Delta Issues Waiver For ATC Strike

by Daniel McCarthy
Delta Issues Waiver For ATC Strike


Delta Air Lines is allowing travelers affected by next week’s air traffic controllers strike to change their tickets without penalty.

Anyone with tickets for travel on March 6 through 10 to or from cities in Algeria, Spain, France, Portugal, Morocco and Tunisia can change their flight to one on or before March 17.

A full list of cities included in the travel waiver is available on Delta’s travel agency website.

Air traffic control workers at Brest, Aix-en-Provence and Bordeaux  are all planning a strike from Monday to Friday next week. Workers from Air France are planning to strike on Tuesday.

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