Those flights account for just a fraction of the 1,300 flights the airline is canceling nationally, the daily reports. The airline didn't disclose its reasons for the cancelation, but its decision could be related to COVID-related staffing issues, which wreaked havoc on holiday travel plans.
American is the second-largest air carrier at San Antonio International Airport, only trailing behind Southwest Airlines, according to the Express-News.
But, even with the cancellations, American still offers 15% more seats out of the San San Antonio than it did in 2019, airport spokeswoman Tonya Hope told the paper.
The shrinkage in flights comes after city leaders approved a multibillion-dollar airport improvement plan in November. It includes building a third terminal and 14 gates. If the FAA approves the plan, renovations should be done in 2040.
Travelers can still expect to fly from San Antonio non-stop to Charlotte, Miami, Chicago, Phoenix and Dallas on American, but flights will be less frequent.Stay on top of San Antonio news and views. Sign up for our Weekly Headlines Newsletter.