American Airlines to Slash International Flights, Many Will Restart in May

By Paul Riegler on 13 March 2020
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American Airlines announced said it would continue to operate flights to and from Europe for seven additional days to help travelers return home, and that it was reducing international capacity for its summer schedule by 34% and will reduce transatlantic capacity in April by 50%.

The Fort Worth-based carrier said it anticipates resuming some suspended flights on May 7, 2020.

The airline will continue but reduce service from John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, Dallas-Fort Worth Airport, and Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport to London Heathrow for the foreseeable future.

Flights to Barcelona, Madrid, and Paris will continue to operate from New York, Dallas, and Miami for up to seven days, but the airline will suspend flights from Charlotte and Philadelphia to Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Madrid, Munich, and Zurich on Friday given that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is not equipped to screen passengers in Philadelphia and Charlotte.

The airline is also suspending its service from Raleigh/Durham to London and it will delay the start of some seasonal routes to early May from April.

In addition the airline is reducing service to South America and suspending all flights to Argentina, given the government ban there.

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