American Airlines Debuts Flights From Chicago, Dallas to St. Thomas

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American Airlines has launched new winter service to St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands with the arrival of flights from Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) as of December 21.

Flights from Chicago will serve Cyril E. King International Airport on Saturdays through April 4, 2020. Flights from Dallas-Fort Worth will  operate year-round on Saturdays. 

Utilizing Airbus 319 equipment with a 128-seat capacity, American Airlines No. 1109 departs Chicago at 9:20 a.m., arriving on St. Thomas at 3:59 p.m. The return service AA No. 1109 departs St. Thomas at 5 p.m., landing in Chicago at 8:34 p.m. 

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The Dallas -Fort Worth service, on Boeing 757 aircraft with 176 seats, departs Dallas-Fort Worth on AA No. 1237 at 8:55 a.m., landing on St. Thomas at 3:40 p.m. AA No. 1251 departs St. Thomas at 1:51 p.m., arriving in Dallas-Fort Worth at 5:32 p.m.

This winter, American Airlines also increases capacity to St. Thomas with the addition of a third daily flight between Miami and St. Thomas. The third daily flight, which began earlier this week, operates as a "same-day turn," departing Miami International Airport at 8:35 a.m. and arriving at Cyril E. King International Airport at 12:14 p.m. The return service departs St. Thomas at 1:06 p.m. the same day it arrives, landing in Miami at 3:11 p.m. 

American will also extend Charlotte-St. Croix flights during the holiday period and will serve the island with thrice weekly flights from Miami over the summer. 

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