Sunday, March 13, 2011

Japan quake's impact on U.S. companies

(Reuters) - U.S. companies reported varying impact from the 8.9 magnitude earthquake that shook Japan on Friday.


- AMR Corp's American Airlines canceled all of its Japan operations for Friday. The carrier said it had six flights inbound to Tokyo at the time of the earthquake.

- United Continental Holdings diverted seven United flights and two Continental flights from the United States that were bound for Tokyo's Narita airport, where United has a hub. The company canceled 10 United Narita-bound flights for Friday and one Continental Narita-bound flight, although limited service remains.

- Delta Air Lines said it had canceled flights at airports in Japan. But the carrier, which has a hub at Narita and operations at Tokyo's Haneda airport, did not immediately have a total number of cancellations.



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