American Airlines Launches 20 New Routes For 2020

American Airlines has announced a selection of new routes scheduled to begin in summer 2020. The eight additional routes announced earlier today bring the total of number of new routes due to launch in summer 2020 to 20.

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American Airlines has a lot of new routes for holidaymakers looking to travel next summer. Photo: LoadedAaron via Flickr[1]

In a press release published earlier today[2], America’s largest airline revealed eight additional routes due to begin operation in summer 2020.

The latest round of new routes are exclusively domestic, but a number of overseas destinations were announced earlier in the year.

Discussing the route expansion, American Airlines’ Senior Vice President of Network Strategy, Vasu Raja, said:

“Every year, we evaluate our network and look to create more routes and serve unique destinations whether we’re entering new markets like Casablanca or adding more service to places like Traverse City, Michigan.”

New domestic routes for summer 2020

American Airlines[3] has focused on holiday destinations for its summer 2020 route expansion

The airline will operate four new domestic routes using its Embraer 175 jets. These will include flights to Martha’s Vineyard from Philadelphia and Charlotte, as well as a Philadelphia to Nantucket service.

Embraer 175 flights to Traverse City from Philadelphia and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport will also be available every Saturday.

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American Airlines will operate a number of new routes with its Embraer 175s. Photo: formulanone via Flickr[4]

Using its Airbus A319s, American Airlines will also offer passengers flights to Portland, Maine from Dallas-Fort Worth.

Meanwhile, Miami International Airport will also get new flights from Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport and Des Moines International Airport.

American Airlines says it has timed these services to coincide with onwards international flights out of Miami International Airport. These destinations include Montego Bay in Jamaica, St. Vincent and Bonaire.

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