American Airlines and American Eagle Launch 16 New Routes This Week

FORT WORTH , Texas, Dec. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines and its regional partner, American Eagle, today began launching 16 new routes, both domestic and international. All are part of announced schedule changes that take effect today, Dec. 13 . Some of the new routes that operate less-than-daily frequencies will operate their first flights later this week.

"These new routes represent significant increases in the scope of our network," said Henry Joyner , American's Senior Vice President - Planning. "We're committed to providing our customers with important new choices, as well as operating routes that make the most sense for our airline."

Here is a list of the new routes starting this week, along with type of aircraft -- all services are daily unless otherwise noted:

About American Airlines

American Airlines is the world's largest airline. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection(R) 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,, 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(R) 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 nearly 700 destinations in over 140 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, the AmericanConnection(R) airlines, and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. (NYSE: AMR)

SOURCE American Airlines