American Airlines Adds Seasonal Nonstop Service between Charlotte and Silicon Valley’s Airport

Posted January 25th, 2016

American Airlines is expanding destination options during the peak summer travel season with the addition of daily nonstop service between Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) and Charlotte-Douglas International Airport. The flight will operate between June 2, 2016 and August 15, 2016, and will offer convenient connections to the Caribbean, Florida, Raleigh-Durham and Savannah.

“We are pleased to see American Airlines offer more flight choices for Silicon Valley travelers during the peak travel season ahead,” said Director of Aviation Kim Becker. “American has strong support from business travelers in the South Bay Area. We anticipate the airline will see the same level of support from leisure travelers this summer wanting nonstop service to Charlotte, and easy one-stops to top tourist destinations in the Caribbean, Florida, Raleigh-Durham, and Savannah.

Beyond Charlotte, travelers have easy connections to the following destinations:

  • The Caribbean: Aruba, Grand Cayman, Montego Bay, Nassau, Providenciales, Puerto Plata, Punta Cana, San Juan and St. Thomas;
  • Florida beach cities of Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and Tampa; and
  • The beautiful and historic cities of Raleigh-Durham and Savannah
American will fly modern Airbus A319 aircraft on the route. Tickets are available for purchase at www.aa.com for this new service which will operate as follows:

City Pair                                                             Departs Arrives        Frequency

San Jose – CharlotteAA - Flight #445              10:45pm                      6:40am (next day)
Daily Charlotte – San Jose AA Flight #445       6:10pm                       8:40pm Daily

Seasonal flight effective June 2, 2016 through August 15, 2016 on Airbus A319 aircraft. All times are local. Visit aa.com for bookings and information. American flights operate from SJC’s Terminal A. American also operates nonstop flights between SJC and Chicago/O’Hare, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Los Angeles and Phoenix.


About American Airlines Group

American Airlines and American Eagle offer an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to nearly 350 destinations in more than 50 countries. American has hubs in Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Washington, D.C. American is a founding member of the oneworld alliance, whose members and members-elect serve nearly 1,000 destinations with 14,250 daily flights to 150 countries. Shares of American Airlines Group Inc. trade on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol AAL. In 2015, its stock joined the S&P 500 index. Connect with American on Twitter @AmericanAir and at Facebook.com/AmericanAirlines.


About Mineta San Jose International Airport

Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) is Silicon Valley’s airport, a self-supporting enterprise owned and operated by the City of San Jose. SJC served 9.8 million passengers in Calendar Year 2015, a 4.4 percent increase year-over-year. SJC offers approximately 150 peak daily flights on 13 domestic and international carriers to 36 nonstop destinations.
SJC’s five-star customer service experience sets it apart from other Bay Area and US airports. Airlines and passengers respond positively to SJC’s customer amenities, including modern terminal buildings, free and fast WiFi, comfortable seating with built-in power outlets, a luxurious, award-winning lounge open to all travelers, a duty free store offering the ultimate experience in luxury shopping, a rental car center conveniently located across from the terminals and Global Entry kiosks to expedite arriving international passengers. Silicon Valley’s airport is located in San Jose, California’s third largest city and the nation’s tenth largest city. SJC facts can be found here. For more airport information, visit www.flysanjose.com.