Squirrel83 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Posted (10 years 3 months ago) and read 3482 times:
MIAMI, May 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines will inaugurate
new, daily nonstop service between Miami and Manchester, United Kingdom, on
Nov. 1, 2004. Manchester will become the fourth European destination served
by American from the Miami hub.
The first eastbound flight departs Miami on Nov. 1, and the first
westbound flight departs Manchester on Nov. 2. This seasonal service will
operate through April 30, 2005. The route will be served with a Boeing 767
aircraft with capacity for 29 Business-Class and 178 Coach-Class passengers.
"The United Kingdom is Florida's largest tourism market. The number of
visitors arriving from the U.K. is expected to grow appreciably this year --
and continue to grow in the coming years," said William D. Talbert III,
president & CEO, Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau. "American's
new direct Miami-Manchester service gives a welcome boost to Miami-Dade's
tourism industry and makes it easier than ever for U.K. tourists to visit us
here in Miami."
Miami is American's top international gateway. American and its regional
partner American Eagle operate the airport's largest flight schedule with more
than 200 flights a day to 90 destinations, including 35 cities in the United
States, three destinations in Europe, two in Canada and 50 in the Caribbean,
the Bahamas, and Latin America.
The following is American's new schedule to Manchester from Miami
International Airport (all times local):
From MIA to MAN From MAN TO MIA
Flight Departure Arrival Flight Departure Arrival
158 6:30 p.m. 7:55 a.m.* 157 11:35 a.m. 4:15 p.m.
*Arrives following day
American Airlines is the world's largest carrier. American, American
Eagle and the AmericanConnection regional carriers serve more than 250 cities
in over 40 countries with nearly 4,200 daily flights. The combined network
fleet numbers more than 1,000 aircraft. American's award-winning Web site,
AA.com, 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.
Gilesdavies From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2003, 3012 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (10 years 2 months 4 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 3387 times:
Here is the news from Manchester Airports website (pretty mush the same wording).
American Airlines Announce New Manchester to Miami Service
American Airlines is to launch a new daily non-stop service between Miami and Manchester on November 1, 2004. American currently serves Chicago and Boston from Manchester.
The first eastbound flight departs Miami November 1, and the first westbound flight departs Manchester November 2. This seasonal service will operate until April 30, 2005. The route will be served with a Boeing 767-300 aircraft with capacity for 29 Business Class and 178 Economy Class passengers.
Manchester Airport Managing Director John Spooner said: "Manchester Airport
continues to grow with the best possible choice for many more business and leisure passengers. This announcement is more good news for transatlantic passengers from Manchester and we wish American Airlines well with the new route to Miami."
The announcement of the new service was also welcomed by William D. Talbert III, President & CEO, Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau; "The United Kingdom is one of Greater Miami and the Beaches' largest visitors markets. The number of visitors arriving from the UK is expected to grow appreciably this year - and continue to grow in the coming years," he said. "American's new direct Miami-Manchester service makes it easier than ever for UK visitors to vacation in Miami."
The schedule for the new flight is as follows:
Manchester to Miami
AA157 Departs @ 11:35 a.m. Arrives @ 4:15 p.m.
Miami to Manchester
AA158 Departs @ 6:30 p.m. Arrives @ 7:50 a.m. (*arrives following day)
American Airlines is the world's largest carrier. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection regional carriers serve more than 250 cities in over 40 countries with more than 3,900 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 1,000 aircraft. American's UK Web site, provides users with easy access to check and book fares, plus information and travel offers. American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld Alliance.