February 25, 2021

Delta extends middle seat blocking

Delta has extended its policy of blocking middle seats until the end of April 2021, claiming it is the only U.S. airline to continue providing the extra space for passengers.

The airline has blocked middle seats and reduced the number of customers on board all flights since April 2020 when it reacted to the early days the coronavirus outbreak.

“We want our customers to have complete confidence when traveling with Delta, and they continue to tell us that more space provides more peace of mind,” said Bill Lentsch, Chief Customer Experience Officer. 

“We’ll continue to reassess seat blocking in relation to case transmission and vaccination rates, while bringing back products and services in ways that instil trust in the health and safety of everyone on board – that will always be Delta’s priority.” 

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