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American Airlines cuts flight schedule further, keeps one flight to Hawaii

American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) announced late Friday additional capacity cuts.The airline said it will suspend 60% of its capacity in April as compared to the same period in 2019, and is planning to suspend up to 80% of its capacity in May compared to May 2019. American cut service to several cities in Hawaii as the state has imposed a 14-day quarantine order for travelers. It has kept one daily flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu, it said. American has extended its its offer to waive change fees for customers who purchase tickets through April 15, it said. Earlier Friday, United Airlines Holdings Inc. (UAL) said it was considering further capacity cuts for May and June. Virtually all airlines have announced steep cuts in flight schedules as air travel has ground to a near-halt amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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03-27-20 1743ET

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