American Airlines returns to Columbus Airport

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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – American Airlines, the largest air carrier in the world, will resume service to The Columbus Airport this summer with nonstop service to Charlotte, N.C. and Dallas, Texas.

“The Columbus Airport Commission continues to work with our airline partners to meet the air transportation and economic development needs of the community, its customers and partners,” said board chair Don Cook in a news release. “These new, nonstop services connecting our region to east and west coast destinations will be a huge asset for business travelers, government officials and our community.”

American Airlines will begin offering these nonstop services to Charlotte Douglas International (CLT) and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) on August 17, 2021.

Brian Znotis, American’s vice president of network planning, said the airline has been eyeing this expansion for a long time.

“Columbus has been on our radar for a while and we’re eager to offer additional air travel options to our largest hubs in Charlotte and Dallas-Fort Worth,” said Znotins. “With these new flights, local residents can access American’s global network, with just one stop to the world.”

Tickets for the new services will be available May 3 at

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