Amid pandemic, Delta to continue blocking middle seats on planes through March 2021

Delta Air Lines will continue blocking middle seats on its planes through March 2021.

The extension previous applied through January 2021.

Delta Air Lines to continue blocking middle seats into 2021

The airline made the announcement Wednesday, citing continued efforts to create a safe environment during the COVID-19 pandemic.

"We recognize some customers are still learning to live with this virus and desire extra space for their peace of mind. We are listening and will always take the appropriate steps to ensure our customers have complete confidence in their travel with us," Bill Lentsch, chief customer experience officer, said in a partial statement.