US Airways To Begin New Service From Charlotte to Oklahoma City and Tulsa
Customers Can Book Travel Beginning March 8 for New Service Launching July 2FORT WORTH, Texas – American Airlines and US Airways today announce the addition of new regional service this summer from Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) to Will Rogers World Airport (OKC) in Oklahoma City and Tulsa International Airport (TUL), adding two new routes to American’s network.
The new service, which begins July 2, will provide customers in Oklahoma with additional access to the combined carrier’s extensive global network, with nonstop connections from Charlotte to destinations throughout the U.S., Europe and Latin America. In Charlotte, American and US Airways offer 645 daily departures to more than 140 destinations in more than 20 countries.
US Airways Express service between Oklahoma City and Charlotte will be operated by regional partner Mesa Airlines with a Bombardier CRJ-900 aircraft on the following twice-daily schedule.
CLT-OKC Service Schedule
- Departs CLT at 11:25 a.m. ET
- Arrives at OKC at 1:06 p.m. CT
- Departs CLT at 6:15 p.m. ET
- Arrives at OKC at 7:58 p.m. CT
- Departs OKC at 1:40 p.m. CT
- Arrives at CLT at 5:14 p.m. ET
- Departs OKC at 7:15 a.m. CT
- Arrives at CLT at 10:49 a.m. ET
US Airways Express service between Tulsa and Charlotte will be operated by wholly owned subsidiary PSA Airlines with a Bombardier CRJ-700 aircraft on the following twice-daily schedule.
CLT-TUL Service Schedule
- Departs CLT at 11:55 a.m. ET
- Arrives at TUL at 1:25 p.m. CT
- Departs CLT at 8:35 p.m. ET
- Arrives at TUL at 9:55 p.m. CT
- Departs TUL at 7:30 a.m. CT
- Arrives at CLT at 10:44 a.m. ET
- Departs TUL at 1:55 p.m. CT
- Arrives at CLT at 5:09 p.m. ET
About American Airlines Group
American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL) is the holding company for American Airlines and US Airways. Together with American Eagle and US Airways Express, the airlines operate an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to 339 destinations in 54 countries from its hubs in Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Washington, D.C. The American Airlines AAdvantage and US Airways Dividend Miles programs allow members to earn and redeem miles for travel and everyday purchases as well as flight upgrades, vacation packages, car rentals, hotel stays and other retail products. American is a founding member of the oneworld® alliance, whose members and members-elect serve 981 destinations with 14,244 daily flights to 151 countries. Connect with American on Twitter @AmericanAir and at Facebook.com/AmericanAirlines, and follow US Airways on Twitter @USAirways and at Facebook.com/USAirways.
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