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Regional Jets Replace Turboprops in 14 American Eagle Markets from DFW

Texas Business reports:  FORT WORTH—American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, is replacing all of its ATR turboprop aircraft operating from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

Fourteen markets throughout Arkansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas will have all-jet service beginning Jan. 31.

The airline will operate the daily flights with a combination of 37-, 44- and 50-seat jets.

“We are pleased to once again provide jet service to all Eagle destinations from our hub in Dallas/Fort Worth,” said managing director Gary Foss in a prepared statement.  “We know our customers will enjoy the comfortable, quiet ride of these Embraer jets, enhancing their overall travel experience.”

These are the cities served from Dallas/Fort Worth that will switch to all-jet service on Jan. 31:

        Destination            Daily Departures

        College Station, Texas 3

        Fort Smith, Ark.       4

        Joplin, Mo.            2

        Killeen, Texas         9

        Lawton, Okla.          5

        Longview, Texas        2

        Lubbock, Texas         7

        Monroe, La.            2

        Shreveport, La.        7

        San Angelo, Texas      4

        Waco, Texas            4

        Wichita Falls, Texas   3

        Texarkana, Texas       3

        Tyler, Texas           4




 AMR Corporation, and certain of its United States-based subsidiaries, including American Airlines, Inc. and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation, on Nov. 29 filed voluntary petitions for Chapter 11 reorganization in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.