American Airlines applies for DFW-Rio de Janeiro authority

American Airlines (Dallas/Fort Worth) has applied to the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for authority to fly nonstop from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) to Rio de Janeiro (GIG) three times a week beginning on November 18, 2010.

American will fly the route using Boeing 767-300 aircraft configured with 28 Business Class and 191 Economy Class seats.

Here is the proposed schedule:

From DFW to GIG (Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays)
Depart: 7:45 p.m.
Arrive: 10:25 a.m. (next day)

From GIG TO DFW (Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays)
Depart: 11:15 p.m.
Arrive: 6:25 a.m. (next day)

Copyright Photo: Arnd Wolf. American’s Boeing 767-323 ER N395AN (msn 29432) in the Oneworld Alliance motif arrives back at the MIA hub.