An American Airlines Boeing 777 being towed in Chicago. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Greg Linton)

U.S. Airlines Hit by East Coast Pipeline Shutdown

Several American Airlines flights have been scheduled with unusual domestic stops as the shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline, which was brought on by a ransomware attack on Saturday, continues toward its fourth day. At the time of writing, two notable routes, both out of Charlotte Douglas International Airport in North Carolina, have been affected. American’s 6:40 p.m. flight from Charlotte to London’s Heathrow Airport will stop in Boston, while its 11:40 a.m. flight to Honolulu will stop in Dallas/Fort Worth.…