Erlanger, Ky. (December 18, 2019) – Today, American Airlines began daily seasonal service to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) that will operate until April 6, 2020. The route flies during the Christmas/New Year’s holiday, Spring Break and Cincinnati Reds Spring Training using an Airbus A319 aircraft (128 seat configuration).
The inaugural flight was celebrated with a ribbon cutting at the gate before passengers boarded the plane. PHOTOs at this LINK.
Daily flight times include:
- Departs CVG at 4:27 p.m.; arrives PHX at 6:48 p.m.
- Departs PHX at 9:52 a.m.; arrives CVG at 3:31 p.m.
“We’re the biggest airline in Phoenix and will continue to grow, especially during the peak winter when customers want to visit the most,” said Vasu Raja, Senior Vice President of Strategy. “We are happy to provide even more choices for our customers with new routes and increased service to key markets.”
“We’re excited American has added service to Phoenix as another nonstop flight option for travelers during the peak winter season,” said Candace McGraw, chief executive officer, CVG. “American serves more than 1.1 million travelers to and from CVG on an annual basis, and this addition will continue their growth.”
Phoenix becomes the ninth nonstop destination from CVG for American Airlines, with service to Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW); Chicago (ORD); Charlotte (CLT); Philadelphia (PHL); Miami (MIA); Washington, DC (DCA); New York City (JFK and LGA). The airline will now offer more than 245 weekly departures from CVG Airport.
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