American Eagle Airlines Announces New Jet Service From Chicago O'Hare to Kitchener, Ontario
FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Eagle, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, today announced daily round-trip flights between Chicago O'Hare International Airport and the Region of Waterloo International Airport in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. Eagle will operate the new service with 50-seat Embraer jets, beginning June 14, 2012.
"We're pleased to introduce new service to Kitchener from our cornerstone hub in Chicago," said Gary Foss, Managing Director – Network Planning for American Airlines. "This schedule will allow customers from the Waterloo Region to make a day trip to Chicago for business or connect through this key international gateway to destinations throughout the American Airlines and oneworld® global network."
"We are thrilled that American Airlines is coming to the Waterloo Region," said Ken Seiling, Waterloo Regional Chair. "We believe this service will make flying more convenient for everyone and will also have the added benefit of encouraging investment and jobs in our community."
"Daily jet service to Chicago is what our business community asked us for, and we are pleased to be here today announcing just that," said Chris Wood, Airport General Manager at the Region of Waterloo International Airport. "There are almost 800,000 passengers a year traveling between Waterloo Region and the United States who will now be able to fly through Chicago to cities like San Diego, Salt Lake City and San Antonio, while enjoying the convenience of flying from home."
Here is the schedule (all times local):
Chicago O'Hare to Kitchener
Daily, Except Sat.
Kitchener to Chicago O'Hare
Daily, Except Sat.
* Flight begins June 15, 2012
About American Eagle
American Eagle – named Best Regional Airline in North America by the 2011 World Airline Awards – operates more than 1,500 daily flights to over 170 cities throughout the United States, Canada, the Bahamas, Mexico and the Caribbean on behalf of American Airlines. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® carrier serve 260 airports in 50 countries and territories with, on average, more than 3,300 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 900 aircraft. American's award-winning website, 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 and members-elect serve approximately 900 destinations with more than 10,000 daily flights to 149 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. (NYSE: AMR).
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SOURCE American Eagle