American Eagle, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, will begin nonstop service between Miami International Airport (MIA) and Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV) on Dec. 13.
American Eagle will operate one daily round trip between the two cities, using its 64-seat ATR72 turbo-prop aircraft.
"We are glad to be able to connect these two beautiful cities," said Ed Criner, President of Executive Airlines, which flies as American Eagle in Florida, the Caribbean, and the Bahamas. "With the addition of the Miami service, American Eagle will serve Savannah from two of our hubs, Miami and Dallas/Fort Worth."
"American Eagle's daily service to Miami allows our local businesses, such as Georgia Ports Authority and JC Bamford Excavators, Ltd, an exceptional alternative for travel to South Florida," said Patrick S. Graham, Executive Director, Savannah/Hilton Head Island International Airport. "Additionally, the proposed schedule is very beneficial for the cruise business passenger."
The schedule for the new service is as follows (all times local):
Miami To Savannah, Ga. (MIA-SAV)
Flight Departs Arrives Days
4951 8:00 p.m. 10:03 p.m. Daily
Savannah, Ga. to Miami (SAV-MIA)
Flight Departs Arrives Days
4952* 8:01 a.m. 10:10 a.m. Daily
*Effective Dec. 14
American Eagle currently serves Savannah with two daily round trips to Dallas/Forth Worth International Airport.
About American Eagle
American Eagle operates more than 1,800 daily flights to more than 160 cities throughout the United States, Canada, the Bahamas, Mexico and the Caribbean on behalf of American Airlines. American Airlines is the world's largest airline. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® airlines serve 250 cities in over 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, 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.
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