Erlanger, Ky. (August 5, 2022) – American Airlines is announcing new nonstop service between
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) and Raleigh-Durham International Airport
The new flight to Raleigh will operate daily beginning January 10, 2023 (CVG’s 76th anniversary).
American will fly the Embraer 175 aircraft with 12 First Class and 64 Economy seating (images and broll). Tickets will be available for purchase at aa.com on Saturday, August 6.
“American Airlines is excited to connect Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport and Raleigh-Durham with new daily nonstop service this January,” said Philippe Puech, American Airlines Director of
Short-Haul Network Planning. “We expect this route will appeal to both business and leisure customers
alike, offering a time-saving option between the two regions.”
Direct service to Raleigh will be American’s 12th destination served from CVG. It complements the
airline’s existing nonstop service to Austin, TX (AUS); Boston, MA (BOS); Charlotte, NC (CLT); Chicago,
IL (ORD); Dallas, TX (DFW); Miami, FL (MIA); New York, NY (JFK and LGA); Philadelphia, PA (PHL);
Phoenix, AZ (PHX) and Washington, DC (DCA). Additionally, American offers hundreds of one-stop
routes from Cincinnati year-round.
“Raleigh-Durham is a strong addition to American’s growing network at CVG, serving both leisure and
business travelers,” said Candace McGraw, chief executive officer, CVG. “This service is welcomed as
another option for local travelers to get to the Triangle Region, a growing area where art and science
“We are pleased that American Airlines is expanding its network at RDU by offering daily service to
Cincinnati,” said Michael Landugth, president and CEO of the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority.
“Travelers now have more options when flying between the Research Triangle and the Cincinnati
The planned schedule is:
Starts Frequency CVG to: Departs Arrives
January 10, 2023 Daily
CVG to Raleigh-Durham
(RDU) 8:15 p.m. 9:50 p.m.
Raleigh-Durham (RDU) to
CVG 7:00 a.m. 8:45 a.m.