FORT WORTH, Texas - American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, announced today that it will upgrade its service between Dallas/Fort Worth and Laredo beginning July 2. Two of the five daily round-trip flights between the two cities will be served with 50-seat Embraer ERJ-145 regional jets. The remaining flights will be operated with Saab turboprop aircraft.
“American Eagle is pleased to upgrade our service between Dallas/Fort Worth and Laredo,” said Tom Bacon, senior vice president - Planning and Marketing. “The regional jets have proven to be very popular with our customers and offer a comfortable and quiet travel experience.”
Featuring luxurious navy blue leather seats in a convenient “one-by-two” seating arrangement, the regional jets provide each passenger with aisle or window seating or both, as well as large overhead bins, a closet for hanging bags and a spacious lavatory.
With a 268-aircraft fleet that includes more than 120 regional jets, American Eagle offers more than 1,400 daily flights to more than 130 cities throughout the United States, Canada, the Bahamas, Mexico and the Caribbean. All of Eagle’s aircraft have reinforced cockpit doors for security and automatic external defibrillators to aid in in-flight medical emergencies. Members of American’s AAdvantage® frequent traveler program earn a minimum of 500 miles for every American Eagle flight.