American Airlines has started its preparation for the Super Bowl, set to take place in Phoenix. American is increasing their schedule to and from Phoenix by 91 flights from February 9th to February 14th.
Super Bowl 2023
American Airlines is the largest airline operating out of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, home of one of its two west coast hub airports. On game days during the five days before and after the Super Bowl, American will have 3,089 flights to and from Phoenix. Super Bowl operations peak on day two after the game with 548 arriving and departing PHX.
American Airlines is excited to expand its service to offer more flights and seats for sports fans, including those headed to our Phoenix hub. We’re looking forward to their personal experience that the “Valley of the Sun” has to offer.”- Jason Reisinger, Managing Director of Global Network Planning at American Airlines
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