Thursday, November 18, 2010

AA, American Eagle announce new flights
American Airlines and American Eagle announce new flights including NY, Chicago, Miami

On Thursday November 18, 2010, 3:59 pm EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- American Airlines and its regional offshoot, American Eagle, said Thursday that they will begin additional flights to and from several cities, including New York and Chicago.

In New York, American launched daily service Thursday between Kennedy Airport and Rio de Janeiro and Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The airline promoted the Rio service by offering to double miles in coach and triple them in business class for round trips taken by Dec. 10.

Eagle started daily nonstop service between Kennedy and Norfolk, Va., Cincinnati and Indianapolis.

Eagle also started daily roundtrip service between Chicago's O'Hare Airport and Manhattan, Kan.

And Eagle launched twice-daily nonstops between Miami and Cleveland on 50-seat regional jets.

The airline also said it will add additional flights on current routes between Miami and several cities farther north, including Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio; Indianapolis and Pittsburgh.
American and Eagle are owned by Fort Worth's AMR Corp.

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