Latest update, Oct. 10 at 12 p.m. ET:

Where: Alexandria, La.; Baton Rouge, La.; Lafayette, La.; New Orleans

When: Oct. 8 – 10, 2020

Hurricane Delta* made landfall in the Louisiana on Friday night and has now weakened to a tropical depression.

A travel waiver was issued for four cities in Louisiana from Oct. 8 – Oct. 10. The airline also capped fares for flights to and from these cities to provide customers with travel flexibility. After Delta operations resumed in Cancun on Thursday evening, the airline canceled select flights in Lafayette, Baton Rouge and Alexandria, La., ahead of the storm's predicted impact.

Delta remains in close contact with our employees and partners to ensure the safety of our employees, contractors and customers. 

As always, customers are encouraged to check their flight status on Delta.com or the Fly Delta Mobile App. Customers can also get updates sent directly to their mobile device or by email.

*Due to the number of significant weather events this year, the World Meteorological Organization has completed the naming process with the western alphabet and have now transitioned to the Greek alphabet. For more information on how hurricanes are named visit the World Meteorological Organization or the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

 

Previous update, Oct. 9:

Where: Alexandria, La.; Baton Rouge, La.; Lafayette, La.; New Orleans

When: Oct. 8 – 10, 2020

Hurricane Delta* is forecast to make landfall on the Louisiana, Texas border Friday night and is expected to reach northern Louisiana by Saturday morning before weakening to a tropical storm.

A travel waiver has been issued for four cities in Louisiana from Oct. 8 – Oct. 10. The airline has also capped fares for flights to and from these cities to provide customers with travel flexibility.

After Delta operations resumed in Cancun on Thursday evening, the airline canceled select flights in Lafayette, Baton Rouge and Alexandria, La., ahead of the storm's predicted impact. Delta teams in the Operations and Customer Center in Atlanta continue to monitor the projected path of hurricane Delta and will continue to make tactical adjustments as needed.

Delta remains in close contact with our employees and partners in the hurricane's path to ensure the safety of our employees, contractors and customers. 

As always, customers are encouraged to check their flight status on Delta.com or the Fly Delta Mobile App. Customers can also get updates sent directly to their mobile device or by email.

*Due to the number of significant weather events this year, the World Meteorological Organization has completed the naming process with the western alphabet and have now transitioned to the Greek alphabet. For more information on how hurricanes are named visit the World Meteorological Organization or the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

 

Previous update, Oct. 7:

Where: Cancun, Mexico

When: Oct. 6 – Oct. 8

Where: Alexandria, La.; Baton Rouge, La.; Lafayette, La.; New Orleans

When: Oct. 8 – 10

Hurricane Delta* made landfall near Cancun, Mexico on Wednesday morning and is forecast to strengthen as it moves over the southern Gulf of Mexico Wednesday afternoon and approaches the northern Gulf coast Friday.

All four flights scheduled to arrive in Cancun on Wednesday have been canceled. Delta teams in our Operations and Customer Center in Atlanta continue to monitor the projected path of Hurricane Delta and will continue to make tactical adjustments as needed.

One travel waiver issued Tuesday for Cancun remains in effect through Thursday morning, and a second waiver has been issued for four cities in Louisiana from Oct. 8 – Oct. 10. The airline has also capped fares for flights to and from these cities to provide customers with travel flexibility.

As always, customers are encouraged to check their flight status on Delta.com or the Fly Delta Mobile App. Customers can also get updates sent directly to their mobile device or by email.

*Due to the number of significant weather events this year, the World Meteorological Organization has completed the naming process with the western alphabet and has now transitioned to the Greek alphabet. For nformation on how hurricanes are named, visit the World Meteorological Organization or the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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