American Airlines returns to Uruguay with a temporary flight to Miami


American Airlines becomes the only airline to operate direct flights from Uruguay to the United States, resuming its seasonal service between Carrasco International Airport (MVD) and Miami International Airport (MIA), which will be operating three times a week, until March 25. The route will increase to daily service between December 14 and January 9.

The Boeing 787-8, with capacity for 234 passengers, departed for Montevideo on Sunday, October 30 at 10:35 p.m., arriving on Monday, October 31 at 7:55 a.m., and will be flying back at 10:00 p.m. :45 p.m.

“We are excited to restart our temporary service between Montevideo and Miami,” said Gonzalo Schames, Director of South America and Strategic Alliances at American Airlines. “American consolidates itself as the only airline to operate direct flights to the United States from Uruguay, offering our customers a robust network through our hub in Miami.”

“Our service between Montevideo and Miami will be operated by Boeing 787-8 aircraft, offering our customers a world-class flight experience with Flagship Business and Premium Economy cabins, as well as state-of-the-art interiors, live TV broadcast, Wi -High-speed WiFi and hundreds of movies and TV shows available at every seat,” said Alexander Cavalcanti, Senior Sales Manager for Brazil and Uruguay at American Airlines.

American’s gateway to Latin America and the Caribbean
American is the leading airline at Miami International Airport (MIA), offering customers access to more than 140 destinations, including more than 70 destinations in the Caribbean and Latin America.

This year American is strengthening its MIA operation, including returning to five destinations in Cuba: Holguín (HOG), Santa Clara (SNU), Santiago (SCU), Varadero (VRA) and Camagüey (CMW); the return of seasonal service to Paris (CDG); after two years of suspension, the return of his flight to Managua (MGA); and new service in December to Jackson Hole, Wyoming (JAC).