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American Airlines Announces New Flights to Europe

New service to Budapest and Prague and additional service to Venice available to book starting Aug. 21

/EIN News/ -- FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American Airlines (NASDAQ:AAL) is giving its customers more access to Europe, with new summer service to Budapest (BUD) and Prague (PRG) from Philadelphia, and additional service to Venice (VCE) from Chicago, starting May 4, 2018.

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“Summer travel to Europe is very popular,” said Vasu Raja, American’s vice president, Network & Schedule Planning. “These flights will conveniently connect customers from two very important hubs – Chicago and Philadelphia – to exciting markets across the Atlantic.”

Budapest and Prague will be new destinations on American’s route map. The airline currently offers service to Venice from Philadelphia. This summer, American began service to Amsterdam and Rome from Dallas/Fort Worth, and to Barcelona from Chicago, further expanding its European footprint. American and its joint business partners serve 23 destinations in Europe nonstop from the U.S. with more than 130 daily departures.

       
      •   Available for booking: Aug. 21, 2017
  2018 service dates: May 4, 2018 – Oct. 27, 2018
           
   Schedule*:     PHL-BUD 
Departs PHL at 6:25 p.m. 
Arrives at BUD at 9:35 a.m. (next day)
BUD-PHL
Departs BUD at 11:35 a.m.
Arrives at PHL at 4 p.m.
     
             
      PHL-PRG 
Departs PHL at 6:30 p.m.
Arrives at PRG at 9:05 a.m. (next day)      
PRG-PHL
Departs PRG at 11:30 a.m.
Arrives at PHL at 3:10 p.m.
 
             
      ORD-VCE 
Departs ORD at 7 p.m. 
Arrives at VCE at 11 a.m. (next day) 
VCE-ORD
Departs VCE at 2:50 p.m.
Arrives at ORD at 6:15 p.m.      
 
             
      *Subject to Government Approval    
             
  Aircraft: PHL-BUD: Boeing 767-300
PHL-PRG: Boeing 767-300
ORD-VCE: Boeing 787-8
   
           

About American Airlines Group
American Airlines and American Eagle offer an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to nearly 350 destinations in more than 50 countries. American has hubs in Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Washington, D.C. American is a founding member of the oneworld alliance, whose members and members-elect serve nearly 1,000 destinations with 14,250 daily flights to 150 countries. Shares of American Airlines Group Inc. trade on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol AAL. In 2015, its stock joined the S&P 500 index. Connect with American on Twitter @AmericanAir and at Facebook.com/AmericanAirlines

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