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American Adds New Summer Weekend Service to New York's LaGuardia from BGR

Date of Release: January 19, 2016

January 18, 2016 - Bangor, Maine – American Airlines will start weekend summer service from Bangor International Airport to New York’s LaGuardia Airport starting June 4th. The service will be operated once daily on Saturdays and Sundays through September 4th.
Tony Caruso, Airport Director commented, “We are very pleased with American’s announcement to start weekend summer service to LaGuardia. This service will be a great addition to the Bangor market giving our customers more choices to New York City, one of our top destinations.” Mr. Caruso went on to say that this service will be on a 50 seat CRJ200. The flights will depart New York at 8:00 am arriving in Bangor at 9:45 am. Flights will depart BGR at 10:15 am and arrive at LaGuardia at 11:50 am.
American Airlines also flies to Philadelphia and Washington, DC from Bangor International and is the airport’s largest carrier transporting more than 44% of BGR passengers annually.
Reservations for the new service can be made on American’s website at or by contacting your local travel agent.

About Bangor International Airport

Bangor International Airport is a full-service regional airport offering non-stop, affordable flights to Chicago (seasonal), Detroit, New York’s LaGuradia, Orlando/Sanford, Philadelphia, Tampa/St. Pete and Washington DC. BGR is currently served by Allegiant, American, Delta, and United. The Airport is an enterprise funded entity operated by the City of Bangor and is supported solely through Airport generated revenue. For more information visit Connect with BGR on Twitter @FlyBGR and on Facebook at

About American Airlines Group.
American Airlines and American Eagle offer an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to nearly 350 destinations in more than 50 countries. American has hubs in Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Washington, D.C. American is a founding member of the oneworld alliance, whose members and members-elect serve nearly 1,000 destinations with 14,250 daily flights to 150 countries. Shares of American Airlines Group Inc. trade on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol AAL. In 2015, its stock joined the S&P 500 index. Connect with American on Twitter @AmericanAir and at

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