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American Airlines announced 14 new flights from Austin Thursday. The airline previously announced 10 new routes in March. (American Airlines)

American Airlines announced 14 new routes departing from Austin on Thursday. The routes will begin this fall and include 10 domestic destinations and four international ones.


Starting Sept. 8, American will offer flights from Austin to:

  • El Paso, Texas
  • Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Kansas City, Missouri
  • St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jacksonville, Florida
  • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Reno, Nevada
  • San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Tulsa, Oklahoma

Starting Oct. 7, the airline will offer flights to:

  • Cancun, Mexico
  • Liberia, Costa Rica
  • Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
American will also extend its seasonal summer routes to Los Cabos, Mexico, and Nassau, Bahamas, to year-round nonstop ones after a successful launch.

The airline previously announced 10 new routes in March. "Earlier this year, we added more flights from Austin, and customers have spoken: they want more," Vice President of Network Planning Brian Znotins said in a press release.

Heading into the summer travel season, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is reporting long wait times and recommends travelers leaving during peak departure times—5-8 a.m., 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 3:30-5 p.m.—arrive at least 2.5 hours in advance.

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