American Airlines to Add Nonstop Chicago-Prague Flight

13 August 2019 2:00pm
Caribbean News Digital English Newsroom
American Airlines to Add Nonstop Chicago-Prague Flight

The Vaclav Havel Airport in Prague will have another direct connection with the United States of America starting with the 2020 summer flight schedule. Today, American Airlines, one of the largest carriers in the world, announced the launch of new seasonal service between Prague and Chicago. The airline will operate the route with modern Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft.

American Airlines announced the news, along with all of the new destinations in the carrier’s network as part of new 2020 summer schedule. The connection will be available to passengers five times a week from 8 May (departure from Chicago) to 24 October. 

Thus, the Dreamliner operated by American Airlines should land at Prague Airport for the first time on the morning of Saturday, 9 May. Based on Prague Airport’s estimates, more than 48 thousand passengers will use the new route in both directions during the season.

The direct service between Prague and Chicago is also one of the priorities of the Touchpoint project, in which Prague Airport co-operates with the CzechTourism agency, Prague City Tourism and the Central Bohemia Tourist Board. The main purpose of the joint project is to support the incoming tourism and promote Prague and the Czech Republic on the selected international markets.

The route will be flown with American’s state-of-the-art Boeing 787-8 with 234 seats in Flagship Business, Premium Economy and Main Cabin classes of service. 

Customers flying in Flagship Business can enjoy fully lie-flat, aisle-accessible suites equipped with premium Bang & Olufsen noise-canceling headphones, celebrity chef-inspired menus, a stylish amenity kit designed by premium leather accessory company, This is Ground, featuring products by Allies of Skin, and bedding by sleep experts, Casper. 

In Premium Economy, customers can relax in a leather seat with 38 inches of pitch, enjoy use of noise-reducing headphones, an enhanced food and beverage service, a personal amenity kit designed by STATE Bags, featuring skincare products from Baxter of California, and Casper sleep products. In the Main Cabin, all customers can enjoy complimentary meals, beer and wine; personal inflight entertainment and high-speed international Wi-Fi is available in all cabins.

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