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White sand and warm weather: American Airlines announces largest-ever winter schedule to the Caribbean and Latin America

  • American Airlines, the largest airline between the U.S. and the Caribbean and Latin America, will grow seat capacity by 10% compared to winter 2022
  • Increased service on 23 routes to the Caribbean and Latin America for winter-weary travelers start this December
  • From Charlotte, seat capacity to the Caribbean and Latin America will increase by 40% compared to winter 2022
  • American is expanding winter seasonal service to its newest destination, Tortola, British Virgin Islands (EIS), with two daily nonstop flights
  • The airline will also launch new nonstop service to Cancun (CUN) from Nashville (BNA) and Cincinnati (CVG)

FORT WORTH, Texas — Travelers looking to escape the cold this winter will have more choices as American Airlines announces its winter 2023 schedule for the Caribbean and Latin America. With two new routes and expanded frequencies on 21 routes, American will solidify its position as the leading carrier flying nonstop between the United States and Mexico, the Caribbean and Latin America.

“This coming winter we're looking forward to adding more service to the destinations in Latin America and the Caribbean that our customers want to visit, including popular spots like Cancun, Montego Bay and Punta Cana, as well as our newest destination, Tortola,” said José A. Freig, Vice President of Operations and Commercial for Mexico, the Caribbean and Latin America. “We are proud to strengthen our lead as the largest U.S. airline in the region, with more flights and seats to more destinations than any other single carrier or partnership.”

In winter 2023, American will operate more than 2,250 weekly flights to 90 destinations in the region, marking a 10% increase in seat capacity compared to winter 2022.

Expanded service from Charlotte

Starting Dec. 5, American will expand service on 10 routes from Charlotte (CLT) operating through the winter. Customers will have more options to choose from with 40% more seats available from CLT to Mexico, the Caribbean and Latin America compared to winter 2022.

Destination Service Notes
Belize City, Belize (BZE) Expanded to daily service
Cancun, Mexico (CUN) Increase to five daily flights
Curaçao (CUR) Expanded to daily service
Liberia, Costa Rica (LIR) Expanded to daily service
Los Cabos, Mexico (SJD) Expanded to daily service
Montego Bay, Jamaica (MBJ) Increase to four daily flights
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic (POP) Expanded to daily service
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (PUJ) Increase to four daily flights
San Juan, Puerto Rico (SJU) Increase to four daily flights
St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands (STX) Expanded to daily service

More ways to Mexico

Starting Dec. 9, American will launch new nonstop service to Cancun, Mexico (CUN) from Nashville, Tennessee (BNA), and Cincinnati (CVG). Service from BNA and CVG will operate on Saturdays through March. These new routes will complement the airline's more than 35 peak-day flights to Cancun, including the most recent announcement of a second daily service from Austin, Texas (AUS), starting Nov. 5.

American also plans to increase service to seven popular destinations in Mexico from Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW), offering more than 50 daily departures from DFW to Mexico.

Destination Service Notes
Acapulco (ACA) Expanded to three weekly flights
Huatulco (HUX) Expanded to four weekly flights
Monterrey (MTY) Increase to five daily flights
Puerto Vallarta (PVR) Increase to four daily flights
Los Cabos (SJD) Increase to five daily flights
Zacatecas (ZCL) Expand to daily service
Zihuatanejo (ZIH) Expand to daily service

American will reinforce Miami's (MIA) status as the largest gateway between the U.S. and Latin America and the Caribbean with more departures this winter. With more than 140 daily departures to 70 destinations, American offers an industry-leading schedule and destination variety for travelers to explore all that the region offers. Building on the recently announced long-haul growth to Buenos Aires, Argentina (EZE) and Rio de Janeiro (GIG), American will grow service to popular holiday destinations.

More connectivity to the Caribbean from Miami

Destination Service Notes
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (POS) Increase to two daily flights
Santiago, Dominican Republic (STI) Increase to two daily flights
Tortola, British Virgin Islands (EIS) Increase to two daily flights


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