American Airlines expanding winter cargo network

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by Emily Atkins

American Airlines Cargo is expanding its transatlantic services with more direct services from 11 European cities and 11 major U.S. destinations.

This winter schedule, which includes two more origins than the 2021 season, offers more than 35 daily flights to the U.S. with onward connections through the carrier’s global network.The airline is currently providing daily service from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to all 11 U.S. destinations on a mix of Boeing widebody aircraft, including the 777-200, 777-300 and 787-9. 

U.S. destinations for this direct winter service are Boston Logan International Airport (BOS), Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT), Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), John. F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Miami International Airport (MIA), Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD), Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), Phoenix (PHX), Raleigh-Durham (RDU) and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA).

American is also offering direct service from Madrid–Barajas Airport (MAD) to DFW, JFK, MIA and PHL, while shippers with freight out of Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN) can take advantage of flights to JFK and MIA.

Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) will have direct service to DFW, JFK, MIA, ORD and PHL, while German customers have two direct connections to CLT from both Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Munich International Airport (MUC), with additional service to DFW out of FRA.

Two major Italian origins, Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) and Rome–Fiumicino International Airport (FCO) will directly serve JFK and PHL, respectively. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS), Dublin Airport (DUB) and Zurich Airport (ZRH) will continue to service PHL as well.

“This is a really major expansion of our winter service following the years of the pandemic and is tremendous news for American Airlines customers in both the UK and across Europe,” said Emma Oliver, sales director – EMEA & APAC for American Airlines Cargo.

“We continue to see demand for our capacity to the U.S., as we have many customers wanting to move their cargo across our domestic network and beyond to Latin America or Asia.