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American Eagle Introduces new Dallas-Mexico Service

American Eagle
announced today that beginning Aug. 1, the carrier will provide new
service between Dallas/Forth Worth International Airport and Francisco
Sarabia Airport in Torreon, Mexico. The carrier will operate one flight
each day with its popular, state-of-the-art 50-seat Embraer EMB-145 jet. “Torreon is one of Mexico’s leading business and industrial centers,” said
Peter Bowler, president - American Eagle. “Our new flights will further
expand our presence in Mexico, giving our customers more choice and
convenience when making their travel plans.”

Torreon hosts several Fortune 500 multinational and domestic companies,
including Mexico’s main dairy industry and the world’s leading denim
producer. Torreon and the surrounding region also boast automotive,
electronic, textile, brewery, transportation logistics and varied service
industry sectors, including tourism centered on golf and related

“We received tremendous support from Mexican state and local officials, as
well as from the private sector in Torreon,” said Bowler. “It is truly a
collaborative effort between all the parties that led us to add new

With new service to Torreon, American Eagle will fly to five cities in
Mexico—Aguascalientes, Leon, Guadalajara—beginning July 1—and
Monterrey. American Airlines has been serving Mexico for more than 60
years, since it began flying in 1942 from Dallas/Fort Worth to Monterrey
with continuing service to Mexico City. Combined, American and American
Eagle currently offer more than 275 flights a week to the U.S. from 11
cities in Mexico—Acapulco, Aguascalientes, Cancun, Cozumel,
Guadalajara, Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo, Leon, Los Cabos, Mexico City, Monterrey
and Puerto Vallarta.