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Home Travel Western Travel Buzz In Time For Cheyenne Frontier Days, American Eagle to Offer Daily nonstop Jet Service From Dallas/Fort Worth

In Time For Cheyenne Frontier Days, American Eagle to Offer Daily nonstop Jet Service From Dallas/Fort Worth

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Just in time for Cheyenne Frontier Days, American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, will offer daily nonstop jet service between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Cheyenne Regional Airport (CYS), beginning July 15.

"This is great news," said Rod Hottle, Cheyenne Frontier Days general committee chairman. "This will be a good transportation option for people coming from the east who plan to go to the rodeo. The added American Eagle service is good not only for Cheyenne Frontier Days, but for all of Cheyenne."

American Eagle will operate the new twice daily Cheyenne- Dallas/Fort Worth service with its 44-seat Embraer ERJ-140 jet aircraft.

Cheyenne Frontier Days takes place in Cheyenne, Wyoming every year during the last full week in July. This year's 10-day Old West celebration takes place July 24 - Aug. 1, 2010.

"American Eagle is pleased to introduce service to Wyoming's state capital from our largest hub in Dallas/Fort Worth just in time for Cheyenne Frontier Days at the end of July, the largest outdoor rodeo in the world," said Gary Foss, Vice President - Planning and Marketing for the AA Regional Network.

"These new routes are the result of a unique business partnership between American and the Wyoming Department of Transportation and the Cheyenne community, and we are grateful for their vision and support," he added.

Visitors to Cheyenne will enjoy all the culture and Western heritage the area has to offer. The new flights will also provide local businesses, personnel from nearby F.E. Warren Air Force Base, and customers throughout southeast Wyoming with convenient connections to destinations throughout American's global network.

"Hand-in-hand with increased air travel out of Cheyenne will be the economic development benefit it brings to this community," said Cheyenne Mayor Rick Kaysen. "I see the addition of American Airlines as a ‘win-win' for Cheyenne and the surrounding area."

For reservations, or flight information, visit the American Airlines Web site at
www.aa.com .

American Eagle operates over 1,500 daily flights to nearly 160 cities throughout the United States, Canada, the Bahamas, Mexico and the Caribbean on behalf of American Airlines. American Eagle Airlines and American Airlines are subsidiaries of AMR Corp.