While none of its new routes originate at Austin ABIA, American Airlines’ additions may still be interesting to Austin travelers. New South American destinations include Buenos Aires and Cordoba (Argentina), Oaxaca (Mexico), Pereira (Colombia) and Georgetown (Guyana).
Unexpectedly, the frequency of flights by American Airlines to Caracas (Venezuela) is also increasing.
American Airlines has always had a strong position in Latin America, and these changes add to that. A possible tie-in to LATAM (formerly LAN) may be involved. Pizza In Motion and Wandering Aramean report and analyze the new routes.
Bermuda is an island in the Atlantic Ocean, several hundred miles east of South Carolina. The national language is English.
Scott’s Cheap Flights has found Basic Economy fares on American Airlines / Delta of just $379 round-trip.
Bermuda has no rivers or natural lakes, so all water is harvested from rainfall. When you go, notice that every house and commercial building has a white roof that drains into a cistern…that is its only source of water!
Search for your vacation date pairs on Google Flights, and enjoy your visit!
Aloha! There are still some great deals for flights to the different islands of Hawai’i. The Points Guy has a blog post about some $293 round-trip airfares from Albuquerque and Denver, both of which you can reach inexpensively on Southwest.
Airlines offering these fares include Alaska, American, Hawaiian and United. If you can wait a year, Southwest should be in the mix also.
Search Google Flights for your particular date pair(s) to see the low prices available now. Aloha.
If you fly American (as I often do), this listing will tell you what seat pitch (distance between rows) and seat width to expect in First, Business, Premium Economy, Main Cabin Extra and Main Cabin seats. It also includes information about IFE (in-flight entertainment) and power available at seats.
This is an excellent resource by Rohan Anand, well worth bookmarking.
Thrifty Traveler, then All the Flight Deals, noticed some very low airfares on American / Air Canada from San Antonio to Washington DC. San Antonio’s airport is on the north side of the city, which is located 80 miles south of Austin.
Various dates in February through June.
These airfares include free carry-on and advance seat assignment, not the unpleasant Basic Economy.
If you like the cool, rainy weather we’ve been having here in Austin, you will love Iceland. Of course, there is a lot more to that European nation than the weather…plenty of spectacular scenery, very friendly people who speak excellent English, and a chance to see the Northern Lights.
AirFareSpot has found dates in late August and September when you can fly from DFW to KEF (Reykjavik, Iceland) for just $388.71 round-trip on American.
An excellent way to get from Austin to Dallas is with MegaBus. They have large, comfortable buses with 115-volt power and free wifi, and fares as low as $1.50 one-way.
Scott’s Cheap Flights has found round-trip fares as low as $325 from Austin to Bogota (BOG) on American, Delta, Copa, Avianca, Aeromexico and/or United. Some of these may involve 2 or 3 flights each way.