RDU adds service to Bentonville, Ark.

July 24, 2007

MORRISVILLE -- American Eagle will begin nonstop service to from Raleigh-Durham International Airport to Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport on Nov. 4.

The airline will use 37-seat Embraer ERJ-135 regional jets on the once-daily round trip, which is expected to appeal to business travelers. Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport is in Bentonville, Ark., where Wal-Mart has corporate headquarters. Tyson Foods headquarters is nearby in Springdale, Ark.

The new flight will be the latest nonstop added at RDU recently, including flights to Denver, Kansas City and New Orleans.