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American Airlines to launch Athens to New York service June 2021


First flight will operate eastbound on June 3, tickets will be on sale Jan. 25. Route will offer enhanced connectivity from the North East as part of American and JetBlue’s strategic alliance.

FORT WORTH, TEXAS - Beginning June 3, American Airlines will launch new service for the Summer 2021 season from; Athens; Greece (ATH) to New York (JFK); on a Boeing 777-200. Flights will be available for purchase beginning Jan. 25.

Onboard customers can choose to travel in Flagship Business, Premium Economy or Main Cabin, WIFI and inflight entertainment are available throughout the aircraft.

American’s new route to ATH marks a significant milestone as part of the new strategic alliance between JetBlue and American Airlines Group Inc. The partnership offers customers enhanced connectivity and access to the biggest network in the Northeast. This alliance will be integral for both carriers as they rebuild operations in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We are looking forward to launching our new route between New York and Athens, which will offer enhanced connectivity between these two great cities” said, Tom Lattig, Vice President EMEA Sales and Distribution, American Airlines. “The safety and comfort of our customers and team is always our top priority and we look forward to serving our customers on this popular business and leisure route.”

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