DUBAI, April 19 (Reuters) - Emirates, the largest international airline by passenger traffic, said on Wednesday it was cutting flights on five U.S. routes after restrictions imposed by President Donald Trump's administration on some air travel had weakened demand.
Since taking office, Trump has twice signed executive orders banning refugees and citizens from some Muslim-majority countries from visiting the United States. Although both moves were blocked by U.S. judges, some travellers have been deterred.
The U.S. administration also introduced new security measures in March banning electronic devices larger than a mobile phone from being taking into aircraft cabins on direct flights to the United States from several Middle East locations.
Detailing changes to flight schedules, she said: "This is a commercial decision in response to weakened travel demand to the U.S."
Twice daily Los Angeles flights would also be reduced in July to one a day, it added.
(Reporting by Alexander Cornwell; Editing by Edmund Blair) ((email@example.com))
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