American airline American Airlines will temporarily suspend flights from a dozen cities in the United States due to the coronavirus pandemic. The corresponding statement is published on the airline's website.
Starting October 7, American Airlines will suspend services to 15 small American cities due to reduced demand for air travel amid the pandemic. They include Del Rio (Texas), Sioux City and Dubuque (Iowa), Florence (South Carolina), Greenville (North Carolina), Huntington (West Virginia), Joplin (Missouri), Kalamazoo (Michigan), Lake Charles (Louisiana), New Haven (Connecticut), New Windsor (New York), Roswell (New Mexico), Springfield (Illinois), Stillwater (Oklahoma), and Williamsport (Pennsylvania).
At the moment, it is planned that air traffic will be suspended for a month вЂ” until November 3. At the same time, it is possible that the timing of its restoration may be postponed to a later date.
Passenger traffic has dropped significantly in the US due to the pandemic. American Airlines, United Airlines, and other leading US airlines have sent tens of thousands of employees on unpaid leave or laid off.
Earlier it was reported that American Airlines extended the ban on flights of the Boeing 737 MAX series aircraft.