American Eagle Begins Jet Service Between Columbia and Dallas/Fort Worth

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — American Eagle, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, will add nonstop service between Columbia Metropolitan Airport (Columbia, S.C.) and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport beginning Oct. 30. American Eagle will operate three daily round-trip flights between the two cities using 50-seat Embraer ERJ-145 jets.

“We’re pleased to be able to add nonstop service from Dallas/Fort Worth to Columbia as part of our expansion into the Southeast market,” said American Eagle President Peter Bowler. “Columbia travelers will now have access to convenient connections to hundreds of flights bound for dozens of destinations in the Southwest, California and Mexico through AA’s Dallas/Fort Worth hub.”

“American Eagle’s announcement is great news for Columbia residents and visitors to our area,” said U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC). “I’m thrilled that people will soon have more opportunities to visit South Carolina.”

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

Columbia to Dallas/Fort Worth (CAE-DFW)
Flight Departs Arrives
3410* 6:42 a.m. 8:37 a.m.
3390 12:59 p.m. 2:55 p.m.
3444 4:45 p.m. 6:41 p.m.
*Effective Oct. 31

Dallas/Fort Worth to Columbia (DFW-CAE)
Flight Departs Arrives
3411 9:05 a.m. 12:25 p.m.
3373 12:43 p.m. 4:04 p.m.
3473 6:55 p.m. 10:19 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 3,800 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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