American Airlines to launch Three New Routes from New York

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Monday, 22 February 2010

American Airlines is expanding its international presence in New York this spring with three new routes between John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and San Jose, Costa Rica; Madrid, Spain; and Manchester, England. The new flights to San Jose will begin on 6 April 2010, while service to Madrid will start on 1 May, and flights to Manchester will begin on 13 May 2010.

The enhanced schedule brings the number of international destinations American serves from New York to 31 - nine cities in Europe, 18 destinations in the Atlantic, Caribbean and Latin American regions, three in Canada, and American's daily nonstop flight to Tokyo.

"New Yorkers are international travelers whether for business or leisure travel and we're excited to add these three great destinations to our schedule," said Jim Carter, American's Vice President Eastern Sales Division. "These new flights are perfect additions to our sparkling, state-of-the-art JFK Terminal a major international gateway that provides best-in-class service and amenities for our premium and coach customers from our New York hub."

The new San Jose flight, Flight 611, will depart five times a week from JFK, every day except Friday and Sunday. American will fly its Boeing 757 aircraft with 16 seats in Business Class and 166 seats in the Coach cabin on the route.

The Madrid flight will depart daily from JFK. It will also utilize a Boeing 757 aircraft with 16 seats in Business Class and 166 seats in the Coach cabin.

The Manchester flight will depart daily from JFK. It, too, will utilize a Boeing 757 aircraft.

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