American Airlines said it will delay the launch of Chicago O'Hare-Beijing service set to commence May 4 and Beijing-Chicago O'Hare service starting the following day "because it has not received commercially viable landing and takeoff slots for Beijing Capital International Airport from Chinese aviation authorities." According to an airline spokesperson, AA initially was allocated "placeholder" slots during the middle of the night--2:20 a.m. arrival and 4:20 ...

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