American Eagle Announces Increased Service at Miami Hub

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, today announced increased nonstop service between Miami International Airport (MIA) and 10 additional cities throughout the American Airlines network, beginning Nov. 18.

The airline will also introduce two new daily nonstop flights from Miami to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) on Nov. 18. This is in addition to previously-announced new service between Miami and Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV) in Gainesville, Fla., that begins Oct. 1.

"As American and our regional partner American Eagle continue to expand service to more than 300 daily departures from Miami, we are solidifying the hub as the premier gateway to the Americas," said Peter Dolara, American's Senior Vice President based in Miami. "These flights not only offer more options for the traveling public, but will help boost Greater Miami's economy, including tourism and business development."

"As we prepare for the opening of the new home for American Eagle in Miami, these additional flights confirm the importance of our new facility to the continued growth of American Eagle and Miami International Airport," said Jose Abreu, Miami-Dade Aviation Director.

The schedule for new flights between Miami and Cleveland (all times local) is:

Miami to Cleveland (MIA-CLE)

Cleveland to Miami (CLE-MIA)

This winter, American Eagle will offer increased daily flights to the following destinations from Miami:

New Terminal Opening Soon

Just in time for the busy winter travel season, American Eagle will soon complete construction and move into its new location in the North Terminal of Miami International Airport.

A state-of-the-art facility housing both American and American Eagle, the new terminal currently offers customers improved check-in and domestic baggage claim. Later this month, American Eagle will complete the transition from its current departure lounge located at gate D35 to its new departure areas at gates D53, D55 and D60.

"We are excited to be moving into this beautiful new facility in the coming weeks," said Pedro Fabregas, President of American Eagle's operations in Miami and the Caribbean. "The new terminal will not only offer our customers a much more comfortable and enjoyable travel experience, but will provide convenient connections to cities throughout the American Airlines global network."

About American Eagle

American 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 website,, 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, We know why you fly and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. (NYSE: AMR).

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