American provides 3 new and expanded routes for winter 2024

American Airways is gearing as much as ship winter-weary vacationers to hotter pastures.

The Fort Value-based provider introduced on Thursday its new routes for the upcoming winter season. Maybe unsurprisingly, they’re targeted on taking flyers to warm-weather locations.

As a part of the information, American is including its first-ever route from its Dallas-Fort Value megahub to Brisbane, Australia, in addition to new and expanded service to Brazil, Hawaii and extra.

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You may catch all the small print under, and all new flights will turn out to be accessible for buy as of Feb. 5.

American’s Dallas to Brisbane route

Later this yr, American will launch its first-ever nonstop route connecting Dallas Fort Value Worldwide Airport (DFW) and Brisbane Airport (BNE).

Every day service will begin on Oct. 27, and this new route will function seasonally all through the winter within the Northern Hemisphere.

At 8,303 miles, this route will turn out to be the longest within the airline’s community, giving it considerably of a flagship standing.


Talking of flagship standing, American confirmed that this new route will completely be served by the airline’s newly designed Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner plane that can characteristic the brand new Flagship Suites and premium economic system merchandise.

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These jets will characteristic 51 Flagship Suites and 32 premium economic system recliners, giving this route an enormous proportion of premium seats. (Maybe that can make it simpler to attain mileage redemption or some confirmed upgrades.)

American is anticipated to debut this new configuration on upcoming Dreamliner deliveries later this yr.

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This new American route will complement the airline’s current tie-up with Qantas, giving flyers between the U.S. and Australia one-stop connections to greater than 200 locations throughout the U.S. and almost 70 locations throughout Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. (Qantas used to fly between Dallas and Brisbane between Might 2011 and September 2014, Cirium schedules present.)


Curiously, this new route comes nearly two years after United Airways launched service between San Francisco and Brisbane and a yr after the airline added Los Angeles to Brisbane service.

Maybe American is feeling the aggressive strain from United, because the latter provider seeks to develop its presence Down Beneath.

Actually, American may also resume seasonal service between LA and Auckland sooner than initially deliberate.

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Initially, American deliberate to renew service on Dec. 18, however now the airline will transfer that date ahead to Dec. 5.

American’s Dallas-to-Rio de Janeiro route

American can also be boosting its presence in Brazil by including service to Rio de Janeiro from Dallas-Fort Value.

The airline will begin this every day seasonal service on Oct. 27. The airline will deploy a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner on this route, that includes 20 business-class lie-flat seats, 28 premium economic system recliners, 48 Major Cabin Further extra-legroom economic system seats and 138 commonplace economic system seats.

Although American is advertising this as a brand new route, the airline final flew between DFW and Rio in 2018, Cirium schedules present.

Along with this “new” route, American will develop its New York to Rio service to every day service starting on Oct. 27.

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As soon as the DFW route launches, American will service Rio from three U.S. gateways on as much as 4 every day flights. The airline has lengthy had a stronghold on the Brazil market among the many U.S. airways; this winter, American will provide extra every day flights to Rio than all different home carriers mixed.

American’s expanded Hawaii service

American may also increase its portfolio of Hawaii routes this winter by resuming flights between DFW and Kona on Hawaii’s Massive Island.

This 3,724-mile route final operated within the 2021 winter season, based on Cirium schedules, so this returning service ought to give vacationers primarily based in and round DFW many extra one-stop choices for attending to paradise.

The resuming Kona service commences on Oct. 27, and it’ll function every day on a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner.

American can also be including a second every day flight between DFW and Maui’s Kahului Airport (OGG) for the height vacation interval, between Dec. 19, 2024, and Jan. 6, 2025.

American’s new short-haul routes


Although a lot of American’s enlargement is concentrated on new and returning winter routes, the airline can also be exhibiting some like to its short-haul community.

The airline is opening a brand new vacation spot in Veracruz, Mexico, with the launch of every day flights from DFW on June 12, 2024. American Eagle will function the route utilizing an Embraer E175.

American final flew to Veracruz over a decade in the past, Cirium schedules present. American will not be the one U.S. airline flying to Veracruz; United Airways already operates every day flights there from Houston.

American may also add a second-weekly flight from DFW to Grand Cayman within the Cayman Islands; Providenciales in Turks and Caicos; and St. Thomas within the U.S. Virgin Islands starting on June 8. This could give flyers extra choices for attending to the Caribbean this summer season.

Backside line

American’s community is rising with three new flights and 7 expanded companies on current routes.

Curiously, a lot of this progress originates on the airline’s Dallas-Fort Value megahub, the place the airline goals to finally attain greater than 1,000 every day flights.

Each Brisbane and Veracruz might be locations unique to DFW, giving flyers extra motive to attach by American’s hub there.

In fact, vacationers on the coasts is likely to be upset to see American seemingly forgo increasing near them in favor of the Solar Belt, however a minimum of extra choices are higher than fewer.

“American is thrilled to develop our worldwide community to offer clients extra methods to flee the chilly subsequent winter,” Brian Znotins, American’s senior vp of community and schedule planning, mentioned in a press release.

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