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    American Eagle Airlines Announces Schedules for New Jet Service From Harrisburg, Allentown, and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton to Chicago O'Hare

    FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, begins nonstop jet service with three daily flights between Harrisburg International Airport (MDT) in Harrisburg, Pa., and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) on April 6, 2010.

    Service between Chicago O'Hare and Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) in Allentown, Pa., as well as Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP) in Avoca, Pa., begins June 10, 2010. Allentown will have three daily flights and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton will have two daily flights.

    American Eagle will operate the new service to all three Pennsylvania cities with 50-seat Embraer ERJ-145 jets.

    "We're delighted to launch these new flights to Pennsylvania," said Gary Foss, Vice President - Planning and Marketing, AA Regional Network. "Customers from throughout the Keystone State will have convenient connections in Chicago to destinations throughout American's global network."

    The schedule for the flights between Harrisburg and Chicago O'Hare (all times local) is:

    Harrisburg to Chicago O'Hare (MDT-ORD)
    Flight Departs Arrives Days
    3728* 7:30 a.m. 8:30 a.m. Daily
    3730 12:40 p.m. 1:40 p.m. Daily
    3732 4:50 p.m. 5:50 p.m. Daily

    Chicago O'Hare to Harrisburg (ORD-MDT)
    Flight Departs Arrives Days
    3727 9:30 a.m. 12:15 p.m. Daily
    3729 1:40 p.m. 4:25 p.m. Daily
    3731 7:15 p.m. 10:00 p.m. Daily
    *Flight begins April 7, 2010

    The schedule for the flights between Allentown and Chicago O'Hare (all times local) is:

    Allentown to Chicago O'Hare (ABE-ORD)
    Flight Departs Arrives Days
    3775* 6:30 a.m. 7:40 a.m. Daily
    3781 12:10 p.m. 1:18 p.m. Daily
    3783 6:35 p.m. 7:43 p.m. Daily

    Chicago O'Hare to Allentown (ORD-ABE)
    Flight Departs Arrives Days
    3780 8:45 a.m. 11:41 a.m. Daily
    3782 3:15 p.m. 6:10 p.m. Daily
    3784 7:10 p.m. 10:06 p.m. Daily
    *Flight begins June 11, 2010

    The schedule between Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and Chicago O'Hare (all times local) is:

    Wilkes-Barre/Scranton to Chicago O'Hare (AVP-ORD)
    Flight Departs Arrives Days
    3818* 7:00 a.m. 8:04 a.m. Daily
    3831 12:50 p.m. 1:54 p.m. Daily

    Chicago O'Hare to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (ORD-AVP)
    Flight Departs Arrives Days
    3791 9:30 a.m. 12:24 p.m. Daily
    3826 6:41 p.m. 9:30 p.m. Daily
    *Flight begins June 11, 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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