Newest Coronavirus Flight Cancellations and Travel Restrictions as Virus Spreads in U.S.

As the World Health Organization confirms more cases of coronavirus, airlines and governments have cancelled more flights to contain the virus and prevent further spread.

On Monday, CNBC reported that Italy's lockdown of the Lombardy region would be expanded to the entire country. Schools and universities will be closed until April 3, extending the previous closing schedule until March 15. All restaurants and bars will be required to close at 6 p.m. and Italians are not recommended to travel except for work or emergencies.

American Airlines is the latest to suspend flights from the U.S. to Europe, Asia, and South America. In a press release, the airline announced that it would reduce international capacity for the summer peak by 10 percent and reduce domestic capacity in April by 7.5 percent.

The following American Airlines flights will be suspended and adjusted:

Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) airport to Beijing (PEK) and Shanghai (PVG) suspended through October 23.

DFW to Hong Kong (HKG) suspended through July 1, with flights only continuing three times a week through October 23.

DFW to Tokyo-Narita (NRT) and Tokyo-Haneda (HND) will be downgauged from Boening 777-200 and 789 mix to a 788 and 777 to a 788, respectively beginning May 7.

DFW to Seoul (ICN) suspended through May 1 and downgauged from a 789 to a 788 beginning May 7.

Los Angeles International airport to PEK, PVG and HKG will be suspended through October 23.

LAX to HND will be downgauged from a 789 to a 788 beginning May 7.

LAX to Sydney (SYD) will be reduced from daily flights to only six per week, beginning in May, daily service will resume June 19.

Charlotte-Douglas International Airport (CLT) to Barcelona, Spain (BCN) suspended from May 7 to June 3.

CLT to Rome, Italy (FCO) suspended March 28 to June 3.

DFW to FCO suspended from March 29 through April 23 and July 2 through August 17.

DFW to Santiago, Chile (SCL) suspended April 14 through May 6.

John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to FCO suspended March 29 through April 23.

JFK to Madrid, Spain (MAD) suspended May 7 through June 3.

JFK to Milan (MXP) suspended through May 1.

JFK to Sao Paulo (GRU) Tuesday and Wednesday service suspended from April 14 to May 6.

Miami International Airport (MIA) to Paris (CDG) suspended May 7 through June 3.

MIA to Montevideo, Uruguay will exit the seasonal market from May 7 to December 17.

MIA to MXP suspended through May 1.

Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) to Venice, Italy (VCE) suspended through June 3.

ORD to FCO suspended March 28 through June 3.

Philadelphia International Airport to FCO suspended March 10 through April 23.

According to the press release, American's reservations team will contact customers with affected flights by phone or email.

According to The Guardian, British Airways has contacted customers to cancel and refund flights due to the Foreign Office's advice to avoid all but essential travel to Italy.

United, Delta, and American Airlines have all announced they will waive change fees for customers traveling to any city between March 9 (March 10 for American) and April 30. Original tickets must have been issued on or before March 2 for United, March 9 for Delta, and March 1 for American.

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People check in for their flights at the Leonardo da Vinci International Airport on March 8, 2020 in Rome, Italy. Fabrizio Villa/Getty