Appleton to Charlotte takes off; big for connections over NC hub

Appleton to Charlotte

Appleton to Charlotte takes off; big for connections over NC hub (4)

American launched Appleton – Charlotte on 5 November, with the daily service operated by Embraer 175s.

American began Appleton (WI) – Charlotte on 5 November.

Operating daily, the 1,194-kilometre service uses 76-seat Embraer 175s.  The inaugural flight had 59 passengers for a seat load factor of 78%.

Appleton – Charlotte had 8,300 point-to-point passengers in 2019, booking data from OAG Traffic Analyser shows.

The Wisconsin city was Charlotte’s largest unserved and closest route with 8,000+ passengers.

If Green Bay – 35 miles away from Appleton – is included, P2P traffic rises to almost 18,000.

Of course, Appleton – Charlotte is all about connectivity, with over 50 two-way connections available over the NC hub, OAG Connections Analyser reveals.

“Many of our customers this morning are reuniting with family and friends, which validates our vision to seamlessly connect northeast Wisconsin to what matters most”, said Abe Weber, Airport Director at Appleton International.

All aboard!  Will Livsey cuts the ribbon as the first passenger on Appleton – Charlotte. Livsey, Consultant with Cirium, is seen with Abe Weber, Airport Director, Appleton International (left), and Patrick Tracey, Marketing Manager, Appleton International (right).


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