American Airlines Expands Network, Adds New Shuttle Service


American Airlines reports it is adding more new routes and better connecting opportunities in its 2018 schedule. With the introduction of 52 new nonstop flights and enhanced schedules, customers worldwide will have extended access to the airline’s network.

New Routes in 2018

American Airlines has announced international service to BudapestPrague, and Reykjavik, Iceland, starting this summer. The airline also began selling more than 40 new routes from its nine hubs, including seven routes from Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and eight from Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). On January 22, the airline will offer the newest additions to its 2018 schedule for travel beginning June 7, including:

  • Three routes from PHL to Fort Wayne, Indiana; Oklahoma City; and Pensacola, Florida
  • New service from both Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) and DFW to Panama City, Florida and South Bend, Indiana
  • Service from Chicago's O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Pennsylvania

In total, American will add 52 new nonstop routes to its domestic and international network.


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New Shuttle Between O’Hare and LaGuardia

Beginning April 4, travelers will have a new Shuttle product to fly them between LaGuardia (LGA) and O'Hare International Airport. American Airline's Shuttle will offer hourly flights between the two business centers, giving customers additional flexibility and choice, as well as travel benefits such as dedicated gates, 15 flights per weekday and complimentary beer and wine in the Main Cabin.

American currently operates Shuttle service between LGA and Boston Logan International Airport (BOS); LGA and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA); and DCA and BOS.

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