|AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES ANNOUNCES SCHEDULE FOR NEW JET SERVICE FROM AVP|
For Immediate Release
October 8, 2009
Barry J. Centini, (570) 602-2000
Avoca, PA - American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, begins nonstop jet service with two daily flights between the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) on June 10, 2010.
American Eagle will operate the new service with 50-seat Embraer ERJ-145 jets.
"We're delighted to launch these new flights to Pennsylvania," said Gary Foss, Vice President - Planning and Marketing, AA Regional Network.
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton to Chicago O'Hare (AVP-ORD):
Chicago O'Hare to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (ORD-AVP):
* Flight begins June 11, 2010
merican Eagle operates over 1,500 daily flights to nearly 160 cities throughout the United States, Canada, the Bahamas, Mexico and the Caribbean on behalf of American Airlines. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® airlines serve 250 cities in 40 countries with, on average, more than 3,400 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 900 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.
For more information, contact American Airlines online at www.aa.com.
About Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport: