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American Eagle Airlines Launches Nonstop Jet Service From Allentown and From Wilkes-Barre/Scranton to Chicago O'Hare

Earn Double AAdvantage Miles Through Aug. 31

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, today launched nonstop jet service between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) in Allentown, Pa., as well as Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP) in Avoca, Pa.  Eagle will operate the new service with 44- and 50-seat Embraer jets.

"We're delighted to celebrate this new service from Chicago," said Gary Foss, Vice President – Planning and Marketing, AA Regional Network.  "Along with the service we introduced to Harrisburg in the spring, American Eagle now offers visitors easier access to destinations throughout the Keystone State."

"We are looking forward to the start of American Eagle's nonstop service to Chicago," said David C. Haines, Chairman for the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority Board of Governors.  "Customers can now enjoy convenient connections on American Eagle to destinations throughout the American Airlines global network."

"We are very pleased American Eagle is making the commitment to serve Northeastern Pennsylvania," said Barry J. Centini, Airport Director, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport.  "This service to Chicago, connecting our passengers to the American Airlines system, will provide more choices for our business and leisure travelers."

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

Allentown to Chicago O'Hare (ABE-ORD)


Flight

Departs

Arrives

Days

4077*

6:30 a.m.

7:35 a.m.

Daily

4085

12:40 p.m.

1:50 p.m.

Daily

4087

6:55 p.m.

8:05 p.m.

Daily




Chicago O'Hare to Allentown (ORD-ABE)


Flight

Departs

Arrives

Days

4182

4188

9:25 a.m.

3:15 p.m.

12:15 p.m.

6:30 p.m.

Daily

Daily

4202

7:20 p.m.

10:10 p.m.

Daily

*Flight begins June 11, 2010



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

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton to Chicago O'Hare (AVP-ORD)


Flight

Departs

Arrives

Days

4250*

7:00 a.m.

8:00 a.m.

Daily

4153

12:45 p.m.

1:50 p.m.

Daily




Chicago O'Hare to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (ORD-AVP)


Flight

Departs

Arrives

Days

4099

4254

9:35 a.m.

6:55 p.m.

12:20 p.m.

9:45 p.m.

Daily

Daily

*Flight begins June 11, 2010



Double AAdvantage Bonus Offer

Customers can earn double miles flying between Chicago and Allentown and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, beginning today and continuing through Aug. 31, 2010. 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).

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