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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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