American Airlines Group Inc. is further trimming its summer flying schedule due to Boeing Co.’s continuing delays in delivering new 787 Dreamliners, people familiar with the matter said.
the world’s largest carrier by passenger traffic, is planning to temporarily suspend routes including those between Seattle and London, Los Angeles and Sydney, and Dallas and Santiago, Chile, these people said. It is also expected to delay the launch of service between Dallas and Tel Aviv, and reduce frequencies between Miami and São Paulo, Brazil.
has largely halted handing over the wide-body jets to its customers since October 2020 as it addresses a series of manufacturing flaws.
American, which had originally planned to have 13 new Dreamliners for this summer’s schedule, first trimmed its plans in December but had planned on flying passengers with four new 787s that it had expected to receive in the spring. Now, the Fort Worth, Texas-based carrier is removing those remaining four new Dreamliners from its summer schedule, according to one of the people familiar with the decision.
An expanded version of this report appears at WSJ.com.
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