UPDATE: Delta cancels select flights, adds to existing travel waiver following impact of Hurricane Sally on the Gulf Coast

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Where: Baton Rouge, LA (BTR), Fort Walton Beach, FL (VPS), Gulfport, MS (GPT), Lafayette, LA (LFT), Mobile, AL (MOB), New Orleans, LA (MSY), Panama City, FL (ECP), Pensacola, FL (PNS), Montgomery, AL (MGM)

When: September 14-17, 2020

Hurricane Sally made landfall on Wednesday just west of Pensacola with sustained winds of 80 miles per hour. As of this afternoon, Hurricane Sally has been downgraded to a tropical storm and continues to move into southern Alabama at approximately three miles per hour.

Delta has canceled approximately two dozen flights through Fort Walton Beach, Fla. (VPS), Gulfport, Miss. (GPT), Mobile, Ala. (MOB), and Pensacola, Fla. (PNS). Delta’s Operations & Customer Center and team of meteorologists continue to closely monitor the storm and make tactical adjustments as needed. 

A previously issued travel waiver remains in effect until Sept. 17 and has been expanded to include Montgomery, Ala., as well as eight other airports in the region where travel may be impacted. Delta is also capping fares on flights in these markets in all cabins of service.

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.

Learn more about Delta weather waivers here.

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