FORT WORTH, Texas - American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, now offers regional jet service from its hub at Dallas/Fort Worth to Boise, Idaho. American Eagle offers two daily round-trip flights using the airline’s most recent addition to its fleet, the 70-seat Canadair Regional Jet (CRJ).
“American Eagle is excited to launch new service to Boise, our first-ever service to Idaho, ” said Tom Bacon, senior vice president - Marketing and Planning. “As the state capital, Boise is an important business destination as well as an attractive leisure spot for DFW travelers.”
The CRJ-700, manufactured by Bombardier Aerospace, features luxurious leather seats in a “two by two” seating arrangement, dual overhead storage, and an on-board baby changing station. The jets feature the latest in avionic technology and can cruise up to 612 miles per hour at 41,000 feet with a range of more than 1,300 nautical miles.
With a 268-aircraft fleet that includes more than 110 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.