American Airlines to Begin Seasonal Saturday Service Between Chicago and Cozumel, Mexico

New Flight Will Take Away Cold Winter Chill for Chicagoans and fellow Midwesterners

CHICAGO /PRNewswire/ — American Airlines is launching new service from Chicago to Cozumel, Mexico. The Saturday-only service will begin on Saturday, Feb. 12, and will run through April 2. The flight will return to American’s schedule for the winter season in November 2011.

“We’re very excited to be offering this new flight from Chicago O’Hare to Cozumel,” said Tom Aichele, American’s Vice President – Central Division Passenger Sales. “Midwesterners enjoy traveling to Mexico and other sunny, warm destinations during the cold winter months and this new flight will give them yet another location to enjoy.”

Here is the schedule:
From Chicago to Cozumel:
AA 1867 Departs 9:50 a.m. Arrives 1:40 p.m.
From Cozumel to Chicago:
AA 1870 Departs 2:45 p.m. Arrives 6:35 p.m.

The new route will be flown using American’s 160-seat 737-800 aircraft, which offers 16 First Class Seats and 144 Economy Class seats.  The airline’s Next-Gen 737s offer new slimline seats in the Economy cabin, featuring adjustable headrests and additional leg and knee room.  The aircraft also have additional power ports and digital entertainment systems.

From Chicago, American also offers service to other destinations in Mexico – Acapulco, Cancun, San Jose del Cabo, Puerto Vallarta and, starting Dec. 16, daily nonstop service to Mexico City.

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