Category Archives: Executive Airlines

American Eagle launches DFW-Joplin flights

American Eagle Airlines (2nd) yesterday (February 10) launched new twice-daily nonstop service from Joplin Regional Airport in Joplin, MO, to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). The new route will be operated with ATR 72-212A (ATR 72-500) aircraft flown by Executive Airlines (2nd) (San Juan).

In other route news, American Eagle also launched yesterday daily nonstop regional jet service from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to two new destinations in Mexico – General Heriberto Jara International Airport in Veracruz, using 50-seat Embraer ERJ 145 regional jet aircraft; and Queretaro International Airport in Queretaro, using 37-seat Embraer ERJ 135 regional jets. The ERJs are operated by American Eagle Airlines.

Copyright Photo: Bruce Drum. Please click on the photo for additional information.

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American Eagle starts Miami-Gainesville and LaGuardia-Minneapolis/St. Paul service

American Eagle Airlines (2nd) (Dallas/Fort Worth) yesterday (October 1)began nonstop service between Miami International Airport (MIA) and Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV) in Gainesville, FL. Executive Airlines (San Juan) operates the service with 64-seat ATR 72-200 turboprop aircraft.

In addition, American Eagle yesterday also launched four daily nonstop flights between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport (MSP). Eagle flies the route with Bombardier CRJ700 regional jet aircraft, featuring Eagle’s new First Class service.

Copyright Photo: Bruce Drum. ATR 72-212 N270AT (msn 270) of Executive Airlines operating under the American Eagle brand taxies to the gate at the Miami hub.

American Eagle to operate Miami-Gainesville flights

American Eagle Airlines (Dallas/Fort Worth) announced nonstop service between Miami International Airport (MIA) and Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV) in Gainesville, FL, beginning on October 1. Executive Airlines will operate the new service with its 64-seat ATR 72-200 aircraft.

Copyright Photo: Bruce Drum. ATR 72-212 N270AT (msn 270) taxies carefully on the Eagle ramp at the MIA hub.

American applies for Haneda authority, will resume PAP on February 19

American Airlines (Dallas/Fort Worth) yesterday (February 16) filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to acquire two daily slot pairs to operate year-round scheduled service to Tokyo International Airport at Haneda (HND), starting October 1, 2010.  American proposes to fly to Haneda from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), the two largest markets between the U.S. mainland and Tokyo.

In other news, American Airlines will resume service into Port-au-Prince, Haiti (PAP), beginning Friday, February 19. The first flight will depart from American’s hub at Miami International Airport at 6:40 a.m. EST (0640), arriving at Port-au-Prince at 8:35 a.m. EST (0835). This flight marks the first commercial passenger aircraft into Haiti since the earthquake that devastated the country on January 12.

American will offer three daily nonstop flights – two from Miami International Airport and one from Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport. In addition, American will offer one flight from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport four times per week. American will operate flights into Port-au-Prince’s Toussaint L’Ouverture International Airport with its Boeing 737-800 and 767-300 aircraft.

Starting March 12, American Eagle (Executive Airlines) will begin new service into Haiti from its San Juan, Puerto Rico, hub. The airline will offer a daily nonstop flight as well as two flights through two cities in the Dominican Republic –Santo Domingo and Santiago. American Eagle will operate its ATR 72 aircraft on flights into Haiti.