Will AMR sell American Eagle?
American Eagle Airlines (Dallas/Fort Worth) is again facing the possibility of being spun off and sold. Parent AMR Corporation is again considering this possibility following the sale of two regional carriers by Delta Air Lines.
Eagle’s pilots, represented by ALPA, have demanded to be part of any considerations with the publication of this press release:
In route news, American Eagle Airlines, yesterday (July 2) launched five daily nonstop flights between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport (ATL). Eagle is flying the route with Bombardier CRJ700 regional jet aircraft, featuring Eagle’s new First Class service. Eagle is now expanding operations at LGA with CRJ700s.
Additionally, American Eagle, yesterday (July 2) also launched nonstop jet service between Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and Tri-Cities Regional Airport (TRI), operating the service with 44-seat Embraer ERJ 140 regional jets.
Copyright Photo: Brian McDonough. Bombardier CRJ700 (CL-600-2C10) N520DC (msn 10140) prepares to land at Washington (Reagan National).
Filed under: American Eagle, AMR Corporation, Bombardier, Bombardier CRJ700, CL-600-2C10, CRJ700 Tagged: 10140, American Eagle, AMR Corporation, Bombardier, Bombardier CL-600-2C10, Bombardier CRJ700, Brian McDonough, CL-600-2C10, CRJ700, DCA, N520DC, Reagan National, Washington
Posted by Bruce Drum at July 3, 2010 5:52 a.m.
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