American Eagle Will Increase Flights in the Caribbean

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, a founding member of the global oneworld(SM) Alliance, announced today that it will increase its number of flights to Caribbean destinations beginning in December. The airline will offer additional flights from its San Juan hub to Antigua, Dominica, Anguilla, St. Thomas and St. Croix, using the ATR72 turbo-prop aircraft with capacity for 64 passengers.

"The additional flights are part of our continuous efforts to solidify American Eagle as the premier airline in the Caribbean," said Peter Bowler, President of American Eagle. "These increased flights strengthen our San Juan hub and provide passengers with increased choices to reach some of the area's most popular and scenic destinations."

    American Eagle's new service is as follows:
     *  Three additional daily round trips between San Juan and St. Thomas,
        beginning Dec. 14

     *  One additional daily round trip between San Juan and St. Croix,
        beginning Dec. 14

     *  One additional daily round trip between San Juan and Antigua,
        beginning Dec. 14

     *  One additional round trip between San Juan and Anguilla, four days a
        week, beginning Dec. 14

     *  One additional round trip between San Juan and Dominica, three days a
        week, beginning Nov. 16 through Dec. 1, and again from Dec. 14 to
        Jan. 31.

    About American Eagle

American Eagle is the largest U.S. regional airline, operating more than 1,800 daily flights to more than 140 cities throughout the United States, Canada, the Bahamas, Mexico and the Caribbean on behalf of American Airlines. American Airlines is the world's largest airline. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection(R) airlines serve 250 cities in over 40 countries with more than 4,000 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 1,000 aircraft. American's award-winning Web site,, provides users with easy access to check and book fares, plus personalized news, information and travel offers. American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld(R) Alliance, which brings together some of the best and biggest names in the airline business, enabling them to offer their customers more services and benefits than any airline can provide on its own. Together, its members serve more than 600 destinations in over 135 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation (NYSE:AMR). AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection, and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc.

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