/MIA – LHR will operate daily; DFW-NRT will operate 3 times a week.
Delta Airlines: Most schedule change info here. Post-March 15, flights to EU will be pared down.
From March 16, the following European flights will operate:
Flights to Asia, information here.
Notables: All China flights suspended until May 31.
Japan flights suspended: Portland-Tokyo, Nagoya-Detroit.
Korea flights suspended: ATL/MSP to ICN; ICN-Manilla suspended. All til May 31 at least. DTW and SEA flights to ICN pared down to 5x/week.
Mumbai flights suspended.
Delta says many flights will resume toward the end of April or Early May.
United Airlines: Info here, flight suspension information here, but has not been updated since Feb. 28. Flights to China Cancelled; flights to Italy also cancelled.
UA plans to cut flights by 50% into the summer season.
Information from United is very sparse; please contact them if you’re flying with them anytime soon.
No change fees til April 30.
Air France: Flights suspended currently between France and China. Estimated resumption of service unknown.
Flights to/from America will be affected, with service disruptions predicted to start around March 28. Info here.
Singapore Airlines: Information on travel here. Service has been pared down.
Air Asia: all their information is here. Flights to/from Thailand and Japan are suspended; flights within the Philippines are also suspended.
Air Canada: COVID19 info here, service suspensions here.
Notables: Hong Kong flights til May 30- suspended
Mainland China flights suspended til April 30,
Seoul flights suspended til May 31
Italy flights suspended til May 1. All subject to change.
Qantas: Coronavirus updates here. International service updates here.
Flights to mainland China are suspended til at least mid-July.
Some flights to the USA are suspended until further notice, but may resume in April.
Virgin Australia: Info here. Suspension information currently unknown.
Virgin Atlantic: Coronavirus info hub here. Flights will be pared down between the UK and the USA.
KLM: Info here and here. Flights to China suspended til March 31 at the very least, some destinations out til May. Venice, Milan, and Naples suspended til April 3.
Austrian: Airline posted a long twitter thread here. With the exception of Chicago, all flights from Vienna to the States will be suspended from March 14th. Flight disruption details will be posted here.
Emirates: From March 25, ALL flights are suspended.
Iberia: Info here.
All Nippon Airways: Info here.
Notables: LAX, Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh, NRT-Singapore, NRT-Jakarta, service suspended.
Other services to the USA and Asia reduced significantly.
JAL: Information on this page will load in a PDF.
Philippine Airlines: Flights to and from Manila are suspended. Info here
Finnair: US flights cancelled from March 18th. Some flights cancelled on the 16th. Info here. Most flights will resume tentatively on April 14th. Passengers will be thoroughly screened before flight.
Air India: twitter thread here. Contact them for more information.
Lufthansa: After March 14, flights between Frankfurt and Chicago and Newark will be the only flights operating by LH. ALL other flights between Germany and America will be suspended. Information here.
Southwest Airlines: International flights suspended. “Thousands” of domestic flights to also be grounded. Southwest’s information is here.
Information from the AP Source is available here on Twitter: