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Delta to cancel TLV flights through April 30, 2024; continuously monitoring security situation in region

Delta is continuously monitoring the security situation in Tel Aviv and updating its service between Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) and New York, Atlanta and Boston on an ongoing basis.


Editor's note: This article was originally published Oct. 7. It has been updated continuously with new developments. The most recent update was published Jan 19 to include the latest information about flight cancellations between New York and Tel Aviv.  

Delta is canceling additional flights between the U.S. and Tel Aviv because of ongoing conflict in the region.

Delta is continuously monitoring the security environment in Israel to inform cancellations to our flight schedule to and from Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv (TLV). Our hearts are with all who are impacted as our people work to find safe alternatives for customers.

Additional cancellations

Delta flights between TLV and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) will continue to be canceled until April 30, 2024. Sales of these flights are suspended.

Delta in October suspended booking for TLV flights to and from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and Boston Logan International Airport (BOS); those services remain suspended.

As cancellations are processed, customers will receive notifications via the Fly Delta app and contact information listed in their reservation. Seats on Delta partner airlines remain bookable on and through Delta Reservations when available. 

Ongoing assessments     

Delta is continuously monitoring the rapidly evolving security environment and assessing our operations based on security guidance and intelligence reports, including the most recent U.S. State Department travel advisory.    

Travel waiver and refunds   

travel waiver was previously issued for all customers who booked travel to/from TLV before Oct. 11, 2023. Note: Dec. 31, 2023, was the cut-off date for customers to make changes to their reservation including rebooking, canceling or processing a refund.    

Delta contributes to humanitarian support for those impacted in the region  

Delta has contributed $1 million to the American Red Cross for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) toward humanitarian efforts for Israelis, Palestinians and all people impacted in the region. 

This contribution is in addition to Delta's $1 million grant to the American Red Cross as an Annual Disaster Giving Program partner.

Delta has completed three special repatriation flights this week from Athens, Greece, to New York to support customers returning to the U.S. from Israel. Regular service between Athens and the U.S. continues.

Delta has extended a travel waiver for all customers with travel booked to/from Tel Aviv, and is notifying customers of refund option and cancelations.

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