American Airlines (Dallas/Fort Worth) will launch 17 additional frequencies between the United States and Brazil beginning this fall.
Beginning October 1, American will launch a second daily flight between New York’s Kennedy Airport and Sao Paulo. On November 15, American will convert its daily Miami to Salvador flight, with continuing service to Recife, from one-stop service to nonstop service five days per week between Miami and both Recife and Salvador. American will also increase its current one daily nonstop flight between Miami and Rio de Janeiro to two daily nonstops on December 15.
Below are the schedules for the new services (all times shown are local):
|New York-JFK||Sao Paulo||967||10 a.m.||8:45 p.m.||Daily|
|Sao Paulo||New York-JFK||966||7:40 a.m.||4:35 p.m.||Daily|
|Miami||Recife||221||11 p.m.||9:20 a.m.||Daily except
Thursday and Sunday
|Recife||Miami||220||10:40 a.m.||5:10 p.m.||Daily except
Friday and Monday
|Miami||Salvador||239||11:25 p.m.||10:25 a.m.||Daily except
Tuesday and Saturday
|Salvador||Miami||238||11:50 a.m.||4:50 p.m.||Daily except
Wednesday and Sunday
|Miami||Rio de Janeiro||901||8:25 p.m.||8 a.m.||Daily|
|Rio de Janeiro||Miami||990||11:15 p.m.||5:15 a.m.||Daily|
In June, American increased weekly flights between Dallas/Fort Worth and Sao Paulo from seven times per week to 12 times per week and increased flights from Miami to Brasilia and Belo Horizonte from five and three times per week, respectively, to daily. American also launched new service between its Miami hub and Manaus, its seventh destination in Brazil, on June 14.
With the most service between North America and Brazil, American serves Brazil from Miami to Belo Horizonte, Brasilia, Manaus, Recife, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador and Sao Paulo; from New York – Kennedy to Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo; and from Dallas/Fort Worth to Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo. In total, American offers nearly 800 weekly flights to more than 40 cities throughout Latin America, including Mexico, Central and South America.
In addition, the Dallas/Fort Worth – Sao Paulo flight will be the first to feature the newest addition to American’s fleet, the Boeing 777-300 ER, this December.
Copyright Photo: Ken Petersen. Boeing 767-323 ER N389AA arrives at New York (JFK).