American Eagle Airlines Adds Fourth Flight to Mobile Regional Airport
FORT WORTH, Texas, June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle Airlines announced today that it will add a fourth daily flight between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Mobile Regional Airport (MOB) in Mobile, Ala., beginning Aug. 1, 2009.
American Eagle will operate the service with 50-seat Embraer ERJ-145 jets.
"We're pleased to be increasing our service between the DFW Metroplex and Mobile with this new flight," said Peter Bowler, President and CEO of American Eagle. "It is a direct result of the support and partnership between the Mobile community and American Eagle and a testament to the Mobile area economy in these tough times."
"News of American Eagle adding a fourth flight into Mobile increases our business leaders' travel options, which continues to be an important issue for us," said Win Hallett, President of the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce. "We could not be happier than to hear that American Eagle sees Mobile as a growing market. The Mobile Area Chamber commends the Mobile Airport Authority for its hard work and commitment to business and leisure travelers in this market."
"We're thrilled that American Eagle is adding additional service," said Bill Sisson, Executive Director of the Mobile Airport Authority. "Nothing makes us happier than when our existing carriers are successful and growing in our market."
"This is wonderful news for the meetings business. It will give Mobile an advantage as a viable destination with a better array of air lift options for meeting planners and leisure markets as well," said Leon Maisel, President and CEO of the Mobile Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau.
"American Eagle has been a strong community partner since they began serving Mobile in June 2005," said Thomas G. Hughes, Director of Aviation for the Mobile Airport Authority. "Added frequencies will offer passengers greater flexibility and more options when flying west and beyond."
The schedule for the Mobile service follows (all times local):
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to Mobile Regional Airport (DFW-MOB)
Flight Departs Arrives Days
3401 9:50 a.m. 11:25 a.m. Daily
*3253 1:00 p.m. 2:40 p.m. Daily
3591 3:10 p.m. 4:50 p.m. Daily, Except Sat.
3449 6:00 p.m. 7:40 p.m. Daily
Mobile Regional Airport To Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (MOB-DFW)
Flight Departs Arrives Days
3424 6:15 a.m. 7:55 a.m. Daily
3350 11:50 a.m. 1:35 p.m. Daily
*3252 3:10 p.m. 4:55 p.m. Daily
3588 5:20 p.m. 7:00 p.m. Daily, Except Sat
American Eagle's convenient schedule allows customers from Mobile the opportunity to fly to Dallas to conduct business and be home that same day, or to connect to one of the more than 745 daily departures to nearly 160 nonstop destinations that American and American Eagle serve from DFW.
About American Eagle
American Eagle operates over 1,500 daily flights to nearly 160 cities throughout the United States, Canada, the Bahamas, Mexico and the Caribbean on behalf of American Airlines. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® airlines serve 250 cities in 40 countries with, on average, more than 3,400 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 900 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 more than 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, We know why you fly and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. (NYSE: AMR).
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