American Airlines recently announced it is planning to expand its services to various international destinations by the end of 2015. The airline indicated that it will be adding eight new routes throughout the Caribbean, Mexico and Latin America.
The airline said that the new routes will help it to further strengthen its base in these key regions and offer increased travel options to the customers. The new destinations where the airline plans to introduce flights include Mariscal Sucre International Airport (UIO) in Quito (Ecuador), Gregorio Luperon International Airport (POP) in Puerto Plata (Dominican Republic), Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ), Sangster International Airport (MBJ) in Montego Bay (Jamaica), Curacao International Airport (CUR), General Rafael Buelna International Airport (MZT) in Mazatlan (Mexico), and Mexico City International Airport (MEX). The launch of flights services is pending regulatory approvals.
Art Torno, American Airlines’’ Senior Vice President for Mexico, the Caribbean and Latin America, said, “American Airlines is the premier carrier to Mexico, the Caribbean and Latin America. It is presently operating flights to 85 destinations in these regions. The launch of services on eight new routes shows the airline’s commitment to its customers by offering flexible travel options. The new routes are also aimed at promoting tourism and travel in these regions.”
Meanwhile, American Airlines also said that it is planning to resume its flights to Caracas from New York JFK effective from December 17, 2015. The airline will deploy a Boeing 757 aircraft to operate the five-times weekly services between the two destinations. The airline is presently serving Mexico, the Caribbean and Latin America with more than 1,750 weekly flights.