In this Feb. 1, 2019, file photo, a Delta Air Lines jetliner taxis at Logan International Airport in Boston. Delta will temporarily suspend service at 10 airports starting May 13, 2020.
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In this Feb. 1, 2019, file photo, a Delta Air Lines jetliner taxis at Logan International Airport in Boston. Delta will temporarily suspend service at 10 airports starting May 13, 2020.

Delta Air Lines will temporarily suspend service at 10 airports around the country beginning Wednesday, May 13.

The airline said the move is part of an effort to reduce exposure to COVID-19 for both their customers and employees.

"These changes will allow more of our frontline employees to minimize their COVID-19 exposure risk while ensuring convenient access to Delta’s network for those who must travel," the company said on its news blog. "Delta will continue providing essential service to impacted communities via neighboring airports."

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Delta anticipates the stations will be closed until at least September 2020, and said they plan to help customers who have been affected. The airline has waived fees for changing and canceling flights between now and Sept. 30.

Delta Senior Vice President of Domestic Airport Operations Sandy Gordon cited safety as the primary focus in the coronavirus challenge.

“By consolidating operations while customer traffic is low, we can allow more of our people to stay home in accordance with local health guidelines,” Gordon said.

For a complete list of airports affected, click here.