Coronavirus: American Airlines reduces international flights by 75%
Starting March 16, 2020, American Airlines will reduce the number of international flights by 75%. It is the answer to the drop in demand, but also to the restrictions imposed by the US government because of the pandemic with the new coronavirus.
Thus, between March 16 and May 6, American Airlines will reduce international long-haul capacity by 75%. It will continue to fly on the route Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) - London (LHR) - 1 flight a day; Miami (MIA) - London (LHR) - 1 flight a day and Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) - Tokyo (NRT) - 3 flights a week.
In connection with international regional and medium-courier flights, American Airlines will continue to fly to destinations in Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, and northern South America.
In addition to adjusting the international operational network, American Airlines expects a 20% drop in domestic flights by April 2020. For May 2020, American Airlines announces a 30% drop in the US operating network.
List of flights suspended by American Airlines
ASIA: From March 16, American Airlines will cancel all flights to Asia, except for the 3 flights operated on the route Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) - Tokyo (NRT).
AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND: From March 16, 2020, American Airlines suspends flights on the routes Los Angeles - Auckland and Los Angeles - Sydney.
EUROPE: American Airlines will continue to fly on the routes Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) - London (LHR) - 1 flight per day; Miami (MIA) - London (LHR) - 1 flight a day.
From March 16, 2020, it will gradually suspend flights from New York (JFK), Boston (BOS), Chicago (ORD) and Los Angeles (LAX) to London (LHR).
Flights from Charlotte (CLT), Philadelphia (PHL) and Phoenix (PHX) to London (LHR), Dublin (DUB) and Manchester (MAN) will be suspended sooner.
As of March 16, American Airlines will gradually suspend and delay / delay its seasonal flights to destinations Amsterdam (AMS), Barcelona (BCN), Frankfurt (FRA), Madrid (MAD), Munich (MUC) Paris (CDG) and Zurich. (VIE). It is all about the government decisions and according to the market demands.
South America: As of March 16, 2020, American Airlines has suspended flights from New York (JFK) and Miami (MAI) to Rio de Janeiro (GIG), Georgetown, Guyana (OUG), São Paulo (GRU). Flights from Miami to Santiago (SCL), Bogota (BOG), Guayaquil (GYE) and Quito (UIO), Lima (LIM), Brasilia (BSB) and Manaus (MAO), Barranquilla (BAQ), Cartagena (CTG) will be suspended ), Cali (CLO), Medellin (MDE) and Pereira (PEI). Stop flights from Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) to Sao Paulo (GRU), Santiago (SCL), Bogota (BOG), Guayaquil (GYE) and Quito (UIO), Lima (LIM).
American Airlines will contact passengers affected by the flight suspension and will present their available options: rerouting, change of travel date, refund