St. Thomas

New Flights From Dallas, Chicago to St. Thomas Take Off

American Airlines has launched new winter service to St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands with the arrival of flights from Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) as of December 21.

Flights from Chicago will serve Cyril E. King International Airport on Saturdays through April 4, 2020. Flights from Dallas-Fort Worth will  operate year-round on Saturdays. 

Utilizing Airbus 319 equipment with a 128-seat capacity, American Airlines No. 1109 departs Chicago at 9:20 a.m., arriving on St. Thomas at 3:59 p.m. The return service AA No. 1109 departs St. Thomas at 5 p.m., landing in Chicago at 8:34 p.m. 

The Dallas -Fort Worth service, on Boeing 757 aircraft with 176 seats, departs Dallas-Fort Worth on AA No. 1237 at 8:55 a.m., landing on St. Thomas at 3:40 p.m. AA No. 1251 departs St. Thomas at 1:51 p.m., arriving in Dallas-Fort Worth at 5:32 p.m.

This winter, American Airlines also increases capacity to St. Thomas with the addition of a third daily flight between Miami and St. Thomas. The third daily flight, which began earlier this week, operates as a "same-day turn," departing Miami International Airport at 8:35 a.m. and arriving at Cyril E. King International Airport at 12:14 p.m. The return service departs St. Thomas at 1:06 p.m. the same day it arrives, landing in Miami at 3:11 p.m. 

American will also extend Charlotte-St. Croix flights during the holiday period and will serve the island with thrice weekly flights from Miami over the summer. 

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