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American Air Responds to ‘Growing Demand” for U.S.- Colombia Flights

U.S. carrier American Airlines has announced that it would operate daily flights between the US city of Dallas and the Colombian capital Bogota. The service is scheduled to begin on November 22.

The airliner has cited “the growing demand for travel between Colombia and the United States” for adding routes to Bogota.

The American Airlines flight 1123 will depart Dallas/Forth Worth (DFW) at 6:35 p.m. and arrive in Bogota at 1 a.m. And the Dallas-bound flight will leave at 2:05 am and reach its destination at 7.15 am, according to the press release.

“The cities of Dallas and Fort Worth are major centers of both business and tourism hub and it allows our customers access to more than 260 destinations around the world,” said Jose Maria Giraldo , Director of American Airlines to Colombia and Ecuador.

American Airlines operates several flights to Latin America and the Caribbean from its hub in Miami. In total, American operates 42 flights a week to the United States from Colombia, including three daily flights from Bogota to Miami , twice daily flights from Medellin to Miami , and one daily flight from Cali to Miami.

The Airline is planning to introduce more flights from its Miami hub over the next ten years, increasing the number of flights to the Caribbean as well as Mexico. The US carrier flies to nearly 100 destinations worldwide including major markets such as London, Madrid, Sao Paulo and Tokyo.

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Narayan Ammachchi

News Editor for Nearshore Americas, Narayan Ammachchi is a career journalist with a decade of experience in politics and international business. He works out of his base in the Indian Silicon City of Bangalore.

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