American Airlines announced it is stopping flights to Venezuela because of safety concerns after the pilots’ union told its members to refuse to work the flights. The airline decided to temporarily suspend flights to Caracas and Maracaibo.
Allied Pilots Association, represents about 15,000 American Airlines pilots. American was the last major U.S. carrier to fly to Venezuela, with daily flights to Caracas and Maracaibo from Miami.
American Airlines flew to Caracas twice a day and to Maracaibo once a day.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro cut ties with the USA in January after Washington recognized opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country’s interim president.
Sine then the US regime has seized $7 billion from PdVSA’s banks accounts in the USA, while the Bank of England refused to ship/deliver $1.2 billion of its gold reserves back to Venezuela.
Venezuela Today / ABC Flash Point News 2019.