American Eagle Expands International Reach With New Service Between Dallas/Fort Worth and Chihuahua, Mexico

The ‘Lady of the Desert’ Becomes American Eagle’s Seventh Destination in Mexico

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — American Eagle announced today that beginning May 1 the carrier will add daily nonstop service between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and the city of Chihuahua, Mexico. The carrier will operate one flight each day with its popular, state-of-the-art 50-seat ERJ-145 regional jets.

“As American continues its international growth, American Eagle is extending its reach into Mexico,” said Peter Bowler, President-American Eagle. “Our new service will provide travelers in both countries more flexibility and options.”

The city of Chihuahua, capital of the largest state in Mexico and known affectionately as the “Lady of the Desert,” sits in one of northern Mexico’s largest industrial areas and has almost a quarter of a million inhabitants.

The new flights are now available for sale. The schedule for the new service is as follows (all times local):

Dallas/Fort Worth to Chihuahua (DFW-CUU)

Flight Departs Arrives Days
3409 6:56 p.m. 7:45 p.m. Daily, effective May 1

Chihuahua to Dallas/Fort Worth (CUU-DFW)

Flight Departs Arrives Days
3408 7:41 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Daily, effective May 2

American Airlines has been serving Mexico for more than 60 years, since it began flying in 1942 from Dallas/Fort Worth to Monterrey with continuing service to Mexico City.

With the addition of Chihuahua, American and American Eagle combined will offer more than 280 flights a week to the United States from 13 cities in Mexico – Acapulco, Aguascalientes, Cancun, Chihuahua, Cozumel, Guadalajara, Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo, Leon, Los Cabos, Mexico City, Monterrey, Puerto Vallarta and Torreon.

About American Eagle

American Eagle is the largest U.S. regional airline, operating over 1,600 daily flights to more than 140 cities throughout the United States, Canada, the Bahamas, Mexico and the Caribbean on behalf of American Airlines. American Airlines is the world’s largest carrier. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection(R) regional carriers serve more than 250 cities in over 40 countries with more than 3,800 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 1,000 aircraft. American’s award-winning Web site, AA.com, provides users with easy access to check and book fares, plus personalized news, information and travel offers. American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld(SM) Alliance, which brings together some of the best and biggest names in the airline business, enabling them to offer their customers more services and benefits than any airline can provide on its own. Together, its members serve more than 575 destinations in 135 countries and territories. American Airlines and American Eagle are units of the AMR Corporation.

Current AMR Corp. (NYSE:AMR) news releases can be accessed via the Internet on http://www.aa.com/ .

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