American Airlines has unveiled plans to grow its international network with new and
increased services from Miami (MIA) to:
Lima, Peru (LIM), beginning 7 April 2020
Santiago, Chile (SCL),
beginning winter 2020
São Paulo (GRU), beginning winter 2020
The airline will also launch a new daily service
from Boston (BOS) to London Heathrow (LHR) beginning 29 March
2020, and extend service to key European
destinations including Rome (FCO), Dublin (DUB) and Barcelona,
Subject to government approval, the new routes will be available for purchase
from 7 October, with the exception
of GRU and SCL, which will be available for purchase in December.
"American's leading position in Miami is something
we're incredibly proud of and committed to maintaining," said Vasu
Raja, American's Vice President of Network and Schedule Planning.
"We have so many possibilities from our Latin American gateway and
are excited for the opportunity to use our domestic strength to
enhance our international network. We'll continue to grow, compete
and thrive in a region of the world where we have a long history
and a bright future."
operates two daily flights to LIM from MIA, and next spring the
airline will increase operations year-round to three times a day
on a Boeing 757, providing more service than any other carrier to
one of South America's largest cities.
And next winter gets even
warmer with an additional flight to Chile's capital, Santiago, and
a third flight to Brazil's largest city, São Paulo. Both services
will be operated on a 777-200.
When new American nonstop
flights from BOS to LHR launch next
year, customers will have access to a total of five daily flights
to choose from between American and joint business partner British
"Our new nonstop flight, combined with the service
provided by our Atlantic Joint Business, gives customers the most
robust schedule and the most premium seats between Boston and
London," Raja said. "Boston customers have been asking for
more service and we're delivering with this new flight, and our
recently announced seasonal service to Nassau and Grand Cayman."
American's BOS to LHR flight will be flown on a
777-200, featuring 37 Flagship Business seats and 24 Premium
The new flight fits into the current British
Airways schedule with a peak evening departure (American Flight
No. 108) from BOS and adds a new morning departure from LHR
(American Flight No. 109). Together, American and British Airways provide up
to 71 flights every day between the U.S. and London.
there's more good news for customers flying out of Boston, as
International Airline Group (IAG) subsidiary LEVEL will operate
three weekly flights from BOS to Paris Orly Airport (ORY)
beginning 31 March 2020.
American is also extending seasonal flying
dates on some of the most popular routes including service between
New York (JFK) and Rome (FCO); Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) and Dublin
(DUB); and Chicago (ORD) and Barcelona (BCN). These routes will
now operate a month longer than their current schedule.