SWANTON, Ohio - You can now catch a direct flight to Charlotte, North Carolina from Toledo Express Airport.
The direct American Airlines flights will leave Toledo twice a day, at 7:00 am and 1:26 pm, and return at 1:01 pm and 11:43 pm. The new service is expected to boost passenger traffic at Toledo Express by as much as 30%, and represents a 66% increase in American Airlines' capacity in the Toledo market.
“Today’s historic inaugural flight provides Toledo area travelers with connectivity to American Airlines’ second largest hub, and to a multitude of worldwide destinations,” said Paul Toth, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority. “This flight represents a significant commitment to the Toledo market by American Airlines and demonstrates the continued growth of the Toledo economy.”
A survey conducted by the Center for Regional Development at Bowling Green State University says the new air service will provide an economic impact of $15.4 million annually.
Charlotte Douglas International Airport is the second largest hub in the American Airlines network and the third largest airline hub in the world, offering service to over 150 destinations in 24 countries.