AMERICAN AIRLINES ANNOUNCES NONSTOP DALLAS SERVICE IN HARLINGEN, TEXAS

3 Flights per day, beginning March 3, 2019.

HARLINGEN, TEXAS –American Airlines announced today that they will offer service between Valley International Airport in Harlingen and Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas. Service will start on March 3, 2019, with 3 flights a day. These flights will offer excellent connections to more than 800 daily flights to 200 plus nonstop destinations American Airlines and their oneworld® airline partners offer from DFW. Harlingen will become the carrier’s 23rd destination the services in Texas.

The three daily flights will depart Harlingen at 6:00 am, arriving at DFW at 7:43 am; 11:30 am arriving DFW at 1:14 pm; and 5:40 pm arriving DFW at 7:24 pm. Return flights will depart DFW at 8:55am arriving Harlingen at 10:32am; 3:01pm arriving Harlingen at 5:00pm; and 8:40pm arriving in Harlingen at 10:08pm. These flights will be available for sale October 8, 2018. The times will provide a convenient morning and late afternoon departures from both cities, convenient for both business and leisure traffic.

“Residents in Harlingen and the Rio Grande Valley are thrilled to have American Airlines providing excellent reach throughout their entire network”, said Chris Boswell, Mayor of Harlingen. “It is more than new air service, American Airlines will bring to Harlingen its recognized AAdvantage® Frequent Flyer program, the American Airlines Vacations product and the reach it provides through the oneworld® alliance”, stated Jose A. Mulet, Director of Air Service Development at Valley International Airport.

Summary of New Service:

HARLINGEN (HRL) to DALLAS (DFW)
Depart HRL: 6:00 am  Arrive DFW: 7:43 am
Depart HRL: 11:30 am  Arrive DFW: 1:14 pm
Depart HRL: 5:40 pm  Arrive DFW: 7:24 pm
Aircraft: ERJ-145
Frequency: Daily

DALLAS (DFW)  to HARLINGEN (HRL)
Depart DFW: 8:55 am  Arrive HRL: 10:32 am
Depart DFW: 3:01 pm  Arrive HRL: 5:00 pm
Depart DFW: 8:40 pm  Arrive HRL: 10:08 pm
Aircraft: ERJ-145
Frequency: Daily

Available for sale October 8, 2018.

About Valley International Airport – Valley International is the largest airport in South Texas. Nearly 650,000 passengers and visitors walk through our terminal annually. Southwest Airlines offers nonstop service from Harlingen to Austin, and Houston/Hobby. United Express offers nonstop service to Houston Intercontinental. Delta Air Lines and Sun Country Airlines offers seasonal service to Minneapolis/St. Paul. Swift Airlines and Sun Country Airlines offer casino charters year round. New service: Frontier Airlines nonstop flights to Chicago/O’Hare and Denver*. American Airlines nonstop service to Dallas/Ft. Worth#. Air cargo is serviced by a wide-body fleet from FedEx and DHL. The airport offers many features; among them, door-to-door shuttle service to South Padre Island, free Wi-Fi and a complementary frequent flyer lounge.  *start 11-21-18 # starts 03-03-19

For release: October 2, 2018
Interviews available upon request
For more information:
José A. Mulet 956-430-8605
jose@flythevalley.com