American Airlines Announces New Flights to Europe

American Airlines is giving its customers more access to Europe, with new summer service to Budapest (BUD) and Prague (PRG) from Philadelphia, and additional service to Venice (VCE) from Chicago, starting May 4, 2018.

“Summer travel to Europe is very popular,” said Vasu Raja, American’s vice president, Network & Schedule Planning. “These flights will conveniently connect customers from two very important hubs – Chicago and Philadelphia – to exciting markets across the Atlantic.”

Budapest and Prague will be new destinations on American’s route map. The airline currently offers service to Venice from Philadelphia. This summer, American began service to Amsterdam and Rome from Dallas/Fort Worth, and to Barcelona from Chicago, further expanding its European footprint. American and its joint business partners serve 23 destinations in Europe nonstop from the U.S. with more than 130 daily departures.

2018 service dates: May 4-October 27, 2018

Philadelphia-Budapest – 6:25 p.m.-9:35 a.m. (next day)
Budapest-Philadelphia – 11:35 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Philadelphia-Prague – 6:30 p.m.-9:05 a.m. (next day)
Budapest-Philadelphia – 11:30 a.m.-3:10 p.m.

Chicago O’Hare-Venice 7:00 p.m.-11:00 a.m. (next day)
Venice-Chicago O’Hare 2:50 p.m.-6:15 p.m.

The Philadelphia flights will be served by Boeing 767-300 aircraft and Venice will be served by a Boeing 787-800 aircraft. Schedules are subject to government approval.

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