Daily Nonstop Flights to Veracruz and Queretaro Begin Feb. 10, 2011
FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, has received government approval to begin daily nonstop jet service from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) to two new destinations in Mexico. Beginning Feb. 10, Eagle will introduce daily flights to General Heriberto Jara International Airport (VER) in Veracruz, using 50-seat Embraer ERJ-145 jet aircraft; and Queretaro International Airport (QRO) in Queretaro, using 37-seat Embraer ERJ-135 jets.
"American Eagle is pleased to offer our customers two new destinations in Mexico," said Gary Foss, Vice President Planning and Marketing for the AA Regional Network. "These daily nonstop flights will link customers from throughout Central Mexico and the Gulf Coast region with American's largest hub, offering convenient connections throughout American's global network."
Veracruz is Mexico's oldest and largest port city, catering to tourist and business travelers alike. Queretaro is a thriving inland community, dominated by manufacturing, commerce and tourism.
With 14 total daily flights to Mexico, Eagle also serves Aguascalientes, Leon (Guanajuato), Chihuahua, Guadalajara, San Luis Potosi and Torreon.
The schedule between Dallas/Fort Worth and Veracruz (all times local) is:
Dallas/Fort Worth to Veracruz (DFW-VER)
Veracruz to Dallas/Fort Worth (VER-DFW)
*Flight begins Feb. 11, 2011
The schedule between Dallas/Fort Worth and Queretaro (all times local) is:
Dallas/Fort Worth to Queretaro (DFW-QRO)
Queretaro to Dallas/Fort Worth (QRO-DFW)
Together, American Airlines and American Eagle serve 15 destinations throughout Mexico with 50 daily flights. Pending regulatory approvals, American also plans to codeshare with Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air later this year, offering service from the West Coast to nine destinations in Mexico.
American Eagle is offering introductory fares to celebrate this new service to Mexico log on to www.aa.com today.
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 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 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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