American Airlines launches six new connections from hubs

Celebrating the inaugural route launch between Philadelphia to Bologna Airport on 06 June were senior representatives from both American Airlines and Bologna Airport. Among those present to cut the cake was (from second-left) Angelo Camilletti, Sales Manager, American Airlines; Nazareno Ventola, CEO of AdB and Enrico Postacchini, President of AdB,

  • American Airlines launched six new routes from four bases between 06 and 08 June, with two of the more significant services being between Philadelphia (PHL) to Bologna (BLQ) and Berlin Tegel (TXL) on 06 June. According to OAG Schedules Analyser the Berlin Tegel route will operate four times a week to cover the 6,513 kilometre distance and will utilise a fleet of B767 aircraft, connecting both cities. The carriers Philadelphia to Bologna route will operate four times a week covering a distance of 6,795-kilometres. In addition to this route the airline also launched Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) to Munich (MUC) on 07 June. The daily service will cover a distance of 8,552-kilometres and will use the carriers state-of-the-art B787 aircraft.  On 08 June, three new services were launched with the first being Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) to Santo Domingo Las Americas (SDQ). This route will cover a distance of 3,162-kilometres and operate once a week using a B738. Furthermore, Charlotte Douglas (CLT) to Santo Domingo Las Americas (SDQ) also commenced operations with an A320 aircraft to operate the sector on Saturdays. Lastly, an exciting route from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Aruba (AUA) also began, utilising a fleet of B738 aircraft to cover the nonstop 3,164-kilometre sector distance. All of American’s newest routes currently face no competition from any other carriers.

American Airlines connected Aerodom’s Santo Domingo Las Américas International Airport with Dallas/Fort Worth and Charlotte Douglas on 8 June, starting weekly flights to both US hubs.

Present from American Airlines at AUA’s ribbon cutting ceremony was Nelson Cortes, Station Manager, as well as local government and airport authorities, including Dangui Oduber, Aruba’s Minister of Tourism;, James Fazio, AAA CEO; Ronella Tjin Asjoe-Croes, Aruba Tourism Authority CEO and Tisa LaSorte, Aruba Hotel and Tourism Association President and CEO.

Launched From To Aircraft (WF) Competition (WF)
 
06 June
 
Philadelphia (PHL)
 
Bologna (BLQ) B767 (4)  
Berlin Tegel (TXL) B767 (4)  
07 June  
Dallas Fort Worth (DFW)
Munich (MUC) B787 (7)  
08 June Santo Domingo Las Americas (SDQ) B738 (1)  
08 June Charlotte Douglas (CLT) Santo Domingo Las Americas (SDQ) A320 (1)  
La Guardia Airport (LGA) Aruba Airport (AUA) B738 (1)  
Source: OAG Schedules Analyser w/c  04 May. WF = Weekly frequencies.

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