Delta, American Airlines will suspend flights to Milan amid coronavirus outbreak

New York Post has reported Delta and American Airlines have announced they will suspend all flights from the US to Milan in the face of elevated travel warnings over the spread of the coronavirus, the news source said.

Delta said it will halt flights between the US to Italy´s financial capital until early May.

American said it will suspend travel from New York and Miami to Milan through April 24, blaming a reduction in demand.

The changes come after the US government raised its travel alert to Level 4 — Do Not Travel for Lombardy and Veneto in Italy due to the level of community transmission of the virus and imposition of local quarantine procedures.

Italy has reported more than 1,100 cases of the coronavirus with at least 29 deaths since an outbreak in Wuhan, China.