New Routes Begin This Fall from American’s Miami and New York – JFK Hubs
Having received approval from both U.S. and Brazilian authorities, American Airlines will launch 17 additional frequencies between the United States and Brazil beginning this fall. These new routes provide American’s customers with even more choices and seamless travel options when traveling to and from Latin America.
“Customers have told us they desire more service to South America’s largest country
and economy,” said Virasb Vahidi, American’s Chief Commercial Officer. “Our expanded service
to Brazil, along with the introduction of our Boeing 777-300ER to São Paulo this December, will
give our customers even more travel choices to Latin America.”
Beginning Oct. 1, American will launch a second daily flight between New York’s
Kennedy Airport and São Paulo. On Nov. 15, American will convert its daily Miami to Salvador
flight, with continuing service to Recife, from one-stop service to non-stop service five days per
week between Miami and both Recife and Salvador. American will also increase its current one
daily non-stop flight between Miami and Rio de Janeiro to two daily non-stops in mid-December.
Below are the schedules for the new services (all times shown are local):
In June, American increased weekly flights between Dallas/Fort Worth and São Paulo
from seven times per week to 12 times per week and increased flights from Miami to Brasília
and Belo Horizonte from five and three times per week, respectively, to daily. American also
launched new service between its Miami hub and Manaus, its seventh destination in Brazil, on
With the most service between North America and Brazil, American serves Brazil from
Miami to Belo Horizonte, Brasília, Manaus, Recife, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador and São Paulo;
from New York – Kennedy to Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo; and from Dallas/Fort Worth to Rio
de Janeiro and São Paulo. In total, American offers nearly 800 weekly flights to more than 40
cities throughout Latin America, including Mexico, Central and South America.
In addition, the Dallas/Fort Worth – São Paulo flight will be the first to feature the newest
addition to American’s fleet, the Boeing 777-300ER, this December.