American removes Mesa Air planes from rotation following coronavirus-related setbacks

Posted at 9:45 AM, Apr 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-08 12:45:56-04

Due to the economic crisis triggered by the spread of the COVID-19 virus and failing to meet certain performance metrics, Mesa Airlines will be flying fewer planes for American Airlines.

Phoenix-based Mesa Air, is a regional airline that operates flights for both American and United Airlines.

The company filed documents with the SEC Tuesday announcing that three of its aircraft will no longer be part of its code sharing and revenue sharing agreements with American.

Mesa had a number of its aircraft unavailable or needing repair during summer 2019, which caused it to miss certain performance criteria.

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