American Airlines and American Eagle are suspending operations from
10 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28 until midday
Wednesday, Oct. 31 at nine airports in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast due to Hurricane Sandy – DCA, IAD, BWI, ORF, PHL, EWR, JFK, LGA and BDL. American and Eagle canceled 140 flights to and from these airports on
Oct. 28, and an additional 1,431 flights from
Oct. 29 through Oct. 31. Operations may resume in some cities on
Wednesday, Oct. 31.
About American Airlines
American Airlines, American Eagle ® and the AmericanConnection ® carrier serve 260 airports in more than 50 countries and territories with, on average, more than 3,500 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers nearly 900 aircraft. American's award-winning website, AA.com ®, provides users with easy access to check and book fares, plus personalized news, information and travel offers. American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld ® alliance, which brings together some of the best and biggest names in the airline business, enabling them to offer their customers more services and benefits than any airline can provide on its own. Together, its members and members-elect serve more than 900 destinations with more than 9,000 daily flights to 150 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection, AA.com, and AAdvantage are trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. AMR Corporation common stock trades under the symbol "AAMRQ" on the OTCQB marketplace, operated by OTC Markets Group.
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