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AA Plans Service To Veracruz, Mexico

Fri Feb 25, 2005 1:58 pm

American Airlines continues their expansion of Mexican services.

American Airlines intends to begin daily non-stop service between Dallas and Veracruz, Mexico, using ERJ aircraft, on 2 July 2005. They applied with DOT today:

http://dmses.dot.gov/docimages/p80/316751.pdf

In the past few months, American Airlines has also added service from Dallas to San Luis Potosi and Torreon, and service to Chihuahua begins in May.

American Airlines also serves the Mexican cities of Acapulco, Aguascalientes, Cancun, Cozumel, Guadalajara, Ixtapa, Leon, Mexico City, Monterrey, Puerto Vallarta, and San Jose del Cabo from the US gateways of Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, and St. Louis.
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RE: AA Plans Service To Veracruz, Mexico

Fri Feb 25, 2005 2:13 pm

Nice to see they included STL as a gateway hehe, but good news to AA. Is there still rumors of AA switching some mexican ops to AM or MX?
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RE: AA Plans Service To Veracruz, Mexico

Fri Feb 25, 2005 5:17 pm

I wonder what if any defense CO will mount the protect their "Mexican Empire"?
 
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RE: AA Plans Service To Veracruz, Mexico

Fri Feb 25, 2005 10:31 pm

I don't know about "switching" ops. for flights to Mexico to AM or MX. But AA is known to have a very close relationship w/ MX and indeed AA codeshare's on some of it's flights to Mexico
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RE: AA Plans Service To Veracruz, Mexico

Fri Feb 25, 2005 10:49 pm

CO was planning capacity expansion on VER before this announcement. AA has been short of regional jets (backfilling F100 routes), and they said that they would only do this service once jets were available. Guess that they have those jets now.
 
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RE: AA Plans Service To Veracruz, Mexico

Sat Feb 26, 2005 1:42 am

Great to see American/American Eagle on the rise to Mexico.

I can definitely see AA becoming a huge asset to Mexican travelers. But, what about some expansion in the Caribbean.

All I heard that American Eagle may fly SJU-VQS (Vieques). Any other cities?
 
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RE: AA Plans Service To Veracruz, Mexico

Sat Feb 26, 2005 2:48 am

Quoting AA623BDLSJU (reply 5):

All I heard that American Eagle may fly SJU-VQS (Vieques). Any other cities?


Grenada and Antigua will likely be getting their non-stops to Miami back in the future. Eagle is also looking at adding new cities in the Bahamas, though they are being cautious.
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RE: AA Plans Service To Veracruz, Mexico

Sat Feb 26, 2005 2:49 am

CO has been serving Veracruz from Houston for about 10 years, they have a few more markets from Houston yet to be announced in Mexico coming online.

Also they are growing their Mexican network from LAX, they have three routes from LAX to Mexico which will most likely grow. Hopefully they will also land the LAX-Mexico City rights, stay tuned.
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RE: AA Plans Service To Veracruz, Mexico

Sat Feb 26, 2005 3:52 am

Continental's summer schedule to Mexico (when combined with CO Express) will be up to 65 daily flights from IAH.

WEEKLY flights

4 to Durango
2 to Huatulco
2 to Manzanillo
4 to Merida (mainline)

DAILY

1 to Acapulco (mainline)
2 to Aguascalientes
7 to Cancun (mainline)
2 to Chihuahua
2 to Ciudad del Carmen
2 to Cozumel (mainline)
6 to Guadalajara (1 mainline)
1 to Ixtapa/Zihuatenejo
4 to Leon/Guanajuato (1 mainline)
2 to Mazatlan
8 to Mexico City (6 mainline)
1 to Monclova
8 to Monterrey (1 mainline)
1 to Morelia
1 to Oaxaca
1 to Puebla
3 to Puerto Vallarta (1 mainline)
1 to Queretaro
1 to Saltillo
2 to San Jose del Cabo (mainline)
2 to San Luis Potosi
1 to Tampico
1 to Toluca
2 to Torreon
2 to Veracruz
1 to Villahermosa
 
juventus
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RE: AA Plans Service To Veracruz, Mexico

Sat Feb 26, 2005 10:57 am

I'm surprise they haven't started Veracruz yet.

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