American Airlines has further extended its cancellation of flights to mainland China and Hong Kong until late April due to dwindling demand in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

Flights between Dallas-Fort Worth as well as Los Angeles and  mainland China are suspended through April 24.

Flights between Dallas-Fort Worth and Hong Kong are suspended until April 23, while flights between Los Angeles and Hong Kong are suspended until April 24.

“We will continue to evaluate this schedule and make any adjustments as necessary,” said the airline in a press release.

The Texas-based airline had previously said on February 7 that it would stop flying to Hong Kong from Los Angeles through March 27, and its  flights to Hong Kong from Dallas-Fort Worth would resume on February 21.

The airline said last month that it would suspend flights from Los Angeles to Beijing and Shanghai until March 27.

American said passengers can either re-book their flights or get a full refund.

The airline added that on February 16 it will run a formal schedule change, and customers who are booked on impacted flights will see their reservation updated on

US carrier United also cancelled all flights to and from Hong Kong until February 20 due to a “continued drop in demand”.

A growing number of airlines around the world have cancelled flights to and from Hong Kong in the wake of the deadly coronavirus outbreak that originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan. Hong Kong reported its first coronavirus death last week.

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