American Eagle Begins Service Between New York-JFK and Baltimore-Washington

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, will add nonstop service between New York John F. Kennedy International Airport and Baltimore- Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, beginning April 3, 2006. American Eagle will operate one daily round-trip flight between the two cities using 37-seat Embraer 135 regional jet aircraft.

“This new service continues to expand American’s presence on the East Coast and will give travelers from Baltimore and Washington convenient connections to American’s broad international route structure from New York- JFK,” said American Eagle president Peter Bowler.

“As JFK’s and New York’s largest airline, American and American Eagle continue to meet, and exceed, the traveling demands of all New Yorkers,” said Rep. Gregory W. Meeks (D-N.Y.), whose district includes John F. Kennedy Airport. “This new service to and from Baltimore further expands American’s domestic presence at JFK and complements American Eagle’s many flights into the Washington, D.C. region from JFK and LaGuardia Airports; linking the world’s financial center to the world’s most powerful city.”

“American Eagle’s decision to institute regional jet service between Baltimore and JFK is a very positive move for the economic growth of our region,” said Rep. Ben Cardin. (D-Md.) “American recognizes that BWI-Thurgood Marshall Airport is a premier airport, providing passengers with easy access to both Washington and Baltimore.”

The schedule for the new service is as follows (all times local):

New York JFK to Baltimore-Washington (JFK-BWI)
Flight Departs Arrives
4542 4:10 p.m. 5:21 p.m.

Baltimore-Washington to New York JFK (BWI-JFK)
Flight Departs Arrives
4541 2:00 p.m. 3:07 p.m.

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 3,900 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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