Two of the biggest airlines in the U.S.—Delta and American Airlines—have announced they will suspend all flights between the U.S. and China, due to coronavirus. According to The Associated Press, this makes them the first U.S.-based airlines to stop flights, joining several other international carriers.
American will halt the flights starting Friday, January 31 and running through March 27. Delta, on the other hand, plans to wait until February 6 to suspend China operations to help travelers in China leave the country. Delta added it will stop the flights through April 30.
United Airlines, the only other U.S. carrier with direct flights to China, has announced it will reduce but not stop service to China. All three of the U.S. carriers, according to The AP, have reported a steep decline in bookings to China.
British Airways previously reported it had suspended all flights to and…