American Airlines has joined a number of airlines who have suspended or reduced flights to South Korea in the wake of the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak in the country.
The airline suspended its daily operation between Seoul Incheon Airport and Dallas-Fort Worth Airport due to a “reduction in demand”, starting from today March 4.
It added that flights to Seoul are scheduled to resume from April 25.
As of writing the story, the coronavirus outbreak in South Korea has resulted in more than 5,300 confirmed cases and 31 deaths, according to South China Morning Post.
American said if affected customers choose not to be rebooked, they may request a full refund on the airline’s website.
The airline also said its reservations team will contact affected customers directly via email or telephone, and customers who have booked through a travel agent will be contacted by their agency directly.
The American carrier said it continues to review its flight schedule and will make additional refinements as necessary.
Business Traveller Asia-Pacific is updating a list of airlines that have temporarily suspended or cut flights to South Korea because of the virus: