Dallas/Fort Worth-based American Airlines will operate its final service from Oakland International (OAK) on June 3 after opting to cut the airport from its network.
The last flight, AA2964 to Phoenix Sky Harbor (PHX), will depart OAK at 12.41 p.m. local time. It will be operated by SkyWest Airlines as American Eagle on board CRJ700 aircraft.
American did not cite coronavirus as being responsible for ending service despite the huge drop in air travel caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the oneworld alliance member said the decision was part of efforts to meet customer demand.
“Unfortunately, our service in Oakland was not profitable and the last flight from OAK to PHX will operate on June 3”, the airline added in a statement to Routes.
“We thank the team members who served our customers and will work closely with them during this transition. American will continue to operate to the Bay Area with service to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC)”…