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American to resume Chicago O’Hare-Portland, Oregon flights on June 12

American Airlines (Dallas/Fort Worth) on June 12 will resume twice-daily Chicago (O’Hare)-Portland, Oregon service with Boeing 737-800s per Airline Route.

Copyright Photo: Mark Durbin. Boeing 737-823 WL N908NN (msn 39238) at San Francisco was the first of its type in the AA fleet to wear the new livery.

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American to start nonstop Miami-San Diego flights, applies for more Brazil frequencies

American Airlines (Dallas/Fort Worth) announced today that it will launch new service this summer to San Diego and Mexico from its hubs in Miami (MIA) and Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW), respectively.

Beginning June 12, American will offer more choices for travel from its Miami hub with the addition of daily service between Miami and San Diego International Airport (SAN). This flight will be operated with a Boeing 737-800 aircraft (above) with 150 seats.  With the addition of this route, American and American Eagle will now serve San Diego from each of its five hubs, with a combined total of 25 daily flights.

The schedule for the new service between Miami and San Diego will be as follows:

From To Flight # Departs Arrives Frequency
Miami San Diego AA1065 6:50 PM 8:55 PM Daily
(MIA) (SAN) (nonstop)
San Diego Miami AA1042 9:45 PM 5:40 AM Daily
(SAN) (MIA) (nonstop)  next day

With the addition of this route, American will serve 115 destinations from Miami with more than 300 daily flights.

Also beginning June 12, American Eagle will begin service between DFW and two new destinations in Mexico – Ignacio Pesqueira Garcia International Airport in Hermosillo (HMO) and General Leobardo C. Ruiz International Airport in Zacatecas (ZCL), pending government approval. Flights between DFW and HMO will operate once daily, and flights between DFW and ZCL will operate on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.  The flights will be operated with a 44-seat Embraer ERJ-140 aircraft.

The schedule for the new service to Mexico will be as follows:

From To Flight # Departs Arrives Frequency
Dallas/Fort. Worth Hermosillo AA2833 7:10 PM 7:35 PM Daily
(DFW) (HMO) (nonstop)
Hermosillo Dallas/Ft. Worth AA2938 7:00 AM 11:30 AM Daily
(HMO) (DFW) (nonstop)
Dallas/Fort. Worth Zacatecas AA3379 10:45 AM 12:50 PM Mon., Weds., Sat.
(DFW) (ZCL) (nonstop)
Zacatecas Dallas/Ft. Worth AA3390 1:30 PM 3:50 PM Mon., Weds., Sat.
(ZCL) (DFW) (nonstop)

*all flights begin June 12, 2013, pending government approval

With the addition of flights to Hermosillo and Zacatecas, American and American Eagle will serve a total of 20 destinations in Mexico.

In other news, American Airlines today filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for the right to fly additional United States – Brazil frequencies beginning in 2013 and 2014. American will use these frequencies to add one new daily round trip service from its Los Angeles and Chicago hubs to Sao Paulo

Copyright Photo: Mark Durbin. Boeing 737-823 WL N908NN (msn 39238) in the new corporate look taxies at San Francisco.

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WSJ: American-US Airways merger is in the final stages, could come before February 15

American Airlines (Dallas/Fort Worth) and US Airways (Phoenix) continue to negotiate a very delicate merger proposal that could fall apart at any time. Negotiators are rushing to meet a February 15 deadline according to this report by the Wall Street Journal. The proposal, according to their sources, would be a stock deal with AMR’s creditors holding 72 percent of the new company and US Airways stockholders holding the other 28 percent. US Airways’ Doug Parker would take control of the “new American”. Still to be resolved, what role will American’s CEO Tom Horton play?

This merger, if approved, will create the world’s largest airline.

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Top Copyright Photo: James Helbock. With US Airways’ CEO Doug Parker taking control, was the American new livery approved by Doug? Will this new brand survive the takeover? The first Boeing 737-800, 737-823 N908NN (msn 39238), taxies to the runway at San Diego.

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Bottom Copyright Photo: Jay Selman. The US Airways’ 2005 livery and brand will be phased out in any merger. Airbus A321-231 N535UW (msn 3993) climbs away from the runway at the Charlotte hub.

American Airlines and Alaska Airlines move closer with a new codeshare agreement

American Airlines (Dallas/Fort Worth) and Alaska Airlines (Seattle/Tacoma) announced today that the two airlines are strengthening their relationship by adding new codeshare routes that will offer customers even more choices and benefits when traveling throughout the United States.  The codeshare flights are available for purchase today for travel beginning Feb. 7, 2013.

The codeshare expansion will allow American to place its code on 22 new Alaska routes that provide Bay Area travelers with access to Hawaii and will increase the options for transcontinental flights for travelers in the Pacific Northwest and San Diego to Boston, Washington, D.C. and Orlando, Fla.  Under the agreement, Alaska will place its code on 19 American routes, which will provide better access for Alaska customers on flights between Los Angeles and U.S. cities such as Washington, D.C., Orlando and Houston. Additionally, Alaska customers will gain better access between the Pacific Northwest and 11 new cities throughout Texas via American’s Dallas/Fort Worth hub. In all, Alaska customers will gain access to 13 new destinations.

American and Alaska Airlines already have an established and successful frequent flier program relationship in place allowing members to earn and redeem miles on each other’s flights.  In addition, the miles Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members earn on American Airlines flights count toward elite status qualification and elite status members can receive their elite status bonus miles on American Airlines flights. Likewise, the miles American Airlines AAdvantage® members earn on Alaska Airlines flights count toward elite status qualification and elite status members can receive their elite status bonus miles on Alaska Airlines flights.  Elite members are also eligible for priority check-in and boarding as well as waived baggage charges for two checked bags when traveling on each other’s flights. Elite Level Mileage Plan members have access to preferred seating when traveling on American Airlines and AAdvantage Executive Platinum and AAdvantage Platinum members have access to preferred seating when traveling on Alaska Airlines or its affiliates.

Copyright Photo: Michael B. Ing. Newly-painted Boeing 737-823 N908NN (msn 31157) in the new livery ferries from Los Angeles (LAX) to Orange County-Santa Ana (SNA) as flight AA 1125.

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