Sandy Beach or Snowy Peak … American Eagle Takes You There; Announcing New Jet Service From Chicago to Both Nassau and Colorado Springs

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — American Eagle, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, will add daily nonstop jet service between Chicago O’Hare International Airport and both Nassau, Bahamas, and Colorado Springs, Colo., beginning June 9. American Eagle will operate one round-trip flight between Chicago and Nassau and two round-trip Chicago- Colorado Springs flights using 70-seat Canadair CRJ-700 jets.

“We’re pleased to provide the only daily nonstop service from Chicago to Nassau, which becomes the 21st international destination to be served by American or American Eagle from O’Hare,” said American Eagle President Peter Bowler. “Our new service to Colorado Springs will complement American’s flights to other Colorado destinations, including daily service to Denver and seasonal service to Vail Eagle and Montrose.”

The flights have been timed to provide both Chicago customers, as well as those from other Midwest cities, with convenient schedules and are offered at competitive prices.

The schedule for the new service is as follows (all times local):
Chicago to Nassau (ORD-NAS)
Flight Departs Arrives
4467 12:40 p.m. 5:00 p.m.

Nassau to Chicago (NAS-ORD)
Flight Departs Arrives
4468 5:45 p.m. 8:09 p.m.

Chicago to Colorado Springs (ORD-COS)
Flight Departs Arrives
4457 12:04 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
4461 6:43 p.m. 8:15 p.m.

Colorado Springs to Chicago (COS-ORD)
Flight Departs Arrives
4460* 8:15 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
4458 2:10 p.m. 5:30 p.m.

American Eagle is the only regional airline at O’Hare to offer its customers easy and convenient jetbridge boarding for all flights.

About American Eagle

American Eagle is the largest U.S. regional airline, operating over 1,700 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,, 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 600 destinations in 135 countries and territories. American Airlines and American Eagle are units of the AMR Corporation (NYSE:AMR) .

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