American Airlines to launch JFK - Manchester with Promotion

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Thursday, 8 April 2010

American Airlines has a double treat for passengers who book roundtrip travel on its new, nonstop flights between New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Manchester, England, beginning on 13 May 2010.

 AAdvantage members can earn up to 10,000 AAdvantage bonus miles for each Business class roundtrip flown on the route or 5,000 bonus miles for Economy class. To participate in this limited-time offer, simply register prior to travel and fly between 13 May 2010, and 30 June 2010. The promo code is: NYMAN.

American, a founding member of the oneworld Alliance, is also offering special introductory round-trip fares on the JFK-Manchester route, from US$601 for travel Monday through Wednesday or US$661 for travel Thursday through Sunday.

The special fares are valid for travel beginning between 17 May and 30 June 2010, with all travel to be completed by 30 July 2010. Tickets must be purchased at least seven days prior to departure, or within one day of making reservations, whichever comes first, but no later than 11:59 p.m. (CT) 14 April 2010. A Saturday-night minimum stay is required and a 30-day maximum stay is allowed.

"We're delighted to add the great city of Manchester to American Airlines roster of 25 international flights from New York," said Art Torno, Vice President New York for American Airlines. "This destination will be an important key building block in our mission of making New York a key cornerstone city for American."

American will fly the route with a Boeing 757 aircraft with 16 seats in Business Class and 166 seats in the Economy cabin.

Andrew Stokes, Chief Executive of Marketing Manchester, said, "We're delighted that American Airlines is increasing its operations into Manchester. We welcome the opportunity to work with them on promoting Manchester to the New York market. As the gateway to the North of England, Manchester offers people from the U.S. the chance to experience not only our great city, but also the sights of the Lake District National Park, Liverpool and the Roman city of Chester all of which are within easy reach of Manchester."

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