American Eagle to Begin Service Between Cleveland and New York JFK; New Service Provides Connections to International Destinations

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — American Eagle announced today that it will offer daily round-trip flights between Cleveland Hopkins International Airport and New York John F. Kennedy International Airport beginning June 9, providing customers with a convenient schedule at competitive prices. The carrier will operate the flight using its 50-seat Embraer ERJ-145 jet.

“Kennedy Airport is an important international gateway for American Airlines,” said American Eagle President Peter Bowler, “and our new flight from Cleveland will arrive in time for easy connections to American’s Brussels, Zurich, London and Paris flights, as well as its flights to Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.”

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

Cleveland to New York JFK (STL-CLE)

Flight Departs Arrives
4450 3:30 p.m. 5:10 p.m.

New York JFK to Cleveland (CLE-STL)

Flight Departs Arrives
4451 5:50 p.m. 7:38 p.m.

Passengers flying to Kennedy Airport will enjoy American Airlines’ new $1.1 billion terminal. Phase one of the new terminal project is expected to open in early June. The new terminal will eventually provide 36 gates, 19 of them for international arrivals, and cover nearly 1.4 million square feet.

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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