American Announces New Daily Nonstop Service from New York LaGuardia to New Orleans

23rd Jul 2002

FORT WORTH, Texas - Soon there will be more room between the Big Apple and the Big Easy. American Airlines begins nonstop service between New York’s LaGuardia airport and New Orleans on Oct. 1 onboard a 139-seat Super 80 aircraft featuring American’s exclusive “More Room Throughout Coach” configuration.
“Passengers flying nonstop between these two great cities will join the growing list of people giving their knees a break,” said Henry Joyner, American’s Senior Vice President, Planning. “American removed more than 9,000 coach seats from its entire fleet so that our customers can enjoy extra legroom in the main cabin.”
American will operate one daily nonstop flight between the two cities. Frequent connecting service remains available through American’s hubs in Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, and St. Louis.
New Orleans is the third new nonstop destination from LaGuardia that American has announced recently. On Aug. 1, American begins new nonstop service between LaGuardia and Kansas City. Then, on Sept. 4, American adds new nonstop service between LaGuardia and Chicago Midway, with three daily round trip flights. American also will add a third daily round trip between LaGuardia and Raleigh/Durham, N.C., on Aug. 1.
American Airlines is the world`s largest carrier. Together with its regional airline affiliates, American Eagle and AmericanConnection, American Airlines serves more than 250 cities in 41 countries and territories with approximately 4,400 daily flights. The combined fleet numbers more than 1,100 aircraft. American is a founding member of the oneworld alliance.



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