American Airlines cancels some flights to mainland China after coronavirus outbreak

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American Airlines will suspend flights between Los Angeles and mainland China from February 9th to March 27th due to a “significant decline in demand” brought on by the coronavirus outbreak, the company announced Wednesday. The airline will continue to operate flights to Beijing and Shanghai from Dallas-Fort Worth and back, as well as between Los Angeles and Hong Kong.

The company says it will contact customers with tickets on these affected flights directly, either by email or via telephone.

American is the second US airline to suspend flights to and from China in the wake of the coronavirus, which has killed at least 132 in the country and spread to more than 6,000 people worldwide. United Airlines announced Tuesday it plans to drop…

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