American Airlines is expanding its current pre-flight testing program to additional destinations. Later this month, pre-flight testing will be available for all American flights to Belize, Grenada, St. Lucia and the Hawaiian Islands.
American Airlines has reported third-quarter revenue of $3.2 billion, down 73 per cent year-over-year on a 59 per cent year-over-year reduction in total available seat miles.
American Airlines is moving flights to the biggest airport in the world, the new Beijing Daxing International Airport, when service returns from Dallas-Fort Worth.
American Airlines is collaborating with several foreign governments to begin offering pre-fight Covid-19 testing for customers, starting with Jamaica and the Bahamas.
American Airlines has said it will cut as many as 19,000 jobs in October when a government wage support scheme expires. Overall, cuts could see the workforce reduced by a third.
The carrier blamed the decision on low demand and the expiration of the air service requirements associated with the coronavirus aid, relief and economic security act.
American Airlines will require all customers over the age of two to wear face coverings at airports and on board, strengthening a commitment to keep customers and team members safe.
American has seen passenger demand and load factors improve since bottoming out in April, but they continue to be significantly below 2019 levels.
The pair hope the deal will offer seamless connectivity for travellers in the north-east of the United States, as well as more choice for customers across domestic and international networks.
American Airlines will begin provisionally operating all flights from London Heathrow Terminal 5, the home of its Atlantic joint business partner and fellow oneworld member, British Airways, from tomorrow.
In an effort to match low demand resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, the airline will realign its network with the goal of improving long-term profitability.