American Airlines will begin new service between Miami International Airport (MIA) and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) on June 14.
“We are very excited to be launching this new route for our Miami and Seattle customers,” said Marilyn DeVoe, American’s Vice President – Miami. “By using this new flight, Seattle-Tacoma customers will be able to easily enjoy the beaches of South Florida and make convenient connections to other American and American Eagle flights to the Caribbean, Central and South America, as well as the Bahamas. Miami residents can use the new service to reach the cool Pacific Northwest, plus our Latin America customers will have an additional U.S. city to connect to. Seattle joins Barcelona and Manaus, Brazil, as the third new destination from Miami we have added this year.”
Here is the schedule, effective June 14, 2012:
From Seattle – Miami
Flight 1085 departs SEA at 9:25 p.m.; Arrives MIA at 6:25 a.m. (next day)
From Miami – Seattle
Flight 1087 departs MIA at 8:25 p.m.; Arrives SEA at 11:45 p.m.
The new flight will feature Boeing 757-200 aircraft with 22 First Class seats and 166 Main Cabin seats. American is currently upgrading its fleet of 101 Boeing 757s to enhance the customer experience.
Upgrades to the domestic fleet include the installation of new seats, new cabin interiors, and updated inflight entertainment throughout the aircraft. Also, First Class will receive two additional seats, which increases the number of First Class seats from 22 to 24 on each aircraft. The 757 aircraft enhancements are planned to be complete by December 2015.