American Airlines Expands International Cargo
American Airlines has expanded its cargo schedule
to provide 140 weekly flights to 15 cities in Asia Pacific, Europe
and the Caribbean, up from 80 flights last week.
New destinations include daily flights
between Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) and Hong Kong (HKG); and weekly
flights from DFW and Beijing (PEK); DFW Chicago (ORD) and Paris
(CDG); ORD and London Heathrow (LHR); Philadelphia (PHL) and Rome
(FCO); PHL and San Juan (SJU), and PHL and Zurich (ZRH).
“Cargo-only fights have allowed us to transport medical equipment,
communications and technology tools, pharmaceuticals and food
supplies,” said Rick Elieson, President of Cargo and Vice
President of International Operations. “Air cargo is uniquely
positioned to connect the world at a time when barriers and
distance threaten to separate us. I’m immensely proud of our teams
and business partners who have come together to make these flights