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Last week, American Airlines announced a wide range set of route changes, including new services to Hawaii and the Caribbean, and changes to two Atlantic and Pacific routes.

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9 new routes to the Caribbean and Hawaii

The new routes will cover four of American’s hubs, including:

  • 5 seasonal services from Chicago ORD, including Honolulu (HNL), Aruba (AUA),  Grand Cayman (GCM),  Nassau (NAS), and Providenciales, Turks and Caicos (PLS)
  • 2 year-round Saturday-only service from Charlotte to Eleuthera (ELH) and Marsh Harbour (MHH) in The Bahamas
  • 1 year-round Saturday-only service from Miami to new destinations: St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVD); American will be the first U.S. carrier to serve this island, which opened a new airport in 2017.
  • 1 year-round Saturday-only service from Dallas/Fort Worth to Aruba (AUA)

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Extra daily flights from Miami to 7 Caribbean destinations

In addition, American will add one additional frequency from MIA to seven Caribbean destinations it currently serves today.

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Changes to Atlantic and Pacific routes

American and British Airways have a transatlantic joint venture. The two airlines will be increasing their capacity to BA’s LHR hub out of American’s hubs at Dallas and Miami. Beginning October 28,

  • American will move one of its two MIA–LHR flights to DFW–LHR using a Boeing 777-300ER, and
  • British Airways will add its third MIA–LHR frequency using a Boeing 747-400.

American also plans to suspend its high-profile service between Chicago O’Hare and Beijing in October, saying it’s seeking a “dormancy waiver” from the U.S. Department of Transportation for the route. The last Beijing-bound flight will depart Chicago on Oct. 20 with the return leaving China for Chicago on Oct. 22.

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