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Delta Is Making This Upsetting Change to Keep Up With 'Extreme Demand'

Travelicious Logo By Alesandra Dubin of Travelicious | Slide 1 of 5: The then-new COVID pandemic violently disrupted commercial air travel in spring 2020, bringing the industry to its knees. But demand for travel came back faster—and more aggressively—than almost anyone had expected. That disconnect between expectations and reality resulted in a staffing shortage after widespread layoffs and furloughs, which in turn created major disruptions of its own. Scrambling to meet the moment, airlines rushed to beef up their schedules by bringing back suspended routes and adding new daily departures. And while those changes might be a boon for summer travelers, there are still hurdles ahead. Now, Delta is making an upsetting last-minute decision that could leave passengers scrambling. Read on to find out what the airline is doing—and how it could affect you.READ THIS NEXT: Delta Won't Let You Do This on Flights, Effective Immediately.Read the original article on Best Life.

Delta Is Making This Upsetting Change to Keep Up With 'Extreme Demand'

The then-new COVID pandemic violently disrupted commercial air travel in spring 2020, bringing the industry to its knees. But demand for travel came back faster—and more aggressively—than almost anyone had expected. That disconnect between expectations and reality resulted in a staffing shortage after widespread layoffs and furloughs, which in turn created major disruptions of its own. Scrambling to meet the moment, airlines rushed to beef up their schedules by bringing back suspended routes and adding new daily departures. And while those changes might be a boon for summer travelers, there are still hurdles ahead. Now, Delta is making an upsetting last-minute decision that could leave passengers scrambling. Read on to find out what the airline is doing—and how it could affect you.

READ THIS NEXT: Delta Won't Let You Do This on Flights, Effective Immediately.

Read the original article on Best Life.

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