- Starting from December 18, American Airlines will offer a new route served by an Airbus 319.
American Airlines will fly from Mariscal Sucre Airport to Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) with seven weekly frequencies served by Airbus 319 aircraft. This increases the range of destinations to Europe and Asia, in addition to the 900 domestic destinations served by connections within the United States.
“With this new route between Quito and Dallas, we have increased our capacity by 50%, strengthening our nearly 30-year commitment with the country”, says Edwin Rincon, Commercial Manager at American Airlines in Ecuador. “From DFW we offer countless connections, guaranteeing a greater flow of tourists to Ecuador and also connecting the country and our Ecuadorian customers to a vast number of destinations in Asia, Europe and around the USA”.
"Tonight, we as Ecuadorians are particularly pleased that American Airlines is expanding its services with daily direct flights from Dallas to Quito and Guayaquil. This confirms its confidence in Ecuador and facilitates the arrival of more tourists from our priority market, the USA, and from the rest of the world" confirms Rosi Prado de Holguín, Minister of Tourism.
For Quiport, concessionaire of the airport service, expanding destinations which will represent further growth, help to develop air connectivity and encourage tourism is one of its main objectives as part of its strategic goals. Andrew O’Brian, President and CEO of Corporación Quiport, says “our joint work with the Ministry of Tourism and the Municipality of Quito has been very intense, and as a result we have achieved a record year for connectivity. Today, Quito and Ecuador are more connected than ever to the world”.
"It has been a successful year for the airport’s connectivity processes. It is good news for the city, and the Municipality of Quito through Empresa Pública Metropolitana de Servicios Aeroportuarios welcomes this flight with open arms” says Sandro Ruiz, General Manager of Empresa Pública Metropolitana de Servicios Aeroportuarios.