American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, today began nonstop service between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT).
American Eagle operates the service with 50-seat Embraer ERJ-145 jets.
"American Eagle is proud to serve the Western Slope of Colorado," said American Eagle President and CEO Peter Bowler. "This new service will make visiting the beautiful leisure and adventure destinations in the area much more convenient."
"This is a great day for Grand Junction and the entire Western Slope region. The American Eagle service from Grand Junction Regional Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth, in conjunction with American Airlines, offers Western Slope residents a major gateway to the world. We are thrilled to welcome American Eagle to our community and look forward to a long, mutually beneficial partnership," said Doug Simons, Grand Junction Regional Airport Board Chairman.
"The Grand Junction Visitor and Convention Bureau is thrilled to expand our partnership with the airport to include American Airlines. American Airlines is a well respected airline and with their daily flights in and out of the Grand Junction Regional Airport it will open up a new tourism market for Grand Junction and Grand Valley," said Debbie Kovalik, Executive Director - Grand Junction Visitor & Convention Bureau.
The schedule for the flight between Dallas/Fort Worth and Grand Junction, Colo. (all times local):
Dallas/Fort Worth to Grand Junction, Colo. (DFW-GJT)
Flight Departs Arrives Days
3561 11:10 a.m. 12:30 p.m. Daily
3545 5:45 p.m. 7:05 p.m. Daily
Grand Junction, Colo. to Dallas/Fort Worth (GJT-DFW)
Flight Departs Arrives Days
3546* 6:55 a.m. 10:00 a.m. Daily
3560 1:05 p.m. 4:10 p.m. Daily
*Service begins April 8, 2008
About American Eagle
American Eagle operates over 1,700 daily flights to more than 150 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. AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection, AA.com, We know why you fly and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. .
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