Aviation Airlines offer refunds for travel to some Zika-affected destinations By Jamie Biesiada / January 27, 2016 Share 1 -- Some U.S. airlines are offering refunds to customers flying to countries where Zika virus has been reported.United said customers traveling to an affected country will be afforded the chance to rebook at a later date or get a full refund. A JetBlue spokesperson said the airline will give refunds or rebookings to customers who are concerned about traveling to areas where the virus has been reported.American said it continues to monitor the situation, and is currently offering refunds to customers traveling to Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Martinique, Mexico, Panama, Puerto Rico and Venezuela. Customers must provide a doctor’s note stating they cannot travel to those cities because they are pregnant.Delta said customers traveling to areas affected by Zika should call the airline as they may qualify for changes to their destination or travel dates, or a refund. The airline said it is waiving fees to changes in future reservations, but changes need to be made by Feb. 29.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has advised pregnant women to consider postponing travel to some Caribbean and Latin American destinations because Zika, a mosquito-borne virus, has been linked to brain damage in newborns. ___This report was updated twice on Wednesday with information about JetBlue and Delta.