Search Topics

Media Relations
United States
817-967-1577 (8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. CST, Monday-Friday)
817-931-1348 (after-hours duty manager)
mediarelations@aa.com (not monitored after hours)

International
Europe and Asia 44 (0) 208 577 4712
Latin American and Caribbean 305-520-3163


 
American Eagle Airlines Launches Nonstop Jet Service Between Fargo, N.D., and Chicago O'Hare

'More Great Cities' AAdvantage Bonus Miles and Double AAdvantage Bonus Miles Offers Available On New Route

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, today launched nonstop jet service between Hector International Airport in Fargo, N.D., (FAR) and Chicago's O'Hare International Airport (ORD).  Eagle will operate the three daily flights with 50-seat Embraer ERJ-145 jets.

"American Eagle is extremely proud to reestablish service from Fargo to Chicago," said Jon Snook, Senior Vice President – Customer Service for American Eagle.  "Fargo customers will be able to enjoy convenient connections to destinations throughout the American Airlines global network."

"We are very excited about American Airlines decision to return to Fargo and add our market to their global network," said Shawn Dobberstein, Fargo Municipal Airport Authority Executive Director.  "American's presence will bring significant benefits to area leisure and business travelers and is consistent with our community's economic plan."

"Air Service development is a major component of our Cass Clay Economic Plan," said Brian Walters, President of the Greater Fargo Moorhead Economic Development Corporation.  "In today's global economy, air service is and will continue to be critical business infrastructure that directly contributes to our efforts to retain and grow jobs."

The schedule for flights between Fargo and Chicago (all times local) is as follows:

Fargo to Chicago O'Hare (FAR-ORD)


Flight

Departs

Arrives

Days

4076*

7:00 a.m.

8:45 a.m.

Daily

3997

11:45 a.m.

1:30 p.m.

Daily

3999

4:45 p.m.

6:35 p.m.

Daily




Chicago O'Hare to Fargo (ORD-FAR)


Flight

Departs

Arrives

Days

4080

9:30 a.m.

11:20 a.m.

Daily

4084

2:30 p.m.

4:20 p.m.

Daily

4088

8:00 p.m.

9:50 p.m.

Daily




*Flight begins April 7, 2010

"More Great Cities" AAdvantage Bonus Miles Offer

To celebrate the new destinations from Chicago, Dallas and Miami, American is offering the "More Great Cities" bonus mile offer. Members who fly round trip to or from at least two of the new destinations below between April 9 and July 31, 2010, will earn AAdvantage bonus miles. Earn between 1,000 and 100,000 bonus miles based on the number of round trips flown to or from different eligible cities. Members can obtain complete offer details and register prior to travel at www.aa.com/offers.


Eligible Cities

Chicago - Allentown, Pa.

Chicago - Cheyenne, Wyo.

Chicago - Harrisburg, Pa.

Chicago - Beijing, China

Chicago - Scranton/Wilkes Barre, Pa.

Dallas/Fort Worth - Augusta, Ga.

Chicago - Rapid City, S.D.

Dallas/Fort Worth - Asheville, N.C.

Chicago - Sioux Falls, S.D.

Dallas/Forth Worth - Fayetteville, N.C.

Chicago - Lexington, Ky.

Dallas/Fort Worth - Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Chicago - Fargo, N.D.

Miami - Eleuthera, Bahamas

Chicago - Tri-cities, Tenn.

Miami - Treasure Cay, Bahamas

Chicago - Charleston, W. Va.





Double AAdvantage Bonus Offer

In addition to the "More Great Cities" offer, customers can earn double miles flying between Chicago and Fargo beginning today and in the coming months. Customers must register prior to travel at www.aa.com/offers using the Bonus Code CHIAA.

Terms and Conditions

Complete offer terms and conditions for the bonus offers listed above can be found at 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

How can we improve our site?