Delta Airlines Issues Winter Weather Waivers For Midwest Travelers

ROMULUS (WWJ) – Delta Airlines, the largest carrier at Detroit Metropolitan Airport, says they will issue refunds or waivers for travelers whose flights are canceled or significantly delayed due to the winter weather hitting the Midwest.

Delta officials say the winter weather waiver will apply to those traveling Feb. 26 and 27 through the following airports:

  • Bloomington, IL (BMI)
  • Chicago Midway, IL (MDW)
  • Chicago O Hare , IL (ORD)
  • Des Moines, IA (DSM)
  • Detroit, MI (DTW)
  • Grand Rapids, MI (GRR)
  • Kalamazoo, MI (AZO)
  • Lansing, MI (LAN)
  • Lincoln, NE (LNK)
  • Madison, WI (MSN)
  • Milwaukee, WI (MKE)
  • Moline, IL (MLI)
  • Omaha, NE (OMA)
  • Peoria, IL (PIA)

Airport officials advise that anyone heading to or expecting arrivals from these areas go online and check the status of their departures.

Click here to check your flight status

If the flight is canceled or significantly delayed, Delta officials say travelers are entitled to a refund. Even if the flight is not canceled, travelers can make a one-time change to their ticket without fee.

In order to apply for a refund or waiver, the new ticket must be reissued or travel must be rebooked on or before March 3.

If the rescheduled travel occurs beyond March 3, a difference in fare may apply. Changes to origins and destinations may also result in an increase in fare. Any difference in fare between the original ticket and the new ticket will be collected at the time of booking.

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