NEW YORK - The coronavirus outbreak has had a devastating impact on the travel industry, and now American Airlines is making a drastic change because of a lack of business.
Published reports say starting Tuesday, American will suspend most of its flights to the New York area through May 6.
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The airline will operate just eight daily flights from LaGuardia, three from JFK, and two from Newark for a total of 13 daily flights.
By contrast, American operated 271 New York flights per day one year ago.
The airline says its slashing service because travel demand to the epicenter of the U.S. outbreak has fallen off.
United Airlines and JetBlue recently cut flights to New York as well.