AMERICAN AIRLINES CARGO EXPANDS SEASONAL CARGO SERVICE TO AND FROM THE UK & IRELAND

AMERICAN AIRLINES CARGO EXPANDS SEASONAL CARGO SERVICE TO AND FROM THE UK & IRELAND

May 1, 2015

FORT WORTH, Texas — American Airlines Cargo has introduced three new U.K. and Ireland service points to its summer schedule for 2015. Edinburgh, Glasgow and Shannon will all see the introduction of flights from the U.S.A. starting in May.

Cargo service between Glasgow and Philadelphia will commence on May 3 and service between Edinburgh and New York’s, JFK as well as Shannon and Philadelphia will begin on May 7.

American will utilize B757 aircraft in these markets, perfect for smaller size shipments where speed and efficiency are critical.

“It’s important that our growing network offers customers the widest possible choice of departure destinations in both the UK and Ireland. With these seasonal services we are adding some great local cities to our existing established route network” said Tristan Koch, Managing Director Cargo Sales in the region with American.

About American Airlines Cargo

American Airlines Cargo is a division of American Airlines Group, the holding company for American Airlines and US Airways. American provides one of the largest cargo networks in the world with cargo terminals and interline connections across the globe. Every day, American transports cargo between major cities in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Latin America and Asia. Together with American Eagle and US Airways Express, the airlines operate an average of nearly 6,700 daily flights worldwide to and from hubs in Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Washington, DC.