FORT WORTH, Texas, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines will launch new daily service between Miami International Airport (MIA) and Cap-Haitien, Haiti (CAP), adding a new international destination to the airline's growing global network. Customers can now book travel on the new route for travel beginning Oct. 2, 2014, subject to government approval.
"We have proudly served Haiti for more than 40 years and believe this new service is important not only for our customers, but also as an important catalyst to develop the north coast and open up this historically significant destination," said Art Torno, senior vice president – Mexico, Caribbean and Latin America.
"We are thrilled that American Airlines has decided to launch the first nonstop service from the United States to Cap-Haitien," said Haitian Prime Minister Laurent S. Lamothe. "This new route represents a tremendous opportunity for significant economic impact for our country by connecting Miami directly to the second city of Haiti."
Daily MIA-CAP Service Schedule (all times local):
Departs MIA at 9:50 a.m. ET
Arrives at CAP at 11:50 a.m. ET
Departs CAP at 2 p.m. ET
Arrives at MIA at 3:59 p.m. ET
The new route supplements American's longstanding service to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and will be operated with a Boeing 737-800. Through American's extensive network from Miami, customers traveling from Cap-Haitien will now have access to more than 100 destinations throughout the United States, Caribbean, Europe and Latin America.
About American Airlines Group
American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL) is the holding company for American Airlines and US Airways. Together with wholly owned and third-party regional carriers operating as American Eagle and US Airways Express, the airlines operate an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to 339 destinations in 54 countries from its hubs in Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Washington, D.C. The American Airlines AAdvantage and US Airways Dividend Miles programs allow members to earn miles for travel, vacation packages, car rentals, hotel stays and everyday purchases. 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. Connect with American on Twitter @AmericanAir and at Facebook.com/AmericanAirlines and follow US Airways on Twitter @USAirways.
SOURCE American Airlines Group