An American Airlines Express Bombardier CRJ900 aircraft. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

American Airlines Expands in Louisiana

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a focus on leisure traffic in the U.S. Due to the shift, airlines have launched new flights in the South to attract leisure traffic to warmer destinations, particularly during the winter and spring seasons. In yet another step in that ongoing movement, American Airlines announced it will be expanding in Louisiana, with new flights from its hub in Charlotte, N.C. Starting April 2, American Airlines will add additional service to Alexandria and Lafayette, La., according…