(Omaha, NE) -- People traveling between Omaha and New York City will have a new, nonstop flight option later this year.
American Airlines has announced that it will begin daily, nonstop service between Eppley Airfield and New York LaGuardia Airport beginning Tuesday, November 2nd. The schedule for the new service is as follows:
- Omaha to New York
- Depart: 7:15 AM
- Arrive: 11:15 AM
- New York to Omaha
- Depart: 7:15 PM
- Arrive: 9:41 PM
American will fly the new route with a two-class Embraer E-175 aircraft seating 76 passengers. New York will become the eighth nonstop destination American Airlines will serve from Omaha. American currently provides nonstop service from Omaha to Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, Philadelphia and Phoenix.
“We are excited to offer new nonstop service between LaGuardia and Omaha in time for the winter holiday season,” said Brian Znotins, American Airlines Vice President of Network Planning. “As travelers begin to return to the skies, we look forward to welcoming them back on board and further connecting Nebraskans with destinations across our global network.”
“The Omaha Airport Authority is pleased to see American Airlines’ continued investment in the Omaha community with this new nonstop service to New York City,” said Steve McCoy, Chief Development and Information Officer for the Omaha Airport Authority. “New York has long been an important destination from Omaha and this flight will help further connect both business and leisure travelers between our two cities.”
Flights will be available for purchase beginning Monday, April 26 through American Airlines’ website, www.aa.com.