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American Eagle Airlines Launches Nonstop Jet Service From Dallas/Fort Worth to Six Cities

Service Introduced to Two New Destinations in Mexico

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, today launched daily nonstop service from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to six new destinations – including two new cities in Mexico.  

American Eagle celebrated new nonstop service to Mazatlan International Airport in Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico, flying the route with 50-seat Embraer ERJ-145 jet aircraft. Eagle also begins daily nonstop service to Morelia International Airport in Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico, using 44-seat Embraer ERJ-140 jet aircraft.  

"We are pleased to expand American's network in Mexico with flights to and from beautiful Mazatlan and Morelia," said Gary Foss, Vice President of Marketing and Planning for American's regional network. "These daily nonstop flights will link customers from throughout the states of Sinaloa and Michoacan with American's largest hub, offering convenient connections throughout the oneworld® global network."

"The addition of two new destinations from Dallas-Fort Worth is significant," said Gloria Guevara Manzo, Mexico's Tourism Minister. "With these additions American will operate to 18 destinations in our country, further strengthening our nation as a premier international leisure destination."

The schedule between Dallas/Fort Worth and Mazatlan (all times local) is:

Dallas/Fort Worth to Mazatlan (DFW-MZT)

FLIGHT

DEPARTS

ARRIVES

FREQUENCY

2894

11:45 a.m.

1:05 p.m.

Daily




Mazatlan to Dallas/Fort Worth (MZT-DFW)

FLIGHT

DEPARTS

ARRIVES

FREQUENCY

2933

1:55 p.m.

5:20 p.m.

Daily




The schedule between Dallas/Fort Worth and Morelia (all times local) is:

Dallas/Fort Worth to Morelia (DFW-MLM)

FLIGHT

DEPARTS

ARRIVES

FREQUENCY

2997

6:20 p.m.

8:50 p.m.

Daily




Morelia to Dallas/Fort Worth (MLM-DFW)

FLIGHT

DEPARTS

ARRIVES

DAYS

2989*

6:45 a.m.

9:20 a.m.

Daily

*Flight begins June 10, 2011



Together, American Airlines and American Eagle now serve 18 destinations throughout Mexico with more than 300 weekly flights. In addition to Morelia and Mazatlan, other destinations include Acapulco, Aguascalientes, Cancun, Chihuahua, Cozumel, Guadalajara, Leon (Guanajuato), Los Cabos, Mexico City, Monterrey, Puerto Vallarta, San Luis Potosi, Queretaro, Torreon, Veracruz and Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo.

AAdvantage® Double Mile Offer

Customers can earn double miles for travel between Dallas/Fort Worth and Mazatlan and Morelia, beginning today through Aug. 31, 2011. To participate in this promotion, customers need to register prior to travel using promotion code MZT2X (for Mazatlan) or MLM2X (for Morelia). Customers can register and obtain complete offer terms and conditions at www.aa.com/offers. If you are not yet an AAdvantage member, it's easy and free to enroll – just visit www.aa.com/enroll.

New Domestic Service from DFW

Also starting today, American Eagle introduces new daily nonstop service to Durango, Colo., and Grand Island, Neb., operating both routes with 50-seat Embraer jets.

Daily flights to Durango will provide visitors from around the world with greater access to Southwest Colorado, for world-class skiing in the winter or exploring the magnificent San Juan Mountains in the summer.

Two daily nonstop flights to Grand Island's Central Nebraska Regional Airport will offer customers in Hall County and the surrounding communities convenient connections in Dallas/Fort Worth to destinations throughout the American and oneworld global network.

Seasonal service also resumes from Dallas/Fort Worth to Asheville, N.C., with one nonstop per day and from DFW to Montrose, Colo., with two daily nonstops.

About American Eagle

American Eagle operates more than 1,600 daily flights to over 170 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 50 countries with, on average, more than 3,600 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 900 aircraft. American's award-winning website, 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 approximately 900 destinations with more than 9,000 daily flights to 145 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. (NYSE: AMR).

About the AAdvantage® Program

The AAdvantage program was the first frequent flyer program. Established in 1981, the program now has more than 62 million members. Members can earn miles at more than 1,000 participating companies, which include more than 30 hotel chains representing more than 60 brands, more than 20 airlines, eight car-rental companies, 10 financial companies, and over 350 brand name retailers. In addition, members can earn miles when making purchases with one of more than 100 affinity card products in over 40 countries. In 2009, AAdvantage members redeemed more than 150 billion miles to claim more than 6.9 million awards for flights, upgrades and car rentals. For more information and a listing of AAdvantage program participating companies, visit www.aa.com/aadvantage.

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