American Eagle Airlines is increasing the frequency of its nonstop service between Miami International Airport and Jacksonville International Airport from five to seven flights...

American Eagle Airlines is increasing the frequency of its nonstop service between Miami International Airport (MIA) and Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) in Jacksonville, Florida from five to seven flights daily on April 5.

Eagle, which is the regional-airline sister carrier of American Airlines, will operate the seven daily flights with a mix of 50-seat Embraer EMB-145 jets and 64-seat ATR 72-200 turboprops.


“We are excited to launch this additional service to Jacksonville – the largest city in the state, with strong ties to South Florida,” says Peter Dolara, American’s senior vice president based in Miami. “With seven nonstop flights to and from Miami every day, our customers throughout Northeast Florida will have even more convenient connections to destinations throughout the U.S., the Caribbean, Latin America and Europe.”

American Eagle operates 64-seat ATR 72-200 and ATR 72-500 turboprops through its Executive Airlines unit. The ATR 72-200s operate Florida and Caribbean routes from Miami and San Juan in Puerto Rico. The ATR 72-500s operate routes of under 500 miles from American Airlines' hub at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. This photograph shows an American Eagle ATR 72-212 landing at Princess Juliana International Airport, St. Maarten on a flight from San Juan

With the third-largest seaport in the state of Florida, Jacksonville is home to two U.S. Navy bases and a bustling harbor. In addition to being an important center for business and commerce, the Greater Jacksonville metropolitan area boasts sandy beaches and many golf courses.

From April 5, American Eagle‘s schedule for flights between Miami and Jacksonville will see flight AA4957 leaving MIA at 7:15 a.m. and arriving at JAX at 8:50 a.m. The next flight to depart on the route will be AA3458, which will leave MIA at 9:15 a.m. and land at JAX at 10:30 a.m. Following this is AA3542, one of the two new flights, which will depart MIA at 11:15 a.m. and reach JAX at 12:35 p.m. Then comes AA4959, pushing back at 1:15 p.m. and getting to JAX at 2:56 p.m.

The second new flight, AA3452, will depart MIA at 4:00 p.m. and land at JAX at 5:10 p.m. The sixth flight of the day is AA3547, pushing back at MIA at 6:00 p.m. and reaching JAX at 7:15 p.m. The last flight of the day on the route, AA4961, will leave MIA at 9:45 p.m. and arrive at JAX at 11:24 p.m.

In the other direction, flight AA4962 is the first flight of the day to depart JAX for MIA, at 6:00 a.m. The flight is timed to reach MIA at 7:43 a.m. Next, flight AA4958 leaves JAX at 9:25 a.m. and lands at MIA at 11:10 a.m. Following that, flight AA3459 pushes back from the gate at JAX at 11:00 a.m. in order to make a 12:25 p.m. arrival at MIA. One of the new flights, AA354, comes next, leaving JAX at 1:05 p.m. and getting to MIA at 2:25 p.m.

Next to depart JAX is flight AA4960, at 3:30 p.m. This flight is timed to reach MIA at 5:17 p.m. The second of the new flights, AA3453, is scheduled to leave JAX at 5:45 p.m. and land at MIA at 7:05 p.m. Last flight of the day on the route is AA3546, which pushes back at JAX at 7:50 p.m. and arrives at MIA at 9:10 p.m.

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