American Airlines commences 21 US domestic routes

Passengers on the inaugural flight from Hartford Airport in Connecticut were treated to chocolate pops at the inaugural flight ceremony to Los Angeles on 2 June. The 4,054-kilometre link will be served by the oneworld member daily on its 737-800s.

American Airlines commences 21 US domestic routes

Boise celebrated with a ribbon cutting the start of American Airlines’ daily service to Dallas/Fort Worth on 2 June. The 3,044-kilometre link will face no direct competition and be served by the airline’s fleet of A319s.

American Airlines commences 21 US domestic routes

Durango Airport staff celebrated in true style the arrival of American Airlines’ new service from Los Angeles on 2 June. The 1,025-kilometre link will be served weekly (Thursdays) according to OAG Schedules Analyser data, with the city pair facing no incumbents.

  • American Airlines commenced 21 US domestic routes between 2 and 4 June, of which 10 originated from Los Angeles (LAX). The average weekly frequency of the new services is 8.8, with six of the 21 new routes operating at more than a daily rotation. Of the new routes 13 will face direct competition, with some seeing up to four competitors that also offer direct service.
Launched From To Aircraft (WF) Competition (WF)
2 June Charlotte Douglas (CLT) San Jose (SJC) A319 (7)
Chicago O’Hare (ORD) Sacramento (SMF) B738 (14) United Airlines (13)
Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) Boise (BOI) A319 (7)
Bozeman (BZN) CRJ9 (7)
Santa Barbara (SBA)
Los Angeles (LAX) Anchorage (ANC) A319 (7) Alaska Airlines (14)
Hartford (BDL) B738 (8)
Kansas City (MCI) A319 (7) Southwest Airlines (21),
Delta Air Lines (13),
Spirit Airlines (7)
Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) A319 (14) Delta Air Lines (52),
Sun Country Airlines (18),
United Airlines (13),
Spirit Airlines (7)
New Orleans (MSY) B738 (7) Delta Air Lines (20),
Southwest Airlines (14),
Spirit Airlines (7),
United Airlines (7)
Omaha (OMA) A319 (7) Southwest Airlines (7)
Portland (PDX) E175 (21) Alaska Airlines (52),
Delta Air Lines (34),
Southwest Airlines (13),
Spirit Airlines (7)
Seattle-Tacoma (SEA) EQV (35) Alaska Airlines (95),
Delta Air Lines (69),
Virgin American (19),
Spirit Airlines (14),
United Airlines (14)
Phoenix (PHX) Redmond (RDM) CRJ7 (7)
Washington Reagan (DCA) Martha’s Vineyard (MVY) CRJ2 (9)
Nantucket (ACK) CRJ2 (10) JetBlue Airways (3)
3 June New York LaGuardia (LGA) Martha’s Vineyard (MVY) CRJ2 (3) Delta Air Lines (1)
4 June Los Angeles (LAX) Durango (DRO) E175 (1)
New York LaGuardia (LGA) Bangor (BGR) CRJ2 (2) Delta Air Lines (24)
Myrtle Beach (MYR) Spirit Airlines (14),
Delta Air Lines (4)
Nantucket (ACK) E170 (3) Delta Air Lines (1)
Source: OAG Schedules Analyser data for w/c 7 June 2016.

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