American Airlines has added more capacity in Montana with new service to National Parks. The airline has also added flights to Bozeman and Kalispell for next summer, which will more than double the capacity to Alaska.
The new service will include four new seasonal flights to Montana from Philadelphia (PHL), New York (LGA), and Los Angeles (LAX). In addition, the airline will also introduce three new routes to Alaska, including service to Fairbanks, (FAI).
“National parks are a huge attraction for many families,” said Vasu Raja, v.p.of network and schedule planning. “As soon as school’s out next year, our customers will have more than 145 weekly round-trip flights to Montana to choose from. This summer, we launched three new flights to Glacier National Park in Kalispell, and, next summer, we’re expanding with more service to discover the natural wonders.”
Based on the success of this year’s new service to Glacier National Park Airport in Kalispell (FCA), American is also switching to a larger aircraft on the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) and Chicago (ORD) flights—from an Embraer E175 with 76 seats to a Boeing 737-800 with 160 seats. The two new flights to Alaska will take travelers to Fairbanks through DFW or ORD. The new routes serve local and connecting customers who are looking to explore Denali National Park, check out caribou, or learn about the unique glaciers. The new service begins early May 2020, plus a new service between ORD and Anchorage, Alaska (ANC will also be available as of Sept. 1.