Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. American Airlines has become the latest major carrier to drastically slash service to the NYC area amid the region’s swelling number of coronavirus cases.Starting April 7, American Airlines will be offering an extremely limited number of flights out of LaGuardia Airport (LGA), John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), and Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), reducing service by at least 90 percent at each airport. “As coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in New York City and the surrounding region continues to increase, along with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines for travel to the area, the demand for flights to the New York area is rapidly evaporating,” the senior vice president of American Airlines wrote on Sunday. (iStock)American Airlines will now operate only eight daily flights out of LGA, three out of JFK and two from EWR. Last April, American Airlines operated 170 out of LGA, 80 out of JFK and 21 out of LGA, on an average day.DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION CLARIFIES AIRLINE REFUND RULESFurthermore, each of these flights will operate between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET, as “turn-only operations with no aircraft or crew

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