American Airlines (Dallas/Fort Worth) has been awarded tentative Los Angeles-Sao Paulo authority. AA has applauded the Show Cause Order announced by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), tentatively awarding American with route authority and frequencies to begin service this fall from Los Angeles to Sao Paulo.
LAX currently has no nonstop service to Brazil by a U.S. carrier.
American currently serves Brazil from Miami to Belo Horizonte, Brasilia, Manaus, Recife, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador and Sao Paulo; from New York to Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo; and from Dallas/Fort Worth to Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo.
Copyright Photo: Ken Petersen/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 767-323 ER N369AA (msn 25196) prepares to land at New York (JFK).
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