New York-based JetBlue Airways is waiving cancel and change fees for all new flight bookings made between Feb. 27 and March 11 as concerns related to the coronavirus grow.
"While there are no current travel restrictions to the locations we fly, customers can book with confidence on jetblue.com and jetbluevacations.com and know that changes or cancellations will be allowed without penalty should the situation change," JetBlue said on its website.
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The viral outbreak that originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan has now infected more than 82,000 people globally. The worst of it is in mainland China, where officials reported 2,744 deaths among 78,497 cases, mostly in the central province of Hubei.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.