AA reveals El Salvador addition

16th Jan 2008

American Airlines will begin new service between its Dallas/Fort Worth hub and San Salvador, El Salvador, beginning April 7.The new route
will be available for sale this Sunday, Jan. 20.

  American will fly the route four times a week with its 148-seat Boeing
737-800 aircraft, which feature 16 seats in First Class and 132 seats in
the Coach cabin.

  “We have served San Salvador for more than 17 years now,” said Peter
Dolara, American’s Senior Vice President - Mexico/Caribbean/Latin America.
“This new service from Dallas/Fort Worth will nicely complement our
existing service to San Salvador from Miami and Los Angeles. It opens up a
host of convenient new connections from our largest hub in Dallas/Fort

  American and its regional affiliate, American Eagle, operate
approximately 800 departures a day at DFW to more than 150 nonstop
destinations, ensuring convenient connections throughout American’s
worldwide network. American is also a founding member of the global
oneworld Alliance, which serves nearly 700 destinations in 140 countries
and territories.

  “This is a testament to the power of having a strong international
airline hub that helps drive our economy and is a magnet for new
international air service,” said Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert. “This terrific
addition to DFW’s portfolio will continue to expand the international reach
of our region.”


  “It’s great to see DFW’s largest carrier continuing to expand its
global profile,” said Fort Worth Mayor Mike Moncrief. “This new flight will
not only help us increase international connections, it will also create
additional tourism opportunities and build new business relationships for
all of North Texas.”


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