Newsroom – American Airlines Will Get College Football Fans to the End Zone with More Flights and Seats this Fall

Newsroom – American Airlines Will Get College Football Fans to the End Zone with More Flights and Seats this Fall

FORT WORTH, Texas — American Airlines is throwing the penalty flag on connecting flights this fall by adding almost 70 nonstop flights for some of the most popular college football games. The world’s largest airline will also add more seats to destinations throughout the season, connecting more fans to their favorite teams for game day. American currently serves more college cities than any other US carrier.

“American is making it easier for college football fans to get from the gate to the gridiron this fall,” said Jason Reisinger, American’s Managing Director of Global Network Planning. “With new nonstop flights and more seats, we’re helping fans see the action in person. The American team is ready for game day with the youngest fleet of any US network carrier and service that is second to none.”

Get ready for game day with 68 new flights

American is adding 68 new flights this fall for college football fans to get to the field faster.












matchup Game day(s) service
All 2022 University of Notre Dame home games (SBN) Sept 10 and 17
october 15 and 22
Nov 5 and 19
One round-trip flight between New York (LGA) and South Bend, Indiana (SBN), on Friday and Sunday
Orange Blossom Classic
Florida A&M University vs. Jackson State University (MIA)
Sept 4 Sept. 1: Two round-trip flights between Miami (MIA) and Jackson, Mississippi (JAN)
Sept. 2 and 3: One round-trip flight between MIA and JAN
Sept. 5: Three round-trip flights between MIA and JAN
University of Alabama at University of Texas (AUS) Sept 10 Sept. 9 and 11: One round-trip flight between Austin, Texas (AUS), and Birmingham, Alabama (BHM)
Penn State University at Auburn University (MGM) Sept 17 Sept 16: One flight from Philadelphia (PHL) to Montgomery, Alabama (MGM)
Sept 17: One flight from MGM to PHL
Sept 18: One round-trip flight between PHL and MGM
University of Wisconsin-Madison at Ohio State University (CMH) Sept 24 Sept. 23 and 25: One round-trip flight between Columbus, Ohio (CMH), and Madison, Wisconsin (MSN)
University of Tennessee at Louisiana State University (BTR) october 8th october 7 and 9: One round-trip flight between Knoxville, Tennessee (TYS), and Baton Rouge, Louisiana (BTR)
Louisiana State University at the University of Florida (GNV) october 15 october 14 and 16: One round-trip flight between BTR and Gainesville, Florida (GNV)
University of Iowa at Ohio State University (CMH) october 22 october 21 and 23: One round-trip flight between Cedar Rapids, Iowa (CID), and CMH
Clemson University at University of Notre Dame (SBN) Nov 5 Nov 4: One flight from Greenville-Spartanburg, South Carolina (GSP) to SBN
Nov 5: One flight from SBN to Charlotte (CLT) and one flight from CLT to GSP
Nov 6: One flight from CLT to SBN and one round-trip flight between SBN and GSP
University of Florida at Texas A&M University (CLL) Nov 5 Nov. 4 and 6: One round-trip flight between GNV and College Station, Texas (CLL)

In addition to these new flights, American will also fly larger aircraft on two routes, offering more seats for more fans:

  • october 8: Texas A&M University at University of Alabama (BHM)
    • Flights between BHM and Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW)
  • Nov 5: University of Alabama at Louisiana State University (BTR)
    • Flights between BTR and DFW

Tickets for flights listed above will be available for sale May 17.

Don’t miss a snap! American has fans covered with live action for every game day.

Fans traveling on any of American’s domestic narrowbody aircraft have free access to live sports and news networks 24/7. Fans can access inflight entertainment on their personal devices.

AAdvantage: The team for fans of every sport

No matter which team they support, fans should make sure they’re part of the AAdvantage®team prior to starting their journey. The reimagined AAdvantage loyalty program gives members more ways to earn status on the ground and in the air. Members not only earn valuable miles and Loyalty Points with every flight, but they can start their game day journey sooner with Group 6 priority boarding as soon as they enroll. AAdvantage members also earn miles and Loyalty Points on everything from team apparel to tailgating essentials in the AAdvantage eShopping portal and through the program’s many car rental, hotel and travel partners.

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