FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American Airlines (NASDAQ:AAL) is adding another new destination to its seasonal European footprint when service begins to Reykjavik-Keflavik, Iceland (KEF) next summer.  Service to Iceland’s capital and largest city begins June 7 from American’s Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) hub.

“Reykjavik has become a very popular leisure destination and we look forward to giving our customers the opportunity to experience Iceland’s unique landscape of geysers, volcanos and hot springs with our new direct service next summer,” said Vasu Raja, vice president, Network & Schedule Planning. “The new destination complements our continued growth from Dallas-Fort Worth, including Rome and Amsterdam.”

The route will be flown on a 176-seat Boeing 757-200, featuring lie-flat Business Class seats and a full suite of products including American’s innovative Casper bedding and Cole Haan amenity kits in the premium cabin.

American offers more than 760 daily flights from DFW, serving more than 200 destinations in 31 countries.

•  On sale:Nov. 20, 2017 
•  Service dates*:DFW–KEF: June 7 – Oct. 26 
 KEF–DFW: June 8 – Oct. 27 
•  Schedule:DFW–KEFKEF–DFW
 Departs DFW at 8:20 p.m.Departs KEF at 11:10 a.m.
 Arrives KEF at 9:15 a.m.Arrives DFW at 2:50 p.m.
 (Next day) 
•  Aircraft:Boeing 757-200 

*Subject to government approval

About American Airlines Group

American Airlines and American Eagle offer an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to nearly 350 destinations in more than 50 countries. American has hubs in Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Washington, D.C. American is a founding member of the oneworld® alliance, whose members serve more than 1,000 destinations with about 14,250 daily flights to over 150 countries. Shares of American Airlines Group Inc. trade on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol AAL. In 2015, its stock joined the S&P 500 index. Connect with American on Twitter @AmericanAir and at

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