July 25, 2011

American Airlines Expands Service in South Florida

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines will expand its presence in South Florida when it adds new service between Fort Lauderdale and Los Angeles (LAX) as well as increase its service to Chicago O'Hare and Dallas/Fort Worth, further demonstrating its commitment to offer the broadest service levels possible to and from its cornerstone cities. Daily departures from Fort Lauderdale will increase by 30 percent to 17 flights next winter.

On Nov. 17, American will add new nonstop service to Los Angeles as well as one additional flight to Chicago. On Feb. 9, American will add another flight to Chicago as well as an additional nonstop to Dallas/Fort Worth. American will operate Boeing 737-800 aircraft on all of these routes.

The new Los Angeles nonstop complements the 10 new cities American added from its West Coast cornerstone last spring when the airline increased its departures from LAX by 28 percent.

The new schedules are as follows:

Fort Lauderdale to Chicago O'Hare

        FLIGHT           DEPARTS          ARRIVES      DAYS
         1247           7:50 a.m.        10:10 a.m.    Daily (Nov. 17)
          564           3:00 p.m.        5:20 p.m.     Daily (Feb. 9)

Chicago O'Hare to Fort Lauderdale

        FLIGHT           DEPARTS          ARRIVES      DAYS
          569          10:00 a.m.        1:55 p.m.     Daily (Nov 17)
         1730           1:40 p.m.        5:35 p.m.     Daily (Feb. 9)

Fort Lauderdale to Dallas/Fort Worth (Begins Feb. 9)

        FLIGHT           DEPARTS           ARRIVES      DAYS
         2075           2:30 p.m.         4:50 p.m.     Daily

Dallas/Fort Worth to Fort Lauderdale (Begins Feb. 9)

        FLIGHT           DEPARTS          ARRIVES      DAYS
         2078          10:00 a.m.        1:35 p.m.     Daily

Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles (Begins Nov. 17)

        FLIGHT           DEPARTS           ARRIVES       DAYS
         1585          11:15 a.m.         2:10 p.m.      Daily

Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale (Begins Nov. 17)

        FLIGHT           DEPARTS          ARRIVES            DAYS
         1584           9:50 p.m.        5:25 a.m.           Daily

About American Airlines

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SOURCE American Airlines