American Airlines spread its wings to seize European network

Published on : Saturday, January 5, 2019

American Airlines is spreading its wings to the European network coming summer with nine new routes designed to meet customer demand.

CLT: Daily year-round service to Munich Airport (MUC)
DFW: Daily summer seasonal service to Dublin Airport (DUB) and to MUC
ORD: Daily summer seasonal service to Athens International Airport (ATH) in Greece
PHL: Daily summer seasonal service to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) in Scotland; new summer seasonal service to Berlin-Tegel Airport (TXL), Bologna

Guglielmo Marconi Airport (BLQ) in Italy and Dubrovnik Airport (DBV) in Croatia

Guglielmo Marconi Airport (BLQ) in Italy and Dubrovnik Airport (DBV) in Croatia

Furthermore, keeping in mind the current fuel and competitive environment, American will hang up service between O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago and Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) in October and look for a dormancy waiver from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for the route authority. Also, American will decrease service between ORD and Narita International Airport (NRT) in Japan from daily to three days every week, effectual in December.

Also, American will add three new places to its network with the introduction of service between Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and TXL, BLQ and DBV next summer.

 

These seasonal flights will be functional from June through September on Boeing 767 aircraft, showcasing lie-flat business class seats, Cole Haan amenity kits and chef-designed meals with high-quality wines.

American will take away nonstop ORD–PVG service from its agenda in October and look for a dormancy waiver from the DOT to authorize a return to the market once situation gets better. The last westbound flight will be Oct. 26 and the last eastbound flight will be Oct. 27.

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