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Katie Spill­man, PR Counsel

North­west Flori­da Beach­es Inter­na­tion­al Air­port (850) 2240174 or [email protected]​moorecommgroup.​com

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NORTH­WEST FLORI­DA BEACH­ES INTER­NA­TION­AL AIR­PORT WEL­COMES AMER­I­CAN AIRLINES

World’s largest air­line to offer pas­sen­gers non­stop ser­vice to Char­lotte Dou­glas and Dallas/​Fort Worth Inter­na­tion­al Air­port, as well as open­ing up east and west coast des­ti­na­tions for local passengers

PANA­MA CITY, FL (Jan. 18, 2018) – North­west Flori­da Beach­es Inter­na­tion­al Air­port (ECP) and Amer­i­can Air­lines are excit­ed to announce begin­ning June 7, 2018, Amer­i­can Air­lines will be pro­vid­ing new dai­ly air ser­vice for passengers.

Amer­i­can Air­lines will offer non­stop ser­vice to Char­lotte Dou­glas (CLT) and Dallas/​Fort Worth (DFW)

Inter­na­tion­al Air­ports. The two air­ports serve as two of Amer­i­can Air­lines’ largest hubs, open­ing up east

and west coast des­ti­na­tions for local passengers.

Amer­i­can Air­lines oper­ates more than 760 flights dai­ly from DFW pro­vid­ing access to more than 206 des­ti­na­tions over 30 coun­tries, includ­ing recent­ly announced ser­vice to Ice­land and return­ing ser­vice to Venice and Ams­ter­dam this sum­mer. Amer­i­can is also offer­ing pas­sen­gers even more options through their strong East Coast con­nec­tor from CLT with more than 675 dai­ly flights to more than 156 des­ti­na­tions in 25 countries .

The world’s largest air­line rounds out ECP’s list of elite air­line part­ners as Amer­i­can Air­lines joins the ranks of Delta, South­west and Unit­ed to bring pas­sen­gers even more ser­vice to des­ti­na­tions across the Unit­ed States, and seam­less glob­al connections.

We are thrilled to wel­come Amer­i­can Air­lines to ECP and pro­vide our pas­sen­gers with more non­stop des­ti­na­tions and easy access to glob­al con­nec­tions through hubs like Dallas/​Fort Worth and Char­lotte Dou­glas,” said Park­er W. McClel­lan, Jr., A.A.E., air­port Exec­u­tive Direc­tor. As we move into our eighth year, we are proud of the growth of our Air­port which wouldn’t be pos­si­ble with­out the strong sup­port of our local part­ners and board members.”

This new announce­ment, in addi­tion to ongo­ing ser­vice from Delta, South­west and Unit­ed Air­lines, con­tin­ues to put North­west Flori­da on the map and ensure addi­tion­al oppor­tu­ni­ties to the Region.

The new year-round Amer­i­can Air­lines flights will be oper­at­ed by a CRJ-700, with nine seats in First and 56 in Main Cab­in, for a total of 65 seats.

Pas­sen­gers may begin book­ing Amer­i­can Air­lines flights to and from ECP on Mon­day, Jan­u­ary 22 by vis­it­ing the air­line web­site at amer​i​canair​lines​.com.

Char­lotte Dou­glas flight details:

Sched­ule effec­tive on June 7, 2018 (oper­at­ed by CRJ-700)

  • Depart CLT 11:35 a.m. Arrive ECP 12:25 p.m.
  • Depart CLT 7:25 p.m. Arrive ECP 8:15 p.m.
  • Depart ECP 7:45 a.m. Arrive CLT 10:35 a.m.
  • Depart ECP 3:00 p.m. Arrive CLT 5:50 p.m.

Dallas/​Fort Worth flight details:

Sched­ule effec­tive on June 7, 2018 (oper­at­ed by CRJ-700)

  • Depart DFW 12:21 p.m. Arrive ECP 2:28 p.m.
  • Depart DFW 8:35 p.m. Arrive ECP 10:42 p.m.
  • Depart ECP 6:00 a.m. Arrive DFW 8:07 a.m.
  • Depart ECP 1:05 p.m. Arrive DFW 3:12 p.m.

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About North­west Flori­da Beach­es Inter­na­tion­al Airport

North­west Flori­da Beach­es Inter­na­tion­al Air­port (ECP) offers some of the region’s low­est aver­age air­fares and is locat­ed less than 30 min­utes from Pana­ma City Beach, Pana­ma City and the beach­es of South Wal­ton. Today, with ser­vice from Delta, South­west, and Unit­ed, ECP pro­vides dai­ly flights to world­wide des­ti­na­tions, includ­ing non­stop flights to Atlanta (ATL), Bal­ti­more (BWI), Char­lotte (CLT), Dal­las (DAL/DFW), Den­ver (DEN), Houston(HOU/IAH), Nashville (BNA), St. Louis (STL), Austin (AUS), and Chica­go (MDW). The first inter­na­tion­al air­port to be built in more than a decade, ECP pro­vides North­west Flori­da com­mu­ni­ties with first-class facil­i­ties and was strate­gi­cal­ly devel­oped for major eco­nom­ic devel­op­ment oppor­tu­ni­ties. ECP is the gate­way to vis­i­tors seek­ing North­west Florida’s famous beaches.

About Amer­i­can Air­lines Group

Amer­i­can Air­lines and Amer­i­can Eagle offer an aver­age of near­ly 6,700 flights per day to near­ly 350 des­ti­na­tions in more than 50 coun­tries. Amer­i­can has hubs in Char­lotte, Chica­go, Dallas/​Fort Worth, Los Ange­les, Mia­mi, New York, Philadel­phia, Phoenix, and Wash­ing­ton, D.C. Amer­i­can is a found­ing mem­ber of the oneworld alliance, whose mem­bers and mem­bers-elect serve near­ly 1,000 des­ti­na­tions with 14,250 dai­ly flights to 150 coun­tries. Shares of Amer­i­can Air­lines Group Inc. trade on Nas­daq under the tick­er sym­bol AAL. In 2015, its stock joined the S&P 500 index. Con­nect with Amer­i­can on Twit­ter @AmericanAir and at Face​book​.com/​A​m​e​r​i​c​a​n​A​i​r​lines.