American Airlines announced today that it will add new nonstop service to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport from Miami International Airport effective Dec. 13, 2007.
"In addition to making Miami the premier connecting hub for Latin America, American Airlines and American Eagle have been working hard to further develop their strong nationwide presence," said Peter Dolara, American's Senior Vice President -- Miami, Caribbean and Latin America. "This new service from Miami to Phoenix supplements our extensive network within the United States and supports the sustained growth of our Miami hub."
The flight to Phoenix will be operated with American's 148-seat Boeing 737-800 aircraft, featuring both First Class and Economy cabins. The schedule for the new service is as follows (all times local):
Miami to Phoenix (MIA-PHX)
Flight Departs Arrives
2485 5:25 p.m. 8:30 p.m.
Phoenix to Miami (PHX-MIA)
Flight Departs Arrives
2486 8:15 a.m. 2:20 p.m.
From its Miami hub, American began offering direct service to Montevideo, Uruguay, in July, while American Eagle added service to Cozumel, Mexico, earlier this year. Nonstop Eagle service to Savannah, Ga., and Sarasota, Fla., are scheduled to start in December, as is new nonstop service on American to Barranquilla, Colombia.
American Airlines customers enjoy many additional amenities including the ability to check up to two pieces of luggage of 50 pounds or less each at no additional cost, complimentary non-alcoholic beverages, and food on many flights. Customers on American and American Eagle also have the opportunity to earn and redeem AAdvantage® miles.
American is a founding member of the global oneworld® Alliance.
About American Airlines
American Airlines is the world's largest airline. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® airlines serve 250 cities in over 40 countries with more than 4,000 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 1,000 aircraft. American's award-winning Web site, 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 serve nearly 700 destinations in over 140 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 registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. .
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