American Airlines to Add Eight New Routes to the Caribbean, Latin America, Mexico
American Airlines announced it will begin eight new routes to the Caribbean, Latin America, and Mexico in 2015.
The new service will include flights to Mexico City International Airport and General Rafael Buelna International Airport in Mazatlan, Mexico, as well as to Curacao International Airport; Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, Jamaica; Punta Cana International Airport; Gregorio Luperon International Airport in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic; and Mariscal Sucre International Airport in Quito, Ecuador. The new flights require regulatory approval.
Curaçoa and Puerto Plata will be served out of the airline’s Charlotte hub starting December 19, using Airbus A319 aircraft. The Quito flight will start December 18 from Dallas, also using A319s. American will operate flights from Los Angeles to Montego Bay, Jamaica as well as to Mexico City and Mazatlan, starting December 18, September 3, and November 7 respectively, operating Montego Bay and Mexico City with 737s and Mazatlan with Embraer E-175 aircraft.
Finally, the carrier will launch flights to Puta Cana from both Dallas and Chicago, also starting December 19, using an A319 and Boeing 737 respectively.
In addition, the Fort Worth-based airline announced it will reinstate service between John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York and Simon Bolívar International Airport in Caracas, Venezuela, starting December 17. These flights will operate five times per week on Boeing 757 aircraft.
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