American Airlines has recently unveiled its plans to introduce new and resumed routes to various European destinations for the summer of 2024.
This move comes as a response to the increasing demand for flights between the US and Europe during the peak holiday season. With a total of 67 daily flights operating between 11 US cities and 17 European destinations, American Airlines aims to provide travellers with convenient and diverse options for their European getaways.
Starting from May 5, 2024, American Airlines will launch daily seasonal flights from Philadelphia to the picturesque city of Nice. This route will offer travellers the opportunity to explore the stunning coastal scenery of the French Riviera. Additionally, on June 1, the carrier will introduce daily flights from Philadelphia to Copenhagen, allowing passengers to immerse themselves in the beauty and charm of the Nordic region. Furthermore, American Airlines will commence daily seasonal flights from Philadelphia to Naples on June 5, providing travellers with a gateway to experience the rich cultural heritage and culinary delights of southern Italy.
American Airlines will also be introducing a new daily seasonal route from Dallas Fort Worth to Barcelona, starting from June 1. This will be the first nonstop flight between these two vibrant cities, offering travellers a direct and convenient way to explore the architectural wonders, vibrant culture, and stunning beaches of Barcelona.
In addition to the new routes, American Airlines will resume daily flights between Chicago and Venice, marking the return of this popular connection since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. This service will complement the existing flights between Philadelphia and Venice, providing travellers with even more options to explore the enchanting canals and historic landmarks of one of Italy’s most beloved cities.
American Airlines’ expanded network for summer 2024 will include a wide range of European destinations. Passengers will have daily services to Copenhagen, Lisbon, Milan Malpensa, Munich, Naples, Nice, and Zurich. Additionally, there will be two daily flights to Amsterdam, Frankfurt, and Venice. For those looking to explore Greece, American Airlines will offer three daily flights to Athens. Travellers interested in visiting Dublin will have the option of four daily flights, while Barcelona and Madrid will have five daily flights each. The airline will provide six daily flights to Paris CDG and Rome. Finally, for those seeking to travel to London, American Airlines will operate an impressive 25 daily flights to London Heathrow.
Kyle Mabry, American Airlines’ vice president of operations and commercial for Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific, expressed his excitement about the new routes and the increasing demand for transatlantic travel. He stated, “We are thrilled to be introducing three new European summer destinations in 2024, catering to the increasing demand for flights between the US and Europe over the summer period.”
Mabry further elaborated on the unique experiences that each destination offers. “All three new destinations offer a rich, diverse experience for travellers. Whether they’re looking to explore the coastal scenery of the Riviera, bask in the natural beauty of the Nordic region, or simply seeking to enjoy Aperol and pizza with Vesuvius as a backdrop,” he said.
Moreover, he emphasized the importance of Philadelphia as a gateway for travellers from Europe to the United States. “Or for those travelling from Europe to the States for summer, Philadelphia provides the perfect gateway to explore a vast range of destinations, all providing a different sense of adventure,” Mabry added.