The new flights will mean American Eagle offering five round-trips a day on the route on weekdays and up to four a day on...

American Airlines’ sister regional carrier American Eagle is adding two more seasonal daily round-trip flights between Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (YOW) serving Canada’s national capital Ottawa from April 5.

The new flights will mean American Eagle offering five round-trips a day on the route on weekdays and up to four a day on weekends. American Eagle will operate the additional flights with 50-seat Embraer ERJ-145 regional jets.


“We’re delighted to increase our service from Ottawa to American’s cornerstone hub in Chicago,” says Gary Foss, vice president – planning and marketing for American’s regional network. “Now with five daily nonstop flights, customers from [Canada’s] National Capital Region will have even more travel options throughout the day, as well as more convenient connections in Chicago to destinations throughout American’s vast global network.”

American Eagle, American Airlines' regional airline sister carrier, operates a large fleet of Embraer ERJ-145s and of the regional jet family's other, smaller members, the ERJ-135 and the ERJ-140

American Eagle O’Hare-Ottawa schedule from April 5 will see flight AA4161 depart ORD at 7:25 a.m. on weekdays and arrive at YOW at 10:15 a.m. (All times are local.) Flight AA3907 (one of the new flights) is timed to leave ORD at 9:50 a.m. daily and land at YOW at 12:40 p.m. The other new flight, AA4224, will push back from the gate at ORD at 1:00 p.m. daily and get to YOW at 3:50 p.m. Flight AA4097 will leave ORD at 3:05 p.m. daily and reach YOW at 5:55 p.m. Flight AA4098 is scheduled to depart ORD at 9:20 p.m. every day except Saturdays in order to touch fown at YOW at 12:10 a.m.

In the other direction, flight AA4264 will leave YOW at 6:45 a.m. every day except Sundays and get to ORD at 8:05 a.m. (Again, all times are local.) Flight AA4300 is timed to depart YOW at 10:50 a.m. every day except Saturdays and land at ORD at 12:10 p.m. One of the new flights, AA3913, will push back at YOW at 1:15 p.m. daily in order to make a 2:35 p.m. arrival at ORD. AA4231, the other new flight, is scheduled to depart YOW at 4:25 p.m. daily and get to ORD at 5:45 p.m. Flight AA4302 will leave YOW at 6:30 p.m. daily and touch down at ORD at 7:50 p.m.

American Eagle operates more than 1,500 daily flights to more than 170 cities throughout the United States, Canada, the Bahamas, Mexico and the Caribbean on behalf of American Airlines. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection franchise airlines serve 250 cities in 40 countries with, on average, more than 3,400 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 900 aircraft.

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