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American to add new domestic routes in the spring

Formerly painted in the Arizona Cardinals livery

American Airlines is planning to add the following new domestic routes in early 2019 according to Airline Route:

Charlotte – Erie – daily effective May 3, 2019 (Piedmont Airlines)
Chicago O’Hare – Allentown (ABE) – daily effective April 2, 2019 (Envoy Air)
Chicago O’Hare – Destin/Ft. Walton Beach – weekly effective March 9, 2019 (Envoy Air)
Chicago O’Hare – Erie – daily effective May 3, 2019 (Envoy Air)
Chicago O’Hare – Northwest Florida (Panama City) – weekly effective March 9, 2019 (SkyWest Airlines)
Chicago O’Hare – Pensacola – weekly effective March 9, 2019 (Envoy Air)
Chicago O’Hare – State College, PA – daily effective April 2, 2019 (Envoy Air)
Los Angeles – Louisville – daily effective April 2, 2019 (mainline, Airbus A319)
Los Angeles – Tulsa – daily effective April 2, 2019 (Compass Airlines)
Philadelphia – Asheville – daily effective May 3, 2019 (Piedmont Airlines)
Philadelphia – Chattanooga – daily effective May 3, 2019 (Piedmont Airlines)
Washington Reagan – Hilton Head Island, SC – twice weekly effective May 4, 2019 (Republic Airlines)

Top Copyright Photo: American Airlines Airbus A319-132 N837AW (msn 2595) LAX (Michael B. Ing). Image: 944288.

American aircraft slide show (Airbus):

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Embraer and American Airlines sign a new contract for 15 E175s, total now 104

American Eagle (2nd)-Envoy Embraer ERJ 170-200LR (ERJ 175) N223NN (msn 17000529) YYZ (TMK Photography). Image: 937819.

Embraer and American Airlines Inc. signed a firm order for 15 E175 jets in a 76-seat configuration. The contract has a value of $705 million, based on current list prices, and will be included in Embraer’s 2018 fourth-quarter backlog. Deliveries will take place in 2020.

Combined with the airline’s previous orders for the E175, this new contract results in a total of 104 E175 jets for American Airlines since 2013. The most recent order took place in May 2018 for 15 aircraft.

American Airlines selected Envoy, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group, to operate the 15 aircraft, which will be configured with a total of 76 seats, being 12 in First Class and 64 in Main Cabin, including Main Cabin Extra seats.

Including this new contract, Embraer has sold more than 435 E175s to airlines in North America since January 2013, earning more than 80% of all orders in this 76-seat jet segment.

Embraer is the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial jets up to 150 seats. The Company has 100 customers from all over the world operating the ERJ and E-Jet families of aircraft. For the E-Jets program alone, Embraer has logged more than 1,800 orders and 1,400 deliveries, redefining the traditional concept of regional aircraft.

Top Copyright Photo (all others by Envoy): American Eagle (2nd)-Envoy Embraer ERJ 170-200LR (ERJ 175) N223NN (msn 17000529) YYZ (TMK Photography). Image: 937819.

American Eagle-Envoy aircraft slide show:

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American Airlines adds second Memphis-Miami frequency at Memphis International Airport

Memphis International Airport has made this announcement:

American Airlines has added a second frequency between Memphis and Miami for passengers at Memphis-International Airport (MEM). The second route began on October 4.

For Memphis passengers, the additional flight will also open 25 new one-stop connections through Miami to the Caribbean, Central America and South America. The airline will use 50-seat Embraer ERJ 145 and 76-seat Embraer ERJ 175 aircraft for the route.

American Airlines offers nonstop flights between MEM and eight destinations, including Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Washington, D.C.

Updated schedule:

Memphis-Miami Miami–Memphis
  • Departs: 6:24 am (CST)
  • Arrives: 9:45 am (EST)
  • Departs: 9:50 am (EST)
  • Arrives: 11:15 am (CST)
  • Departs: 11:59 am (CST)
  • Arrives: 3:20 pm (EST)
  • Departs: 9:55 p.m. (EST)
  • Arrives: 11:25 p.m. (CST)

Photo: MEM.

American to add eight new domestic routes

American Airlines Airbus A319-115 WL N9021H (msn 6277) MIA (Jay Selman). Image: 403757.

