American pushes back expected return date for Boeing Max

American Airlines is now removing the Boeing 737 Max from its schedule into early September, about two weeks longer than before

FORT WORTH, Texas -- American Airlines is pushing back the planned return of its Boeing 737 Max jets until early September, two weeks longer than the airline had previously expected.

American over the weekend removed its 24 Max jets from the flight schedule through Sept. 3.

American is canceling about 115 flights a day because of the grounding of its Max jets.

Southwest and United have dropped their Max jets from schedules into early August.