6 May 2014
American Airlines, together with US Airways, said it has announced the addition of eight new domestic routes from its hubs in Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Philadelphia and Phoenix, providing customers increased access to the combined airline´s global network.
Scheduled to launch this fall, the new routes include service to five destinations in the Midwest, including Bismarck, North Dakota, a new destination for the combined carrier.
Beginning Sept. 3, 2014, customers in Grand Rapids, Michigan (GRR) will have access to twice-daily nonstop regional service to both Charlotte and Philadelphia. These routes will be operated as US Airways Express with Bombardier CRJs.
The remaining routes will launch Oct. 2 and include service between: Charlotte and Evansville, Indiana (EVV), operated three times per day as US Airways Express with a Bombardier CRJ; Charlotte and Fort Wayne, Indiana (FWA), operated daily as US Airways Express with a Bombardier CRJ; Chicago and Bismarck (BIS), operated daily as American Eagle with an Embraer ERJ-145; Dallas/Fort Worth and Bismarck, operated daily as American Eagle with an Embraer ERJ-145; Philadelphia and Fort Wayne, Indiana, operated twice-daily as US Airways Express with a Bombardier CRJ; and Phoenix and Cleveland (CLE), operated daily by US Airways with an Airbus A320.
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