Flights to countries severely affected by the coronavirus have been canceled and many others have been suspended as travel restrictions continue to increase worldwide.
Those who have planned holidays and trips abroad are advised to check with their flight provider before traveling, as this is a rapidly changing situation.
Countries severely affected by the virus, including China and Italy, have canceled incoming and outgoing air travel, and the United States has extended the travel ban to include the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Travel insurance companies Aviva, InsureandGo, LV = and Post Office have also withdrawn coverage for coronavirus related claims.
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Here is the most updated list of cancellations and flight restrictions between major airlines:
Air France has suspended flights to mainland China, Hong Kong, Seoul and Taipei. Depending on the evolution of the situation, the company expects to gradually resume its activities from March 29th.
The airline has also reduced its flights in Europe by 25% and from March 14 will stop the service to all their Italian destinations until April 3.
- All flights to / from St. Petersburg, Russia have been canceled since March 12th
- All flights to / from Tel Aviv have been canceled since March 6th
- All flights to / from Amman will be canceled on March 16th
- All flights to / from Beirut will be canceled on March 17th
American Airlines has suspended flights to China and Hong Kong until April 23/24.
Due to reduced demand, American Airlines has also suspended operations to and from Milan, Italy, New York (JFK) and Miami (MIA) and flights to Seoul, South Korea. Flights to Milan and Seoul are expected to resume on the 25th April.
There is also a reduced service for South America, including a suspension of flights to Argentina.
The flights were also suspended from specific American airports to European cities such as Madrid, Amsterdam and Frankfurt. For a complete analysis, visit the company website
British Airways canceled all flights to and from Italy until at least April 4 due to the blockade of the whole of Italy. Flights to mainland China were suspended until April 18.
On their website, the company also claimed to implement advanced aircraft cleaning, including an increase in cleaning teams and audit inspections.
Delta Air Lines has suspended all flights to China until the end of April and has reduced services to South Korea and Japan and numerous flights to Italy have been canceled.
The airline is also suspending seven flights between the United States and Europe and said further cuts are being assessed based on demand.
EasyJet has canceled most of its flights to Italy. These include flights to Milan Malpensa, Milan Linate, Venice and Bologna airports. It will continue to review this procedure until April 3.
Numerous flights to France have also been suspended.
The airline is carrying out rescue flights in the coming days.
Etihad Airways has significantly reduced its flights between Abu Dhabi and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Currently, Etihad operates one daily flight each to Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam from Abu Dhabi.
- Flights to Medina
- Flights between Abu Dhabi and Shanghai, Abu Dhabi and Chengdu and Beijing and Nagoya, Japan
- Flights between Abu Dhabi and Hong Kong
- Flights between Abu Dhabi and Milan
- The airline will also suspend flights between Abu Dhabi and Rome, with final flights to Rome and Abu Dhabi operating on March 14
- Flights between Abu Dhabi and Kuwait from 21:00 GMT on 13 March
- Flights between Abu Dhabi and Bahrain
Emirates has suspended the following flights (as of March 12):
- Fort Lauderdale: until March 31st
- New York JFK – Milan: until April 3
- New York EWR – Athens: until March 31st
- Venice: until April 3
- Milan: until April 3
- Bologna: until April 3
- Rome: from March 14 to April 3
- Guangzhou: from 05 February until further notice
- Shanghai: from 05 February until further notice
- Bangkok – Hong Kong: from March 9 to March 31
- Kuwait: March 14 to 31
- Tehran: until further notice
- Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: until further notice (except for special flights from 12 to 15 March)
Jet2 has canceled all its flights to Italy. Canceled flights include Rome, Naples, Pisa, Venice, Verona and Turin and will be canceled at least until April 26th. The airline announced on Saturday that all flights to Spain would also be canceled while the country was blocking.
KLM suspended flights to and from mainland China until May, flights to Beijing and Shanghai were suspended until March 28.
Further suspensions until April 3
- Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE)
- Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP)
- Milan Linate Airport (LIN)
- Naples International Airport (NAP)
Flights to Singapore and Seoul are not suspended, however a rebooking policy is in effect.
The Lufthansa group has released a reduced flight schedule until April 24, which mainly concerns travel to Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
- Flights to mainland China were suspended until April 24
- Flights to Hong Kong will be reduced in March and April
- Flights to Tehran were suspended until April 30th
Despite new travel guidelines ordered by the U.S. administration, Lufthansa will continue to offer flights to the United States from Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Belgium.
Norwegian has announced that it is canceling around 3,000 flights between today and mid-June and has advised customers to stay updated if they are willing to fly with them.
RyanAir has suspended all flights to and from Italy until at least April 8 in response to the government that has blocked the country.
Flights from Berlin Schönefeld to Tel Aviv and Eilat Ramon, from Berlin Tegel to Tel Aviv, from Nuremberg, Memmingen, Karlsruhe Baden Baden to Tel Aviv and Marseille to Tel Aviv will all operate until March 15 and will be canceled until April 8.
There will be no flights to and from Georgia or Spain to Montenegro until further notice.
Virgin Atlantic has placed travel restrictions on anyone who has been to the affected area. Those who will not be allowed to fly to Grenada, Antigua and Barbuda, India, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, Israel, Trinidad and Tobago or to the United States.
They also suspended Heathrow-Shanghai operations until April 19.
Passengers traveling to and from Italy until March 31st have the option to reschedule the travel date or select an alternative route. Flights will not be directed to Italy.
Virgin Atlantic temporarily suspended services between London Heathrow and Tel Aviv until April.
WizzAir canceled all flights to and from Italy until April 3 while the country is blocked.