American Eagle Airlines to fly from Chicago to Sioux Falls, Rapid City, Charleston and Fargo; and from Birmingham to Miami

Friday, October 9, 2009, 15:01 by Jose Philip

American Eagle Airlines, based in Fort Worth, Texas, the United States, has announced several new services.

The airline will launch non-stop service, three times a day, between Sioux Falls Regional Airport (FSD) in South Dakota and O’Hare International Airport in Chicago on April 6, 2010. A 50-seat Embraer ERJ-145 jet aircraft is to be used on this route.

On the Sioux Falls-Chicago route, flights will take off from Sioux Falls Regional Airport at 7 a.m., 11.20 a.m. and 6.25 p.m. daily. In the return direction, flights leave Chicago O’Hare International Airport at 9.05 a.m., 4.15 p.m. and 8.35 p.m. daily.

Seasonal flights between Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP) in South Dakota and O’Hare International Airport in Chicago will be operated from June 10, 2010, to September 24, 2010, with Embraer ERJ-140 jet planes having 44 seats.

On the Chicago-Rapid City seasonal route, flights will leave depart Chicago O’Hare International Airport at 8.45 a.m. and 3.45 p.m. On the return leg, flights depart from Rapid City Regional Airport at 10.55 a.m. and 5.45 p.m.

American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, said in a statement that it is also starting non-stop flights between Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Yeager Airport in Charleston, West Virginia. The airline is using a 50-seat Embraer ERJ-145 jet aircraft for the twice daily service on the Chicago-Charleston route.

The new service of American Eagle Airlines between Hector International Airport in Fargo, North Dakota, and Chicago in Illinois is scheduled to start on April 6, 2010. A 50-seat jet will be used for the 3 daily departures and arrivals for the Fargo-Chicago flights.

Yet another new, non-stop service planned by American Eagle Airlines is between Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) in Alabama and Miami International Airport (MIA) in Florida from April 6, 2010. An Embraer ERJ-145 jet, having 50 seats, will be used for the twice-a-day service on the Birmingham-Miami route.

The American Eagle Airlines flights will take off from Birmingham at 6.15 a.m. and 12.30 p.m. and land in Miami at 9.10 a.m. and 3.20 p.m., respectively. In the return direction, the flights will leave Miami at 11 a.m. and 9.20 p.m. and reach Birmingham at 12.05 p.m. and 10.25 p.m., respectively.

At present, American Eagle Airlines operates 3 daily, non-stop flights to Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport from its hub in Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW).