Posted on: 12 January 2012 by Mark Howells
American Eagle Airlines is replacing all its ATRs operating from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), bringing jet service to 14 markets throughout Arkansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas from 31 January.
The airline will operate the daily flights with a combination of 37-, 44- and 50-seat Embraer ERJs.
"We are pleased to once again provide jet service to all Eagle destinations from our hub in Dallas/Fort Worth," noted Gary Foss, managing director–network planning for American’s regional network. "We know our customers will enjoy the comfortable, quiet ride of these Embraer jets, enhancing their overall travel experience."
The cities to switch from turboprop to jet service, with daily frequencies in parentheses, are College Station, TX (3), Fort Smith, AK (4), Joplin, MO (2), Killeen, TX (9), Lawton, OK (5), Longview, TX (2), Lubbock, TX (7), Monroe, LA (2), Shreveport, LA (7), San Angelo, TX (4), Waco, TX (4), Wichita Falls, TX (3), Texarkana, TX (3) and Tyler, TX (4).