Posted on: 06 April 2010 by Ross McSweeny
American Eagle Airlines has launched a series of new services across the USA into its bases at Dallas/Forth Worth, Chicago O’Hare, Miami and New York JFK.
Three daily nonstop return flights have begun between Hector International Airport in Fargo, ND, and Chicago O’Hare (ORD) using Embraer ERJ 145s. ORD is also the destination for two nonstop jet services a day from Blue Grass Airport in Lexington, KY, using both 44-seat ERJ 140s and 50-seat ERJ 145s.
Three nonstop roundtrips have begun between Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) and ORD using ERJ 145s, with a similar arrangement also being introduced between ORD and Harrisburg, PA.
Meanwhile a once-daily nonstop seasonal jet service from Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP) to ORD and a year-round one a day service from Rapid City to Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) have commenced, also using ERJ 145s.
Both DFW (once a day ) and ORD (three times a day) are now Eagle destinations from Sioux Falls, SD. The carrier is operating the services with both ERJ 140s and ERJ 145s.
Eagle is also connecting Myrtle Beach to DFW with a nonstop seasonal jet service which will operate until 31 October using ERJ 140s. Additionally a nonstop ERJ 140 service between Asheville, NC, and DFW is under way for the same seasonal period.
In the New York market, new nonstop ERJ 140 service has been inaugurated between Port Columbus and New York JFK, while in the south, Eagle has introduced a thrice-daily nonstop jet service between Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport and Miami International Airport using ERJ 145s.