American Airlines adds seasonal Miami flight

Warwick, R.I. – Today the Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) announced that American Airlines has added a new nonstop, route from T.F. Green Airport (PVD) to Miami, Florida. The new route will commence on December 19, 2018. This new seasonal service will offer daily flights through April 1, 2019 with the exception of January 6th through February 14th when five flights will operate weekly.

AA 9992 19DEC2018 01APR2019 1234567 PVD 06:00 MIA 09:35 319 03:35

AA 9991 19DEC2018 01APR2019 1234567 MIA 20:50 PVD 23:52 319 03:02

*Between January 6th and February 14th American will operate 5x (Thursday-Monday).

"We are extremely excited about American’s decision to bring additional service to Rhode Island. Our business community and certainly our leisure travelers will benefit from the convenience of this non-stop flight to Miami," said Iftikhar Ahmad, president and CEO of the Rhode Island Airport Corporation.

"The introduction of service from Providence to American’s Miami hub is a big win for those looking for an escape this winter," said Tyler Duvall, American’s general manager for Providence. "With this new route, we are now able to connect people to hundreds of destinations around the world; including unprecedented access to our gateway to Latin American and the Caribbean."

American Airlines and American Eagle offer an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to nearly 350 destinations in more than 50 countries. The Miami hub operates 341 daily flights that serve 130 destinations in 43 countries and territories including; Canada, Caribbean, Europe, Latin America, Mexico, South America and the U.S.

"This nonstop flight to Miami provides our community with yet another gateway to the world," said Jonathan Savage, RIAC’s board chairman.

Other nonstop destinations that American Airlines operates from T.F. Green Airport (PVD) include: Charlotte, Washington, DC, Chicago, and Philadelphia.

This Miami service will be provided on an Airbus 319 which features eight seats in First Class, 24 seats in Main Cabin Extra with more legroom, and 96 seats in Main Cabin, in addition to more entertainment options and power outlets in every seat.

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- About T.F. Green -

T.F. Green Airport is one of the fastest growing airports in the U.S. Its compliment of airlines includes: Air Canada, Allegiant Airlines, American Airlines, Azores Airlines, Delta Airlines, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue, Norwegian Air, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines. Cargo carriers, including Fed Ex, and UPS, round out the service. MBTA commuter rail service connects PVD to Boston. Visit www.pvdairport.com.