American Eagle Continues Growth in Mexico
American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, is adding a weekly flight between Miami International Airport and Cozumel International Airport, effective June 2, 2007.
American Eagle will serve the two cities using 64-seat ATR72 turbo-prop aircraft. In response to high demand, the carrier is adding an extra flight on the weekends. Service to Cozumel from Miami began March 2. This is the eighth destination that American Eagle flies to in Mexico, and the first destination to be offered from Miami.
"American and American Eagle are committed to making Miami the premier connecting hub for Latin America," said Peter Dolara, American Airlines Senior Vice President --- Miami, Caribbean and Latin America. "The success of Eagle's first direct route from Miami to Mexico supplements our extensive network throughout the Bahamas, the Caribbean, South and Central America."
"American Eagle is excited to offer this additional route to Cozumel," said Ed Criner, President -- Executive Airlines, which flies as American Eagle in the Caribbean, Florida and the Bahamas. "We'd like to thank the Miami Mexico Tourism Board for their support in making Cozumel one of Mexico's premier tourist destinations."
The schedule for the new service follows (all times local):
Miami to Cozumel (MIA-CZM)
Flight Departs Arrives Days
4951 7:05 p.m. 8:25 p.m. Saturday
Cozumel to Miami (CZM-MIA)
Flight Departs Arrives Days
4952 8:00 a.m. 11:20 a.m. Sunday
About American Eagle
American Eagle is the largest U.S. regional airline, operating more than 1,800 daily flights to more than 160 cities throughout the United States. American Airlines, the world's largest airline, is responsible for Canada, the Bahamas, Mexico and the Caribbean. American, American Eagle and the American Connection® airlines serve 250 cities in more than 40 countries with more than 4,000 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 1,000 aircraft. American's award-winning Web site, AA.com, provides users with easy access to check and book fares, view personalized news, information, and travel offers. American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld® Alliance, bringing together some of the biggest and best names in the airline industry, enabling them to offer their customers more services and benefits than any airline can provide on its own. Together, its members serve nearly 700 destinations in over 140 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. American Airlines, American Eagle, American Connection, AA.com and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. .
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