American Airlines Announces Launch of New Flight Between Dallas/Fort Worth and San Salvador, El Salvador

Jun 10, 2010, 15:14 ET from American Airlines

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines, a founding member of the oneworld® Alliance, today announced the launch of its new nonstop flight between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and San Salvador, El Salvador (SAL).  The airline is currently celebrating its 20th anniversary serving the Central American country.

American is operating the new flights using  Boeing 737-800 aircraft with 148 seats, 16 of which are in Business Class and 132 in Economy Class.

American currently offers two daily nonstop flights to El Salvador from Miami International Airport (MIA).  There is also one daily flight to El Salvador from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

"This year marks our 20th anniversary serving El Salvador," said Peter Dolara, American's Senior Vice-president – Miami, Caribbean and Latin America.  "The new flight not only gives our customers a new way to get to El Salvador, but also complements our existing service from Miami and Los Angeles.  The new flight offers our passengers from El Salvador more alternatives and connections to other American Airlines destinations".

American and its regional partner, American Eagle, offer service to 42 destinations throughout Latin America and Mexico, more than any other U.S. airline.

Below is the flight schedule of the new flights between Dallas/Fort Worth and San Salvador (local times)



Flight #




Dallas/Fort Worth

San Salvador



3:40 p.m.

6:05 p.m.

Daily Except

Wed. & Sun.

San Salvador

Dallas/Fort Worth



8:40 a.m.

1:10 p.m.

Daily Except

Mon. & Thur.

*Effective June 10   /  **Effective June 11

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American Airlines, American Eagle and AmericanConnection® serve 250 cities in 40 countries with, on average, more than 3,400 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 900 aircraft. American's award-winning Web site,®, provides users with easy access to check and book fares, plus personalized news, information and travel offers. American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld® Alliance, which brings together some of the best and biggest names in the airline business, enabling them to offer their customers more services and benefits than any airline can provide on its own. Together, its members serve nearly 700 destinations in more than 130 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection,, We know why you fly and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. (NYSE: AMR)

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