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American Announces New Flights From Philly to 3 U.S. Destinations

They’re nonstop and launch this spring.

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American Airlines just announced plans to once again expand service at the Philadelphia International Airport this year. Three new domestic routes will take travelers from PHL to Fort Wayne, Indiana; Oklahoma City; and, Pensacola, Florida.

And you can start booking these routes today, Monday, January 22. Flights to the three destinations begin on June 7.

American Airlines says the expansion is part of its plan double down on Philadelphia as a key travel hub.

“Our 2018 schedule opens up so many new possibilities of destinations,” said Vasu Raja, American Airlines vice president of network & schedule planning, in a statement. “We are making it easier and more convenient for our customers to fly on American to places that are important to them all over the world, from serving smaller cities more frequently to visiting places we’ve never flown before.”

With the three new domestic routes, American Airlines will launch a total of seven new domestic routes from PHL in 2018. Last year, American announced new nonstop flights out of PHL to San Antonio, Texas; Des Moines, Iowa; Madison, Wisconsin; and, Omaha Nebraska as early as February. Booking for these seasonal flights opened last year.

The carrier also announced new nonstop European flights out of PHL to Budapest, Prague, and Zurich, which begin in March.