BREAKING: Carnival cancels voyages beyond its May timeline for return
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By ArLuther Lee
Carnival Cruise Line has cancelled several voyages that were planned beyond its suspension of service, which was only expected to last through early May, according to a statement released by the company on Wednesday morning.
The cruise line canceled all Alaska sailings through June 30, 2020, all sailings from San Francisco through the rest of 2020, all Carnival Radiance sailings through November 1, and all sailings of the Carnival Legend through October 30, according to the announcement.
“In light of the ongoing global response to COVID-19, we continue to work with governments and port officials on our operations. We are disappointed to announce the need to cancel some additional cruises,” the statement said.
On Monday the company said it would keep its ships locked down through May 11, extending a 30-day suspension put in place earlier this month by President Donald Trump amid the growing coronavirus pandemic.