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American Airlines Adds Nonstop Service Between Miami And Roatan, Honduras

Roatan Becomes the 10th Destination in Central America for American

Roatan Becomes the 10th Destination in Central America for American

MIAMI, Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines announces it will offer nonstop service between Miami International Airport (MIA) and Juan Manuel Galvez International Airport (RTB) in Roatan, Honduras beginning Nov. 17. The new service will operate every Saturday using a Boeing 737 aircraft with 16 seats in Business Class and 144 seats in the Main Cabin.

"This new service to Roatan highlights our commitment to provide our customers the premier network in Latin America," said Art Torno, American's Vice President – Mexico, the Caribbean and Latin America. "Our customers now have even more destinations to choose from in this growing region."

"The new American Airlines nonstop flight between Roatan and Miami will offer more options for local passengers as well as strengthen Honduras' economy," said Dr. Nelly Jerez, Minister of Tourism in Honduras."Roatan is an important tourism destination and this flight will further showcase Honduras as a world-class destination for diving, ecotourism and adventure."

Below is the schedule for the new nonstop service (all times shown are local):

From

To

Flight #

Departs

Arrives

Frequency

Miami (MIA)

Roatan (RTB)

1523

1:05 p.m.

2:15 p.m.

Saturday

Roatan (RTB)

Miami (MIA)

1670

3:20 p.m.

6:15 p.m.

Saturday

      

"Roatan becomes the 114th destination served by American and our regional partner American Eagle® from Miami," said Marilyn DeVoe, American's Vice President – Miami. "And, it demonstrates our commitment to continue growing our Miami hub. This is the fifth new destination this year from Miami. We have already started service to Barcelona, Manaus and Seattle, and in November will begin service to both Asuncion, Paraguay and Roatan."

Roatan will be American's third destination in Honduras and the 10th in Central America. American currently offers seven flights per week between Miami and Tegucigalpa and 13 flights per week between Miami and San Pedro Sula.

About American Airlines

American Airlines, American Eagle® and the AmericanConnection® carrier serve 260 airports in more than 50 countries and territories with, on average, more than 3,500 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 900 aircraft. American's award-winning website, AA.com®, provides users with easy access to check and book fares, plus personalized news, information and travel offers. American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld® alliance, which brings together some of the best and biggest names in the airline business, enabling them to offer their customers more services and benefits than any airline can provide on its own. Together, its members and members-elect serve more than 900 destinations with more than 9,000 daily flights to 150 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection, AA.com, and AAdvantage are trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. AMR Corporation common stock trades under the symbol "AAMRQ" on the OTCQB marketplace, operated by OTC Markets Group.

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SOURCE American Airlines

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