Press Releases

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American Adds Weekend Summer Service to Charlotte from BGR

Date of Release: January 30, 2017

Contact: Anthony Caruso, Airport Director FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Telephone: 207-992-4605

American Adds Weekend Summer Service to Charlotte-Douglas International

January 30, 2017 - Bangor, Maine – American Airlines will start summer service from Bangor International Airport to Charlotte-Douglas International starting June 3th. The service will be operated once daily on Saturdays through August 19th.
Tony Caruso, Airport Director commented, “BGR is very excited about American’s announcement of Saturday summer service to Charlotte. Charlotte has been one of the hubs in our strategic plan, so we are very pleased that American is adding it to their routes from BGR. American’s summer service will give our customers the chance to use another hub for their summer travels plus Charlotte is a great destination city.” Mr. Caruso went on to say that this service will be on a 67 seat CRJ-700 with two classes of service. The flights will depart Charlotte at 9:35 am arriving in Bangor at 12:10 pm. Flights will depart BGR at 12:45 pm and arrive in Charlotte at 3:35 pm.

American Airlines also flies to Philadelphia and Washington, DC from Bangor International and is the airport’s largest carrier transporting with 46% of BGR passengers in 2016.
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), New York’s JFK and 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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