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American Airlines announces Austin service for 10 destinations

American Airlines has announced that expanded travel opportunities will soon be landing at AUS beginning in May and June of 2021.



American Airlines has announced that expanded travel opportunities will soon be landing at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) beginning in May and June of 2021, with the arrival of 10 new, returning and seasonal routes. 

“As customers return to the skies, Austin remains a top destination for business and leisure travel alike,” said Brian Znotins, American’s Vice President of Network Planning. “American is pleased to add these new routes in direct response to customer demand and the continued growth of the Austin region. These new routes not only provide additional gateways to the Texas capital, but they also offer Central Texans new nonstop opportunities and access to American’s global network.” 

Daily, year-round service from AUS to Nashville (BNA), Las Vegas (LAS), Orlando (MCO) and New Orleans (MSY) will begin May 6, with service to Raleigh-Durham (RDU), Tampa (TPA) and Washington-Dulles (IAD) starting later in the summer.  

New Saturday seasonal service to Aspen (ASE), San Jose del Cabo, Mexico (SJD), and Destin-Fort Walton Beach (VPS) will begin June 5. Tickets are on sale now, with booking and more information available online at  

“Austin’s community continues to show resiliency unlike many other large cities” said Gina Fiandaca, Assistant City Manager over the City’s Mobility Outcome. “American Airlines’ service expansion will provide our community with more opportunity, both in terms of our own economy and new connections to exciting destinations.” 

The new Aspen route will be the first nonstop air service between Austin the popular Colorado destination. 

“Today’s announcement is incredible news for Austin-Bergstrom travelers who will soon be able to enjoy a variety of new nonstop travel options, as well as a fantastic new destination in Aspen,” said Jacqueline Yaft, Chief Executive Officer. “As passenger confidence continues to improve, we appreciate American Airlines’ investment in Central Texas travel, and look forward to soon welcoming new visitors back to the Live Music Capital of the World.”   

Year-round service to seven cities

DestinationFlights Begin
Nashville (BNA)May 6, 1x/day and July 2, 2x/day
Las Vegas (LAS)May 6, 1x/day and June 3, 2x/day
Orlando (MCO)May 6, 1x/day 
New Orleans (MSY)May 6, 1x/day 
Raleigh-Durham (RDU)July 2, 1x/day and Aug. 17, 2x/day 
Tampa (TPA)June 3, 1x/day
Washington-Dulles (IAD)Aug. 17, 2x/day 

New Saturday seasonal service 

DestinationFlights Begin
Aspen (ASE)June 5 – Sept. 4 (Saturdays only)
San Jose del Cabo, Mexico (SJD)June 5 – Aug. 14 (Seasonal extension; Saturdays only) 
Destin-Fort Walton Beach (VPS)June 5 – Aug. 14 (Saturdays only) 

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