East Farmingdale, NY- After a holiday weekend filled with flight delays and cancellations across the country, American Airlines announced it’s cutting its service at three small airports including Long Island’s MacArthur Airport. The Dallas Morning News says American Airlines will end service at Islip as well as service at in Ithaca, New York and Toledo Ohio on September 7th. American is blaming the closures, on a lack of pilots. CBS News said American will offer customers already booked, other arrangements. No word what will happen to the jobs of the American Airlines employees who are stationed out of MacArthur.
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