Bankrputcy Shouldn’t Affect American Eagle at Sawyer

If you travel, you may be concerned about the American Airlines announcement of chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Sawyer International Airport staff say American Eagle flights into and out of the airport will not be affected.

This restructuring will allow the company to function more efficiently.

passengers will still be able go online or call the airline to book flights.

Airport manager Keith Kaspari says the bankruptcy filing will allow the airline to reduce costs through restructuring.

One of the airline’s biggest expenses is jet fuel.

In the last decade, its price has jumped from an average of 78 cents per gallon to $3.16 a gallon — a 400% increase.