Airline to begin service to Raleigh/Durham, N.C.
American Eagle, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, will add nonstop service between Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA) and Raleigh/Durham International Airport (RDU), beginning Nov. 4.
American Eagle will operate round-trip service between the two cities using 37-seat Embraer ERJ-135 jets.
"American Eagle was the first airline to give Northwest Arkansas its nonstop access to New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Washington, D.C., and now this new route will provide nonstop service to a major center of commerce in the Southeast," said American Eagle President and CEO Peter Bowler. "This new flight will give our business customers the opportunity to have a day trip to Raleigh/Durham."
American Eagle will also provide same plane, direct service between Northwest Arkansas and Boston Logan International Airport through Raleigh/Durham International Airport. This service will compliment existing connection options on other American Airlines flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York, Newark, N.J., Hartford, Conn. and Columbus, Ohio.
The schedule for the new route follows (all times local):
Northwest Arkansas to Raleigh/Durham. (XNA-RDU)
Flight Departs Arrives Days
4560* 6:45 a.m. 9:50 a.m. Daily; Except Sunday
* EFFECTIVE 11/5/07
Raleigh/Durham to Northwest Arkansas (RDU-XNA)
Flight Departs Arrives Days
4561 6:00 p.m. 7:45 p.m. Daily; Except Saturday
With these schedule additions, American and its regional partners will offer a combined 24 daily departures to eight cities from Northwest Arkansas -- more service than any other airline. From Raleigh/Durham, American Airlines and American Eagle will offer a combined 68 daily departures to 17 cities, including London -- the most of any airline.
About American Eagle
American Eagle is the largest U.S. regional airline, operating over 1,800 daily flights to more than 160 cities throughout the United States, Canada, the Bahamas, Mexico and the Caribbean on behalf of American Airlines. American Airlines is the world's largest airline. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® airlines serve 250 cities in over 40 countries with more than 4,000 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 1,000 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 and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. .
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