EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — American Airlines flights from the El Paso International Airport to Charlotte Douglas International Airport will go on sale Monday, with flights starting on Aug. 17.
“Flights to Charlotte considerably enhances the region’s access to the east coast, Europe, Mexico and the Caribbean,” EPIA Director of Aviation Sam Rodriguez. “This is an exceptional addition for our leisure and military traveler, but also significant for the business traveler who is projected to start traveling again later this year.”
Flights on the Boeing 737-800 series aircraft will depart from El Paso at 6 a.m. and arrive in Charlotte, N.C., at 12:15 p.m. and flights from Charlotte will depart at 6:18 p.m. and arrive in El Paso at 8:23 p.m.
“We are excited to strengthen our network at ELP with new nonstop service to Charlotte, one of American’s largest hubs,” said Brian Znotins, American Airlines Vice President of Network Planning. “We look forward to welcoming more local customers to fly with us and further connecting them with our global network through CLT and beyond.”
The number of people traveling again is also starting to increase. According to the city of El Paso, in March 2020, the El Paso International Airport saw a 21.3-percent increase in travelers than in March 2019.