American Airlines Cargo Expands Global NetworkMonday, May 4, 2009
FORTH WORTH, TX — American Airlines Cargo Division (AA Cargo) today announced new cargo service to Madrid, Spain, from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). AA Cargo will offer daily nonstop Boeing 767-300 service to Spain’s Madrid Barajas International Airport (MAD) beginning May 1, 2009.
“This new flight represents our third venture into the Spanish market, and complements our existing service between New York and Barcelona and between Miami and Madrid,” said Dave Brooks, president of American Airlines Cargo. “The increased access to Spain meets the growing needs of our freight forwarder customers, and creates new opportunities for the exchange of goods between the United States and Europe.”
AA Cargo’s Dallas-Fort Worth – Madrid service includes eastbound and westbound flights that will operate daily.
Spain’s Madrid Barajas is the country’s largest and busiest airport. Located eight miles northeast of central Madrid, it is easily accessible by road or by metro train. The airport is one of Europe’s most important aviation destinations, serving as a major post for worldwide connections.
About American Airlines Cargo
American Airlines CargoSM, a division of American Airlines, Inc., provides over 100 million pounds of weekly cargo lift capacity to major cities in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Latin America and Asia. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection regional airlines serve more than 250 cities in over 40 countries with more than 3,400 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 900 aircraft. American provides one of the largest cargo networks in the world, with cargo terminals and interline connections available across the globe. For more information visit www.AACargo.com.