American Airlines to Stop Working With These Two Regional Carriers

American Airlines Group Inc. is cutting ties with two regional affiliates as it seeks to simplify its short-haul operations.The world's largest carrier won't renew contracts with ExpressJet and Trans States when they expire in 2019, according to a memo to reservations agents seen by Bloomberg. No disruptions to customers are expected, the memo said.The move will pare the number of American's regional partners to seven. The aim is to provide what the company called a "seamless experience" for passengers on the mainline carrier and American Eagle, the brand used for flights by regional carriers. American had 10 such partners at the beginning of the year.  Continue reading...

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