FORT WORTH, Texas, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines today announces daily nonstop service between Miami International Airport (MIA) and Malpensa Airport (MXP) in Milan – further strengthening American's position as a premier provider of international travel to Europe. Through American's extensive network out of Miami, customers traveling from Milan will now have access to more than 100 destinations throughout the United States, Caribbean and Latin America. Customers can begin booking travel on the new route June 2, for travel beginning Nov. 21.
"As the home to a growing Italian population and one of the world's key fashion industry markets, Miami continues to be a preferred destination for travel from Milan," said Marilyn DeVoe, American's Vice President – Miami. "This new route enhances our expanding global network and provides our European customers a gateway to many Caribbean and Latin America destinations from our Miami hub."
"Miami is one of the world's top business and leisure destinations, so it is important to provide travelers from around the globe easy access to our community's trade, commerce and tourism opportunities," said Carlos A. Gimenez, Mayor, Miami-Dade County. "With this new route, American Airlines demonstrates its commitment to enhancing Miami's position as a premier travel destination and helps to advance the area's economic growth."
Daily MIA-MXP Service Schedule (all times local)
- Departs MIA at 5:55 p.m. ET
- Arrives at MXP at 9:35 a.m. CET the following day
- Departs MXP at 11:25 a.m. CET
- Arrives at MIA at 4:40 p.m. ET
The new service between Miami and Milan will be operated as part of American's joint business agreement with British Airways and Iberia. Through the airlines' enhanced relationship, American's customers have access to more than 125 destinations throughout Europe. In addition to the new service from Miami, American also currently serves MXP from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York. The new route will be operated with a Boeing 767-300 with 218 seats.
About American Airlines
American Airlines focuses on providing an exceptional travel experience across the globe, serving more than 260 airports in more than 50 countries and territories. American's fleet of nearly 900 aircraft fly more than 3,500 daily flights worldwide from hubs in Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami and New York. American flies to nearly 100 international locations including important markets such as London, Madrid, Sao Paulo and Tokyo. With more than 500 new planes scheduled to join the fleet, including continued deliveries of the Boeing 737 family of aircraft and new additions such as the Boeing 777-300ER and the Airbus A320 family of aircraft, American is building toward the youngest and most modern fleet among major U.S. carriers. American's website, aa.com®, provides customers with easy access to check and book fares, and personalized news, information and travel offers. American's AAdvantage® program, voted Program of the Year at the 2013 Freddie Awards, lets members earn miles for travel and everyday purchases and redeem miles for flights to almost 950 destinations worldwide, as well as flight upgrades, vacation packages, car rentals, hotel stays and other retail products. The airline also offers nearly 40 Admirals Club® locations worldwide providing comfort, convenience, and an environment with a full range of services making it easy for customers to stay productive without interruption. American is a founding member of the oneworld® alliance, which brings together some of the best and biggest airlines in the world, including global brands like British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Iberia Airlines, Japan Airlines, LAN and Qantas. Together, its members serve more than 840 destinations served by some 9,000 daily flights to nearly 160 countries and territories. Connect with American on Twitter @AmericanAir or Facebook.com/AmericanAirlines. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AMR Corporation common stock trades under the symbol "AAMRQ" on the OTCQB marketplace, operated by OTC Markets Group.
SOURCE American Airlines