American Airlines made this announcement:
This summer, American Airlines and its partners are making it even easier for customers to see the stars at night that are big and bright, deep in the heart of Texas. American, the largest airline in Texas, is adding 10 new, returning and seasonal routes to Texas’ capital city, connecting Austin with the world and the world with Austin. American is also introducing four new codeshare routes with West Coast International Alliance partner Alaska Airlines for flights beginning May 6. The new Austin service and new codeshare routes will be available for purchase March 15.
Year-round service to seven cities
With the anticipated increase in business travel this summer, American is adding twice-daily service from Austin to Las Vegas (LAS); Nashville, Tennessee (BNA); Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina (RDU); and Washington Dulles (IAD), providing even more options for customers to make the most of their journeys. The airline is also adding daily service from Austin to popular destinations including New Orleans (MSY); Orlando, Florida (MCO); and Tampa, Florida (TPA):
|BNA||May 6, 1x/day and July 2, 2x/day|
|LAS||May 6, 1x/day and June 3, 2x/day|
|MCO||May 6, 1x/day|
|MSY||May 6, 1x/day|
|RDU||July 2, 1x/day and Aug. 17, 2x/day|
|TPA||June 3, 1x/day|
|IAD||Aug. 17, 2x/day|
New Saturday seasonal service to three top spots
New seasonal routes will connect Austin with Aspen, Colorado (ASE); Los Cabos, Mexico (SJD); and Destin-Fort Walton Beach, Florida (VPS) this summer:
|ASE||June 5 – Sept. 4 (Saturdays only)|
|SJD||June 5 – Aug. 14 (Seasonal extension; Saturdays only)|
|VPS||June 5 – Aug. 14 (Saturdays only)|
Today’s new route announcements complement existing American service between AUS and Boston (BOS); Charlotte (CLT); Chicago O’Hare (ORD); Dallas-Ft. Worth (DFW); Los Angeles (LAX); Miami (MIA); New York (JFK); Philadelphia (PHL); and Phoenix (PHX).
American and Alaska will continue to enhance its relationship with new codeshare routes from AUS to San Diego (SAN); San Francisco (SFO); Portland, Oregon (PDX); and will introduce domestic codeshare on service between Austin and Seattle (SEA), with intentions to code on recently announced service from AUS to Boise. Codeshares allow customers the ability to book a single itinerary on either carrier’s website, providing more travel options than they would be able to offer alone. American and JetBlue also recently launched their codeshare, which includes service between New York (JFK) and AUS.
American Airlines aircraft photo gallery (Airbus):
American Airlines aircraft slide show (Airbus):