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American Eagle Airlines Announces Increased Service From Chicago O'Hare to Dubuque, Iowa

Eagle to Offer Fourth Daily Nonstop Beginning April 5, 2011

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- American Eagle, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, today announced it is adding another daily round-trip flight between Chicago O'Hare International Airport and Dubuque Regional Airport in Dubuque, Iowa, beginning April 5. The new service will be operated with 50-seat Embraer ERJ-145 jets.

"We're delighted to increase our service from Dubuque 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-State Area will have even more travel options from which to choose and more convenient connections in Chicago to destinations throughout American's vast global network."

"Dubuque has worked hard to support its airport and has put itself in a position to maintain and grow air service to the area," said Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa). "This additional flight from American Eagle will provide a great advantage to people traveling in and out of the area, and I appreciate American's willingness to invest in Iowa and the Dubuque Regional Airport."

"This is excellent news and a testament to Dubuque's economic strength and bright future," said Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa). "Dubuque's community leaders have done a great job of attracting jobs to the area, and now we're seeing that pay off. Stepped up service between Chicago and Dubuque will further help Dubuque's tourism and economic development."

"Dubuque's recent economic development has been widely recognized as a bright spot and this is just further proof," said Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Iowa). "American Eagle's expanded service to Dubuque will help encourage more companies to do business in Dubuque and is a sure sign that Dubuque is leading the charge as our economy continues to recover."

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

Chicago O'Hare to Dubuque

 

Flight

Departs

Arrives

Days

 

5033*

8:40 a.m.

9:39 a.m.

Daily

 

4092**

11:30 a.m.

12:15 p.m.

Daily

 

4045

4:35 p.m.

5:25 p.m.

Daily

 

5027*

9:50 p.m.

10:49 p.m.

Daily

 
  
    

 

Dubuque to Chicago O'Hare

 

Flight

Departs

Arrives

Days

 

5019*

6:00 a.m.

6:50 a.m.

Daily

 

5033*

10:05 a.m.

11:00 a.m.

Daily

 

4096**

12:45 p.m.

1:40 p.m.

Daily

 

4226

5:55 p.m.

6:50 p.m.

Daily

 
  
    

*Flights operated as AmericanConnection

** NEW Flights

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 AmericanConnection® 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 approximately 750 destinations in nearly 150 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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