American Eagle Begins Service Between Martinique and Its San Juan, Puerto Rico Hub

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — American Eagle began nonstop service today between San Juan, Puerto Rico and Fort-de-France, Martinique. The airline will operate flights between the two cities every Sunday, Monday, Thursday and Friday using 64-seat Super-ATR aircraft. “This new service is part of American and American Eagle’s continuing efforts to promote Caribbean tourism and solidify San Juan as the premier Caribbean hub,” said Pedro Fabregas, Director-Sales, Marketing and Planning for American Eagle in the Caribbean, Florida and the Bahamas. “The new flights have been timed to provide convenient connections with American Airlines flights to and from Miami, New York, Boston and throughout the Northeast. Additionally, our new Martinique customers will now have nonstop access to our San Juan hub, providing connecting opportunities on more than 100 flights per day to 39 U.S. and international destinations.” “This is an important day for Martinique and the whole island is glad to see American Eagle returning to the destination,” said Madame Madeleine de Grandmaison, Chairman-Martinique Tourism Authority. “We trust this partnership will be mutually beneficial and we are looking forward to a long- term relationship. Access to the American clientele is crucial to the development of our economy and I deeply appreciate American Eagle resuming service to Martinique.” “We are very pleased that American Eagle is adding this new service to Martinique,” said Fernando J. Bonilla, Secretary of State and Executive Director of the Puerto Rico Ports Authority. “The Luis Munoz Marin International Airport reported a record 10.6 million passengers this fiscal year, and we expect further increases next year as a result of these new flights. The recent investments we’ve made in improving our airport will continue to pay off by attracting airlines such as American Eagle to expand their service to our island.”

The schedule for the new service is as follows (all times local): San Juan to Fort-de-France (SJU-FDF) Flight Departs Arrives Days 5106 12:42 p.m. 2:41 p.m. Sun., Mon., Thu., Fri Fort-de-France to San Juan (FDF-SJU) Flight Departs Arrives Days 5107 3:12 p.m. 5:18 p.m. Sun., Mon., Thu., Fri

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 airline. American, American Eagle and AmericanConnection(R) serve 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 over 135 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation (NYSE:AMR) . American Airlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection, and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc.

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