American Airlines has announced its most significant trans-Atlantic expansion since 2019. As part of this expansion:
- New nonstop routes from Philadelphia will connect to Copenhagen, Naples, and Nice.
- Dallas-Fort Worth will also have a new service to Barcelona.
- The airline is reintroducing its Chicago to Venice route.
American Airlines Summer 2024 Routes
Starting next summer, there will be more than 200 US cities with one-stop access to Europe via these new routes. Ticket sales begin on August 20, available on aa.com and American Airlines mobile app.
Philadelphia will see its largest European connection since 2019, offering 15 daily nonstop flights to 14 European destinations. This includes:
- Philadelphia to Nice (gateway to the French Riviera) from May 6.
- Philadelphia to Naples, known for its rich Italian heritage and the Amalfi Coast, from June 5.
- Philadelphia to Copenhagen, showcasing vibrant Nyhavn harbor and traditional Scandinavian delights, from June 6.
In addition, the airline is enhancing its connectivity across the Atlantic.
The new Dallas-Fort Worth to Barcelona route positions American as the leading US airline serving Barcelona.
The relaunched Chicago to Venice route provides an exclusive nonstop service, augmenting an existing route from Philadelphia and ensuring wider domestic connections.
American is also extending its service throughout the year to major European destinations, including Lisbon, Madrid, and Rome.
List of all new routes
|Destination||Service Notes||Aircraft Type|
|PHL to CPH||New daily service begins June 6, 2024||Boeing 787-9|
|PHL to NAP||New daily service begins June 5, 2024||Boeing 787-8|
|PHL to NCE||New daily service begins May 6, 2024||Boeing 787-9|
|DFW to BCN||New daily service begins June 5, 2024||Boeing 777-200|
|ORD to VCE||Resuming daily service on June 5, 2024||Boeing 787-8|
|ORD to Athens (ATH)||Earlier seasonal restart on May 6, 2024||Boeing 787-9|
|CLT to Dublin (DUB)||Earlier seasonal restart on March 5, 2024||Boeing 777-200|
|JFK to ATH||Earlier seasonal restart on March 31, 2024||Boeing 777-200|
|PHL to VCE||Earlier seasonal restart on April 4, 2024||Boeing 787-8|
|CLT to Madrid (MAD)||Expanding to year-round service||Boeing 777-200|
|DFW to DUB||Expanding to year-round service||Boeing 787-8 (winter)
and 777-200 (summer)
|DFW to Rome (FCO)||Expanding to year-round service||Boeing 787-8 and 787-9|
|PHL to BCN||Expanding to year-round service||Boeing 787-8|
|PHL to Lisbon, Portugal (LIS)||Expanding to year-round service||Boeing 787-8 (winter)
and 787-9 (summer)
Expansion starts this winter
Travelers eager for winter getaways will be pleased with American’s expanded schedule to Mexico, the Caribbean, and Latin America. This includes an increased frequency of flights from Dallas-Fort Worth to Buenos Aires from this October.
|Route||Service Notes||Aircraft Type|
|CLT to Eleuthera, Bahamas (ELH)||Expand to daily flights from Feb. 15 to April 3||Bombardier CRJ 700|
|CLT to Georgetown, Bahamas (GGT)||Expand to daily flights from Feb. 15 to April 3||Bombardier CRJ 900|
|CLT to Marsh Harbour, Bahamas (MHH)||Expand to daily flights from Feb. 15 to April 3||Embraer E175|
|DFW to Buenos Aires, Argentina (EZE)||Expand to daily flights starting Oct. 29||Boeing 787-9|
|DFW to Cozumel, Mexico (CZM)||Expand to two daily flights from Jan. 8 to April 3||Boeing 737-800|
|DFW to Nassau, Bahamas (NAS)||Expand to daily flights starting Feb. 15||Boeing 737-800|
|MIA to Anguilla (AXA)||Expand to two daily flights from Jan. 8 to April 3||Embraer E175|
|MIA to Bridgetown, Barbados (BGI)||Expand to three daily flights from Jan. 8 to April 3||Boeing 737-800|
|MIA to St Maarten (SXM)||Expand to three daily flights from Jan. 8 to April 3||Boeing 737-800|
|MIA to Tortola, British Virgin Islands (EIS)||Expand to three flights on Saturdays from Jan. 8 to April 3||Embraer E175|
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