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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP)

Venezuela reduces flights for US airlines

A Venezuelan aviation official says Venezuela will reduce the number of flights allowed by U.S. airlines to and from Venezuela.

The official says Venezuela's National Civil Aviation Institute has informed American, Continental and Delta Air Lines that they will be allowed fewer flights to Venezuela starting Sept. 28.

The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he wasn't authorized to comment on the matter.

The move comes three days after the U.S. Transportation Security Administration warned travelers that it can't vouch for the security of flights to the U.S. from Venezuela, which has refused to allow U.S. officials to assess security measures at its airports.

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