American Eagle, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, will begin nonstop jet service between Milwaukee and Sawyer, Mich., beginning Dec. 13.
American Eagle will operate one daily round trip between the two cities, using a 50-seat Embraer jet.
"American Eagle is proud to offer the only nonstop jet service to Sawyer International Airport," said Peter Bowler, President and CEO of American Eagle. "Our Upper Peninsula customers have the opportunity to connect to anywhere in the world that American Airlines or its oneworld® partners fly to with this new Milwaukee service and our existing Chicago service."
"On behalf of all the citizens of Marquette County, I would like to say thanks to the leadership at American Eagle Airlines for taking advantage of an opportunity to provide service to another major large-hub airport in the Great Lakes Region," said Keith Kaspari, Airport Manager at Sawyer International Airport.
The schedule for the new service is as follows (all times local):
Milwaukee To Sawyer, Mich. (MKE-MQT)
Flight Departs Arrives Days
4096 8:00 p.m. 10:05 p.m. Daily; except Saturday
Sawyer, Mich. To Milwaukee (MQT-MKE)
Flight Departs Arrives Days
4104 7:15 a.m. 7:15 a.m. Daily; except Saturday
American Eagle also has a heavy maintenance base located at the Sawyer International Airport that services its Embraer aircraft and has over 200 employees.
American Eagle will also discontinue service between Madison, Wis., and Marquette, Mich., on Dec. 13.
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. AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection, AA.com and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. .
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