American Airlines is removing the grounded 737 Max from its schedule into December, but the airline still plans to fly the plane during the busy holiday travel season.

American on Sunday extended Max flight cancellations through Dec. 3, a move it said impacts about 140 daily flights. The plane, which was grounded in March following two fatal crashes in less than five months, had been out of its schedule through Nov. 2.

Travelers whose flights are affected will be rebooked on other flights or can request a refund.

Like United, American stopped short of removing the plane from its schedule through the holidays. Southwest Airlines took that step in July, removing the plane from its schedule through Jan. 5.

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