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American Airlines. (North America Report).(ends More Room Throughout Coach program, caps some fares)(Brief Article)

American Airlines will eliminate its More Room Throughout Coach program on its 34 A300-600Rs and 140 757s, representing close to a quarter of its fleet, and has capped walkup fares at $299 on certain nonstop transcontinental routes where low-fare competitors are present. The fleet reconfiguration, during which the airline will add 12 sears to each 757 and 16 to each A300, will begin this fall. These aircraft primarily serve lower-yield leisure markets.

Separately, in what it termed the "final piece" of its overall $4-billion-a-year cost-reduction effort, AMR Corp. …

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