American Airlines Group, Inc.

American Airlines Adds New Service to Destinations in Mexico and South America

March 27, 2018
New international routes from Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles and Miami

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American Airlines has a rich and robust history serving Mexico, the Caribbean and Latin America (MCLA). And American is continuing to grow its presence in the region with the addition of four new destinations. Next winter, customers looking for history, culture and warm climate will have access to three new cities in South America: Georgetown, Guyana (GEO); Pereira, Colombia (PEI) and Cordoba, Argentina (COR); and one new city in Mexico: Oaxaca (OAX).

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American is also introducing service to Buenos Aires, Argentina (EZE), from its West Coast hub at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), making American the first and only airline to offer nonstop service between these two major cities. 

“We’re creating a world-class customer experience and as the largest U.S. carrier in Mexico and South America, we are committed to offering more choices with the best schedules for our customers in the region,” said Vasu Raja, vice president, Network and Schedule Planning. “As we look to strengthen our network, we’re excited to add more nonstop flights to places like Buenos Aires, maximizing connections across our network.”

The new routes will be available for sale starting in April.

New Routes:

      Route     Aircraft     On Sale     Flights Begin
  LAX-EZE   Boeing 787-9   April 2   Dec. 19
  DFW-OAX   Embraer E175   April 2   Dec. 19
  MIA-GEO   Airbus A319   April 2   Dec. 20
  MIA-PEI   Airbus A319   April 17   Dec. 20
  MIA-COR   Boeing 767-300   May 7   Apr. 2, 2019
  All routes are subject to government approval.
               

American also recently announced new service between its hub at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Mexico City (MEX) beginning July 5, which will enhance trans-Atlantic connectivity from Mexico. By expanding its footprint in MCLA with these new routes, American will offer up to 270 flights per day to the region.

About American Airlines Group
American Airlines and American Eagle offer an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to nearly 350 destinations in more than 50 countries. American has hubs in Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Washington, D.C. American is a founding member of the oneworld alliance, whose members and members-elect serve nearly 1,000 destinations with 14,250 daily flights to 150 countries. Shares of American Airlines Group Inc. trade on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol AAL. In 2015, its stock joined the S&P 500 index. Connect with American on Twitter @AmericanAir and at Facebook.com/AmericanAirlines.

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A route map accompanying this announcement is available at http://resource.globenewswire.com/Resource/Download/0ca81beb-e7ed-4001-9edb-2620d1f6d764

Source: American Airlines Group, Inc.