American Airlines to suspend Manhattan/Chicago flight service

News Radio KMAN has reported American Airlines has announced it will suspend daily flights from Manhattan (MHK) to Chicago O´Hare (ORD), taking MHK down to 12 weekly departures-all to Dallas Fort Worth, the company said.

Service is tentatively set to resume September 9.

Enplanements, which is the number of people boarding flights, were down 95 percent in April and have modestly improved in the months since (88 percent down in May, 79 percent down in June). Romo says July enplanements so far are down 66 percent over the year before.