American Airlines adds four international and six domestic flights from Miami International Airport

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American Airlines is launching four new flights to destinations in Latin America, Mexico and the Caribbean.

American Airlines is launching four new flights to destinations in Latin America, Mexico and the Caribbean.

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American Airlines, the largest carrier at Miami International Airport, on Wednesday announced the addition of four international and six domestic routes to give the airline 378 daily flights from Miami, its highest level on record. .

Expanding during the busy winter season, American will fly to Chetumal, Mexico; San Andres, Colombia, and to Dominica and Anguilla. In addition, new flights are planned to six US destinations.

“This winter, we doubled our commitment to Miami, hiring over 1,500 new team members and adding new destinations, more frequencies in existing markets and more widebody flights,” said Juan Carlos Liscano, vice-president of the American hub in Miami. operations. “As a result, American will operate the largest program in the history of our Miami hub, serving more passengers than ever before.”

The four additional flights to Latin America reinforce Miami Airport’s long-standing position as the region’s gateway and contribute to record passenger traffic at the airport. Envoy will operate bi-weekly flights with Embraer 175 aircraft designed for short to medium range flights.

Airport officials said they expect to move 1.7 million passengers over the 12 days Thanksgiving travel period from November 19 to Tuesday, the busiest in airport history during this holiday and the heaviest traffic since the start of the pandemic.

American Airlines now offers nearly 380 flights per day from Miami to 140 destinations, a 19% increase in seat availability compared to the 2019-2020 pre-pandemic winter season.

“Thanks to American’s unwavering commitment over the past year and a half as our largest airline partner, MIA has rebounded from the pandemic to become the fastest growing airport in the United States and the busiest airport in the United States for international passengers, “said Ralph Cutié, Director and CEO of Miami Airport.

The flight to Dominica will be the first scheduled direct flight from the United States to the small English-speaking Caribbean island not to be confused with the Dominican Republic. The island nation is striving to become a larger tourist destination, with a new international airport slated to open in 2025.

Meanwhile, American is also adding a daily flight to Salt Lake City, Utah, and weekly flights on Saturdays to five domestic destinations in the winter: Albany, New York; Burlington, Vermont; Madison, Wisconsin; Syracuse, New York; and Tulsa, Oklahoma.

The airline’s expansion for the winter season from Miami International Airport includes service to:

  • Chetumal, Mexico – bi-weekly flight on Wednesdays and Saturdays from December 1

  • San Andres, Colombia – bi-weekly flight on Wednesdays and Saturdays starting December 4

  • Dominica – bi-weekly flight on Wednesdays and Saturdays from December 8

  • Anguilla – bi-weekly flight on Wednesdays and Saturdays from December 11

  • Salt Lake City, Utah – daily flight through April 4, 2022

  • Albany, NY – weekly flight Saturday through April 2, 2022

  • Burlington, VT – weekly flight Saturday through April 2, 2022

  • Madison, Wisconsin – weekly flight Saturday through April 2, 2022

  • Syracuse, NY – weekly flight Saturday through April 2, 2022

  • Tulsa, Oklahoma – weekly flight Saturday through April 2, 2022

This story was originally published December 1, 2021 12 a.m.


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