United Airlines slashes international
schedule by 95% for April
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[March 21, 2020]
United Airlines Holdings Inc <UAL.O> said on
Friday it would slash its international schedule by 95% for April
because of government restrictions prohibiting travel in an effort to
curb the spread of the coronavirus.
United Airlines first new livery Boeing 737-800 sits at a gate after
arriving at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.,
June 5, 2019. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski/File Photo
United will temporarily suspend all flights to Canada effective
April 1 and will draw down its remaining trans-Atlantic,
trans-Pacific and Mexico operations, the airline said in a
The airline this week had announced a 60% reduction in domestic
and international schedules for April, citing the impact of the
coronavirus outbreak on travel demand.
(Reporting by Rebekah Mathew in Bengaluru. Editing by Gerry
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