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AA applies for daily Miami-Manaus flights

AA applies for daily Miami-Manaus flights

AA has applied for rights to fly MIA-MAO daily effective June 15, 2012.

Seems to move up the start date from November.

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sandman
sandman

The official press release: FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — American Airlines today announced changes to its spring and summer schedule that will expand the airline’s presence in Brazil. Beginning in December, American’s route between Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) and Sao Paulo (GRU) will operate with the new state-of-the-art Boeing 777-300ER, making Brazil the first market for the new aircraft. Further emphasizing American’s commitment to Latin America, the airline will increase its service between DFW and Sao Paulo beginning in June. In 2010, American announced plans to order the Boeing 777-300ER, demonstrating a continuation of the airline’s efforts to enhance its fleet and become more fuel efficient. American is the first U.S. airline to order and take delivery of the 777-300ER. The new aircraft is designed to enhance the customer experience and includes fully lie-flat First and Business Class seats, plus seating plans that will allow American to offer a premium product in the Main Cabin and Wi-Fi capability to keep customers connected while traveling internationally. American will also increase the total number of weekly flights between DFW and Sao Paulo from seven times per week to 12 times per week beginning June 14. Also on June 14, flights… Read more »

sandman
sandman

Update: AA received approval today for the above request.

langbro
langbro

Decent article about these and other Miami-Brazil changes:
http://www.centreforaviation.com/analysis/even-in-bankruptcy-protection-american-airlines-continues-to-grow-important-brazilian-market-66903

Also mentions that TAM is most likely to use the 77W on MIA-GRU later this year.

yellows2k
yellows2k

[FONT=inherit] [FONT=inherit][LEFT][FONT=inherit][LEFT][FONT=inherit][FONT=inherit][SIZE=11px][FONT=inherit][SIZE=14px]PRESS RELEASE [/SIZE][/FONT] [COLOR=#888888]June 13, 2012, 11:00 a.m. EDT American Airlines Celebrates Launch of New Routes and Additional Frequencies from Miami American Begins Service Between Miami and Seattle and Between Miami and Manaus, Brazil; Launches Additional Frequencies Between Miami and Brazil and Between Miami and Barcelona[/FONT][/FONT][/LEFT][/FONT][/LEFT] [/FONT][/SIZE][/FONT][/COLOR] [FONT=inherit][FONT=inherit] [/FONT] MIAMI, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — American Airlines, a founding member of the oneworld® alliance, is proud to celebrate the launch of two new routes and various additional frequencies from Miami International Airport (MIA). Tomorrow, June 14, the airline will begin daily service between Miami and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and between Miami and Eduardo Gomes International Airport in Manaus, Brazil (MAO). American will also begin several additional frequencies to Brazil, increasing flights from Miami to Brasilia (BSB) and Belo Horizonte (CNF) from five and three times per week, respectively, to daily; as well as additional frequencies to Spain, increasing flights from Miami to Barcelona (BCN) from five times per week to daily. “We are very excited to be launching these new routes and frequencies, which give our customers even more travel options to and from Miami,” said Marilyn DeVoe, American’s Vice President – Miami. “In addition, the… Read more »

HavanaMiami1977
HavanaMiami1977

Also Miami-Asuncion, Paraguay is coming