Flight changes, RJ orders boost American’s position at Chicago and other main hubs
American Airlines plans to reshuffle its network next year to concentrate even more strongly on its core markets, and is also placing new orders for Bombardier CRJ700s that will almost double the size of this fleet. The carrier is dramatically boosting flights out of Chicago, Miami and New York, while slashing service at St. Louis and Raleigh, N.C. This redistribution sees American look to increase its share at its hubs at the expense of secondary markets—and also strengthens its hand ...
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