American Airlines said Monday that it’s adding new flights from Charlotte to Toledo, Ohio, and Shreveport, La.
The carrier said it’s adding twice-daily service to each city. The flights start on Aug. 22, and they’ll be operated by American Eagle on 50-seat CRJ200 regional jets. The service will operate year-round.
Tickets will go on sale starting April 15.
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American is by far the dominant carrier at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, operating more than 90 percent of the airport’s daily flights.
Officials at Toledo’s airport said they received a $750,000 grant from the federal government that would help subsidize the flights, according to the Toledo Blade. Officials there estimated the twice-daily flights would increase traffic at Toledo’s airport by up to 30 percent.