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American Airlines Announces Non-Stop Flights From JAX To Austin

An American Airlines aircraft at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Va on June 2, 2021.
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ASSOCIATED PRESS
An American Airlines aircraft at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Va on June 2, 2021.

American Airlines will soon offer non-stop flights from Jacksonville to Austin, Texas.

 

Starting September 8, American will offer daily flights from Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS). The daily flight from Jacksonville to Austin will depart at  5:30 p.m.

 

The flight will take an estimated 2 hours and 45 minutes and have a 76-person capacity. 

 

Connecting both cities makes sense from a business perspective, said Jacksonville Aviation Authority CEO Mark VanLoh.

 

“Jacksonville shares many key industries with the Austin area, including advanced manufacturing, financial services and IT,” he said in an email to WJCT News.

 

The Austin flight will expand the number of airports American flies to from Jacksonville to seven.

 
Tristan Wood can be reached at newsteam@wjct.org or on Twitter at @TristanDWood.

Tristan is WJCT’s 2021 Summer Reporting Intern. He has previously worked as the City and County Commission reporter for the Independent Florida Alligator, Gainesville’s student-run newspaper, and Fresh Take Florida, a news service working in partnership with the Associated Press to cover the Florida Legislature and select political news stories across the state.