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American Airlines Adds Second Daily Flight To Charlotte From Fort Wayne

Beginning December 17, 2015 American Airlines (NASDAQ: AAL) will operate a second daily flight from Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) to Charlotte-Douglas International Airport (CLT). American began daily nonstop service to CLT from FWA on October 2, 2014.

“This added capacity speaks to the strength of our market and is a direct result of the community’s support of its local airport,” said Executive Director of Airports Scott Hinderman. “We’re thrilled to help American Airlines continue to grow in Fort Wayne and provide even more flight options to the southeast.”

American will operate the additional flight with a 50-seat regional jet. The flight will depart FWA at 5 a.m., arriving in CLT at 6:47 a.m. Return service departs CLT at 10:35 p.m. and arrives in FWA at 12:21 a.m. A complete schedule is below.


Flight # Departs Arrives
4041 5:00 a.m. 6:47 a.m.
3819 3:21 p.m. 5:03 p.m.


Flight # Departs Arrives
3819 1:10 p.m. 2:56 p.m.
4022 10:35 p.m. 12:21 a.m.

American Airlines also operates daily nonstop service to Chicago O’Hare (ORD), Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW), and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) from FWA. To purchase tickets, visit the American Airlines website at or call American Airlines Reservations at 1-800-433-7300.

About Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority
The Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority was created in 1985 and is responsible for managing Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) and Smith Field Airport. The airport authority is governed by a six-member board appointed by the Mayor of Fort Wayne and the Allen County Commissioners. Serving northeast Indiana and the surrounding region, FWA offers nonstop service to 12 cities on four airlines. In 2014, FWA served 643,887 passengers – an 8.5% increase over 2013. For more information about the Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority, visit