American Airlines Cargo today adds seasonal widebody capacity into the European market, providing customers with more shipping options.
Beginning today, American will offer daily nonstop service between Chicago O'Hare (ORD) and Dublin (DUB) as well as New York Kennedy (JFK) and Rome (FCO). Both routes will be operated with a B767-300 aircraft, and service will continue through Oct. 25.
Exports from Dublin are expected to include pharmaceuticals, medical products, aircraft parts and electronics. Eastbound exports will include machine parts, computer parts, chemicals, pharmaceuticals and textiles.
From Rome, exports will include high-end fashion, textiles and automotive parts. Pharmaceuticals are expected to be the primary export eastbound.
Today, American will also upgrade its widebody service between Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) and Paris (CDG) to a B777-200 aircraft. Service with a B767-300 aircraft will resume on Aug. 18.
Daily service schedule between ORD and DUB
Daily service schedule between JFK and FCO
Daily service schedule between DFW and CDG
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 its hubs in Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Washington DC.