American Airlines Affiliate American Eagle Begins Daily Nonstop Jet Service Between Chicago O'Hare And Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario
Customers Can Earn Double AAdvantage Miles Between Kitchener-Waterloo and American's International Gateway at Chicago O'Hare
FORT WORTH, Texas, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Eagle, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, today begins daily round-trip jet service between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and the Region of Waterloo International Airport (YKF) in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario. Eagle will operate two flights per day Sunday through Friday between Chicago O'Hare and Kitchener-Waterloo, and one flight on Saturday. Eagle will operate the routes with 50-seat Embraer jets.
"We're delighted to begin service to Kitchener-Waterloo from our hub in Chicago," said Charles Schubert, American's Vice President – Network Planning. "This schedule will allow customers throughout the Kitchener-Waterloo Region to make a day trip to the Chicago area for business or connect through this key international gateway to destinations throughout the American Airlines and oneworld® alliance global network."
"Nonstop air service to Chicago is a real win for residents of the Region, but it doesn't stop with Chicago," said Chris Wood, Airport General Manager at the Region of Waterloo International Airport. "American, American Eagle and their oneworld partners can now get our residents to all corners of the globe, right from their hometown airport."
"We are delighted that twice-daily service to Chicago by American Eagle is now operating out of the Region of Waterloo International Airport," said Ken Seiling, Waterloo Regional Chair. "The Chicago service provides our businesses and residents with easy access to the U.S. and destinations worldwide."
Here is the schedule (all times local):
Chicago O'Hare to Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario
Sunday – Friday
Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario to Chicago O'Hare
Sunday – Friday
Sunday – Friday
AAdvantage® Double Mile Offer
Customers can earn double miles for travel between Chicago O'Hare and Kitchener-Waterloo for travel between June 14 and Sept. 15, 2012. To participate in this promotion, customers need to register prior to travel using promotion code YKF2X. Customers can register and obtain complete offer terms and conditions at www.aa.com/offers. If you are not yet an AAdvantage member, it's easy and free to enroll – just visit www.aa.com/enroll.
About American Eagle
American Eagle – named Best Regional Airline in North America by the 2011 World Airline Awards – operates more than 1,500 daily flights to over 170 cities throughout the United States, Canada, the Bahamas, Mexico and the Caribbean on behalf of American Airlines. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® carrier serve 260 airports in 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