American Eagle launches new route to Wilmington in North Carolina

Expressing delight at linking Wilmington, and the white sand beaches of the Cape Fear Coast, with American Airline’s cornerstone Chicago hub: New Hanover County Chairman Jonathan Barfield; Paige Teel, Manager Business Development & Sales at American Eagle Airlines and Dale Morris, Managing Director, American Airlines; and Bill Saffo, Mayor of Willmington, watched (far right) by Jon Rosborough Wilmington Airport director.

Dale Morris, Managing Director, American Airlines, leads Wilmington’s civic leaders in the ribbon cutting.

  • American Eagle, the regional subsidiary of American Airlines, added a new destination to its network on 2 July. The airline now flies to Wilmington, NC (ILM) from its Chicago O’Hare (ORD) hub. The 1,225-kilometre route is operated twice-daily with 44-seat ERJ140 aircraft. Other airlines serving Wilmington are US Airways (Charlotte, Philadelphia, New York LaGuardia and Washington Reagan), Delta (Atlanta) and Allegiant Air (Orlando Sanford).

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