American Airlines closes most Admirals Club lounges, offers limited F&B service

    American Airlines announced (24-Mar-2020) the closure of most Admirals Club lounges, although front desk customer service will be maintained at major US airports and London Heathrow Airport. The carrier has also suspended all check in pet services from 25-Mar-2020, due to risks associated with schedule changes. Carry on pets and service and support animals will continue to be permitted onboard. Social distancing is also being instituted between flight attendants and passengers, with limited food and beverage options to be available from 27-Mar-2020 to 30-Apr-2020. [more – original PR]