Two Daily Nonstops Begin July 15
FORT WORTH, Texas, March 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, will begin nonstop jet service between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Cheyenne Regional Airport (CYS), beginning July 15. Eagle will operate the service with 44-seat Embraer ERJ-140 jets.
"American Eagle is pleased to introduce service to Wyoming's state capital from our largest hub in Dallas/Fort Worth just in time for Cheyenne Frontier Days at the end of July, the largest outdoor rodeo in the world," said Gary Foss, Vice President Planning and Marketing for the AA Regional Network. "These new routes are the result of a unique business partnership between American and the Wyoming Department of Transportation and the Cheyenne community, and we are grateful for their vision and support."
Visitors to Cheyenne will enjoy all the culture and Western heritage the area has to offer. The new flights will also provide local businesses, personnel from nearby F.E. Warren Air Force Base, and customers throughout southeast Wyoming with convenient connections to destinations throughout American's global network.
"Hand-in-hand with increased air travel out of Cheyenne will be the economic development benefit it brings to this community," said Cheyenne Mayor Rick Kaysen. "I see the addition of American Airlines as a 'win-win' for Cheyenne and the surrounding area."
The schedule for flights between Dallas/Fort Worth and Cheyenne (all times local) is:
Dallas/Fort Worth to Cheyenne (DFW-CYS) Flight Departs Arrives Days 2991 12:45 p.m. 1:50 p.m. Daily 2996 7:50 p.m. 8:55 p.m. Daily
Cheyenne to Dallas/Fort Worth (CYS-DFW) Flight Departs Arrives Days 2979* 6:40 a.m. 9:35 a.m. Daily 2992 2:15 p.m. 5:10 p.m. Daily *Flight begins July 16, 2010
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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