American Airlines is adding eight new mainline and American Eagle routes from Dallas/Fort Worth, Miami and New York (LaGuardia):

According to Airline Route, the carrier will add from:

Dallas/Fort Worth to:

Buffalo (A319, daily effective December 19, 2018)

Del Rio (Envoy Air, daily effective November 4, 2018)

Sarasota/Bradenton (SkyWest, effective December 19, 2018)

Wilmington, NC (Mesa, daily effective December 19, 2018)

Miami to:

Greensboro (Envoy Air, daily effective November 4, 2018)

Knoxville (Envoy Air, effective December 19, 2018)

New York (LaGuardia) to:

Charleston, SC (Republic, twice-weekly effective November 4, 2018)

Savannah (Republic, twice-weekly effective November 4, 2018)

Copyright Photo: American Airlines Airbus A319-115 WL N9021H (msn 6277) MIA (Jay Selman). Image: 403757.

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Air Wisconsin operates its last flight as an American Eagle carrier

Air Wisconsin on February 14 operated its last flight for American Airlines as an American Eagle carrier.

The airline new exclusively operated for United Airlines and an United Express carrier.

The carrier announced the last flight American Eagle flight was flight ZW 4179 from Philadelphia to Norfolk with Bombardier CRJ200 N465AW on social media:

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PSA Airlines announces two new crew bases at Philadelphia International Airport and Norfolk International Airport

PSA welcomes its 100th Bombardier CRJ jetliner for American

PSA Airlines has announced it plans to open two additional crew bases at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Norfolk International Airport (ORF) in May 2018.

With the PHL and ORF additions, PSA will have seven crew bases, joining Dayton, Ohio; Cincinnati, Ohio; Knoxville, Tennessee, Washington, D.C. and Charlotte, North Carolina.

PSA currently operates 21 departures at PHL and that number will grow to 44 departures in May 2018. Adding a crew base where PSA has an overnight maintenance base in ORF, allows for streamlined operations and is a natural addition for crews to be based. The airline will offer seven daily departures from ORF in May 2018.

About PSA Airlines

PSA Airlines operates an all-jet fleet consisting of exclusively Bombardier regional jet aircraft. The company’s 3,500 employees operate more than 750 daily flights to more than 90 destinations. Headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, PSA also has flight crew bases located in Dayton, Cincinnati, Ohio, Knoxville, Tennessee, Washington, D.C., and Charlotte, North Carolina. PSA has maintenance facilities in Akron-Canton Airport (CAK), Charlotte-Douglas International Airport (CLT) Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG), Greenville-Spartanburg (GSP). Norfolk International Airport (ORF) and Dayton International Airport (DAY). PSA operates 35 Bombardier CRJ200 aircraft, 36 Bombardier CRJ700 aircraft and 54 Bombardier CRJ900 aircraft. The airline expects to add additional aircraft bringing its fleet count to 150.

Copyright Photo: American Eagle (2nd)-PSA Airlines (2nd) Bombardier CRJ900 (CL-600-2D24) N577NN (msn 15380) CLT (Jay Selman). Image: 402838.

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American to add new seasonal routes in 2018

American Airlines Airbus A319-112 N716UW (msn 1055) CLT (Jay Selman). Image: 403284.

American Airlines on June 9, 2018 will add weekly nonstop Airbus A319 service (above) from the Miami hub to diving destination of Bonaire in the ABC Islands in the Caribbean.

Alaso according to Airline Route, AA is also planning the following new seasonal domestic routes from its hubs:

Charlotte:

Nantucket – weekly service from June 23 – September 1, 2018 with Republic Airlines Embraer 175s.

Chicago O’Hare:

Daily service to Burlington, VT from June 7 to September 4, 2018 with Envoy Air Embraer ERJ 140s.

Daily service to Charleston, SC from May 4, 2018 with Envoy Air Embraer 175s.

Daily service to Missoula, MT from June 7, 2018 to September 4, 2018 with Envoy Air Embraer 175s.

Daily service to Portland, ME from June 7 to October 3, 2018 with Envoy AIr CRJ700s.

Daily service to Savannah, GA from June 7 to September 4, 2018 with Envoy Air ERJ 145s.

Daily service to Wilmington, NC from Junhe 7 to September 4, 2018 with Envoy Air CRJ700s.

Dallas/Fort Worth:

Weekly service to Flagstaff, AZ from June 9 to July 14, 2018 with ExpressJet CRJ700s.

Weekly service to Key West, FL from June 9 to September 1, 2018 with Envoy Air Embraer 175s.

Daily service to Missoula, MT from June 7, 2018 with Envoy Air Embraer 175s.

Miami:

Daily service to Savannah, GA from June 7, 2018 with Envoy Air Embraer 145s.

New York (JFK):

Daily service to Philadelphia from April 3, 2018 with Envoy Air Embraer 140s.

Washington (Reagan National):

Twice-weekly service to Wilmington, NC from May 5, 2018 with PSA CRJ900s.

Copyright Photo: American Airlines Airbus A319-112 N716UW (msn 1055) CLT (Jay Selman). Image: 403284.