American Airlines to Resume Seasonal Nonstop Service From New York to Rome on April 3

NEW YORK, March 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — American Airlines will link the “City That Never Sleeps” with the “Eternal City” when it resumes seasonal nonstop service from New York’s Kennedy International Airport to Rome, Italy, on Sunday, April 3.

American will fly the JFK-Rome route daily through October using Boeing 767 aircraft configured with 30 spacious Business Class seats and 189 seats in the Main Cabin. Rome is one of five key European destinations American serves nonstop from New York, along with Brussels, London, Paris and Zurich.

“There’s perhaps no more exciting city in the world than New York and no place more timeless than Rome, and American’s nonstop service brings these two unique destinations within hours of each other,” said Tom Gleason, Eastern Regional Vice President for Sales at American. “Along with the convenience, American also offers AAdvantage travel reward miles, great in-flight service and affordable fares.”

Here is American’s schedule between New York Kennedy and Rome:

New York JFK to Rome
Flight Departs Arrives Operates
236 5:00 p.m. 7:15 a.m. Daily, effective April 3
(next day)

Rome to New York JFK
Flight Departs Arrives Operates
235 10:35 a.m. 2:05 p.m. Daily, effective April 4
(same day)

In flight, passengers will enjoy American’s award-winning International Flagship Service, featuring a selection of dining, beverage and entertainment options. In addition, Business Class passengers will have access to a number of other amenities for use at their convenience, including powerports at each seat. Powerports are available in the Main Cabin at selected seats.

On the ground, customers traveling to and from Kennedy Airport will soon experience American Airlines new $1.1 billion terminal. The new terminal will cover nearly 1.4 million square feet, providing passengers with the newest, most convenient and spacious terminal at JFK.

Along with its service to Rome and other European destinations, American offers nonstop flights from JFK to 17 destinations in Latin America, Mexico and the Caribbean, as well as to Bermuda and Tokyo. American’s regional affiliate, American Eagle, provides nonstop service from JFK to Halifax, Nova Scotia and Montreal, and will begin nonstop flights to Toronto in July.

Travelers can check schedules and fares and book flights by visiting AA.com. Book travel and purchase your ticket on AA.com and earn up to 1,000 AAdvantage(R) bonus miles. There are no online booking fees. In addition, on AA.com you’ll find the absolute lowest fares available for American Airlines, American Eagle and AmericanConnection(R) flights — guaranteed. For lowest- fare guarantee terms and conditions, visit http://www.aa.com/guarantee .

For an additional $5 per ticket, travel arrangements can also be made by calling American’s reservations number at 1-800-433-7300 (en espanol 1-800-633-3711) within the United States and Canada. Outside the United States and Canada, call the local reservations number. For an additional $10 per ticket, travel arrangements can be made at an American Airlines Travel Center or Airport Ticket Office.

About American Airlines

American Airlines is the world’s largest airline. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection(R) regional airlines 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 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 over 135 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation (NYSE:AMR) .

AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection, AA.com, AAdvantage and Net SAAvers & Special Offers are marks of American Airlines, Inc.

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