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    American Eagle Airlines Launches Nonstop Jet Service Between Columbus, Ohio, and New York's JFK Airport

    FORT WORTH, Texas, April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, today launched nonstop jet service between Port Columbus International Airport (CMH) and New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). Eagle will operate the service with 44-seat Embraer ERJ-140 jets.

    "American Eagle is extremely proud to introduce this new service from Columbus to JFK," said Mike Trochalakis, Vice President – Line Maintenance for American Eagle.  "Customers will enjoy even more convenient connections on American Eagle to destinations throughout the American Airlines global network."

    "We welcome American Eagle's new nonstop flights to JFK Airport, in addition to all the great service American and American Eagle provide from Port Columbus," said Columbus Mayor Michael B. Coleman.  "American Eagle's investment is fantastic news for all Columbus-area corporations that travel to New York, and for residents throughout Central Ohio."

    The schedule for flights between Columbus and New York JFK (all times local) is as follows:

    Columbus to New York JFK International Airport (CMH-JFK)






    12:25 p.m.

     2:25 p.m.


    New York JFK International Airport to Columbus (JFK-CMH)






    3:05 p.m.

    5:30 p.m.


    Eagle also serves Columbus with daily flights from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport (ORD), Miami International Airport (MIA) and New York's LaGuardia Airport (LGA).  Both American and American Eagle provide service to Dallas/Fort Worth from Columbus.

    On July 2, 2010, American Eagle will add a second daily nonstop flight from Columbus to JFK.

    To celebrate this new service, customers can earn double AAdvantage bonus miles for travel now through June 30, 2010. For full details, see www.aa.com/offers.

    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).

    Current AMR Corp. releases can be accessed on the Internet.

    The address is http://www.aa.com

    SOURCE American Eagle

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