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    American Airlines Announces Increased Seasonal Service From Chicago O'Hare to Flint, Mich.

    AmericanConnection to Offer Four Daily Nonstops, Beginning April 5, 2011

    FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- AmericanConnection, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, today announced it is adding an additional seasonal daily round-trip flight between Chicago O'Hare International Airport and Bishop International Airport in Flint, Mich., beginning April 5. The new service will be operated with 44-seat Embraer jets.

    "We're delighted to increase our service from Flint to American's cornerstone hub in Chicago," said Gary Foss, Vice President – Planning and Marketing for American's regional network. "Now with four daily nonstop flights, customers from the Tri-Cities region will have even more travel options from which to choose, as well as more convenient connections in Chicago to destinations throughout American's vast global network."

    "The business travelers of our region love the AmericanConnection product, and they will love this additional frequency to Chicago," said Jim Rice, Airport Director.  "It will make getting there, and connecting on to other great business destinations, even more convenient."

    Here is the schedule, beginning April 5 (all times local):

    Chicago O'Hare to Flint

    Flight

    Departs

    Arrives

    Days

    5007

    10:35 a.m.

    12:30 p.m.

    Daily

     5089*

    12:35 p.m.

    2:30 p.m.

    Daily

    5051

    4:25 p.m.

    6:20 p.m.

    Daily, except Sat.

    5052

    8:30 p.m.

    10:25 p.m.

    Daily




    Flint to Chicago O'Hare

    Flight

    Departs

    Arrives

    Days

    5006

    6:00 a.m.

    6:10 a.m.

    Daily

    5007

    1:00 p.m.

    1:10 p.m.

    Daily

    5088*

    3:00 p.m.

     3:10 p.m.

    Daily

    5082

    6:50 p.m.

    7:00 p.m.

    Daily, except Sat.




    * NEW Flight

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