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American Airlines’ expansion strategy in South America is experiencing a seemingly never-ending stream of hurdles.
Tourism-dependent Latin America was among the first regions to welcome US tourists during the coronavirus pandemic, and American was standing ready to fly eager travelers. Earlier in the year, the airline had announced new flights to cities in Chile, Colombia, and Brazil in a bid to attract leisure flyers as it waited for business travel to recover.
But while the continent appeared to be welcoming at first, doing business in South America quickly proved problematic.