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American Airlines Reverses Decision To Suspend Service To Stillwater Regional Airport

Stillwater Regional Airport

UPDATED September 11: Stillwater Regional Airport announced today that American Airlines has reversed its decision to suspend air travel to and from Stillwater.

ORIGINAL POST - August 20, 2020

American Airlines is temporarily suspending air travel to and from Stillwater.

The airline says the suspension, which is set for October 7th through November 3rd, is a result of low demand and the coming expiration of the CARES Act's air service requirements.

The Payroll Support Program, which allocated grants to airlines to keep employees on payroll with benefits, is set to expire on September 30th. American Airlines says it is awaiting an extension of the program.

Stillwater Regional Airport began commercial air service in 2016 and served a record 58,000 passengers in 2019.

The airport is one of 15 nationwide where service will be suspended by the airline.


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