August 27, 2014 – On Tuesday American Airlines
withdrawn its fares from consumer websites
powered by Orbitz. American Airlines Group
notified Orbitz it also will withdraw US Airways
fares on September 1, 2014. Corporate clients
that use Orbitz for Business to book travel are
not affected by this change.
"We have worked tirelessly with Orbitz to reach
a deal with the economics that allow us to keep
costs low and compete with low-cost carriers,"
said Scott Kirby, President American Airlines.
"While our fares are no longer on Orbitz, there
are a multitude of other options available for
our customers, including brick and mortar
agencies, online travel agencies, and our own
American expects these changes will have minimal
disruptions for its customers. Customers can
continue to purchase tickets and all options for
travel on American and US Airways through
through their websites. American and US Airways
fares are also available through reservations
agents and other travel agencies.