American Eagle starts New York LaGuardia-Charlotte

American Eagle Airlines (Dallas/Fort Worth) yesterday (August 24) launched three daily nonstop flights between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT). Eagle is flying the route with Bombardier CRJ700 regional jet aircraft.

All of American Eagle’s existing fleet of 25 CRJ700 aircraft have been outfitted with a premium cabin, and the airline has also begun taking delivery of 22 new two-class CRJ700s, with all the new jets arriving by the end of second quarter 2011.

Copyright Photo: Brian McDonough. Bombardier CRJ700 (CL-600-2C10) N520DC (msn 10140) prepares to land at Washington (Reagan National).