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American Airlines cuts original November flight schedule by 16%

American Airlines cuts original November flight schedule by 16%

American Airlines Group ( NASDAQ: AAL ) is making big cuts to its flight schedule in November, according to data from Cirium.

The aviation analytics company reported 31K flights will be removed from the schedule for November to mark an overall reduction of 16% of capacity.

The largest flight schedule cuts are between Chicago O’Hare Airport and Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. The Boston Logan International Airport and Philadelphia International Airport route also saw big cuts to the daily schedule.

An American Airlines ( AAL ) spokesperson said preliminary schedules are published 331 days in advance and then adjustments are made closer in based on a new operate schedule. The domestic schedule reduction was said to be made to size the airline for the resources available.

Earlier in the summer, United Airlines ( UAL ) and Delta Air Lines ( DAL ) cut their close in schedule.

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American Airlines cuts original November flight schedule by 16%

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