PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL (June 6, 2019) – Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) and American Airlines announce brand new non-stop daily service between ECP and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) beginning January 7, 2020.
“With the addition of American Airlines service at ECP starting last summer, we’ve seen even more passenger growth at our Airport,” said Parker W. McClellan, Jr., A.A.E., Airport Executive Director. “The new non-stop daily flight to Washington not only serves the needs of our Region’s business, military and leisure passengers, but it expands options for travelers up north looking to visit Northwest Florida.”
This new route will be American Airlines’ fourth non-stop flight option at ECP. The airline currently provides non-stop service between ECP and Charlotte Douglas (CLT), Chicago (ORD) and Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW).
“This is great day for us at American Airlines and our nonstop service between Panama City Beach and our nation’s capital,” said Radney Robertson, Managing Director for American at DCA. “We look forward to connecting Floridians to the over 250 daily flights we operate from DCA .”
The flight will be operated by a 50 seat CRJ-200. Passengers may begin booking flights between ECP and DCA right now by visiting aa.com.
Schedule effective on January 7, 2020.
- Depart DCA 7:40 a.m. ESTArrive ECP 9:17 a.m. CST
- Depart ECP 9:43 a.m. CSTArrive DCA 1:00 p.m. EST
Flight schedules are subject to change.
About Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport
Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) offers some of the region’s lowest average airfares and is located less than 25 minutes from Panama City Beach, Panama City and the beaches of South Walton. Today, with service from American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines, ECP provides daily flights to worldwide destinations, including nonstop flights to Atlanta (ATL), Baltimore (BWI), Charlotte (CLT), Dallas (DAL/DFW), Denver (DEN), Houston (HOU/IAH), Nashville (BNA), St. Louis (STL), Austin (AUS), Chicago (MDW/ORD), and more. The first international airport to be built in more than a decade, ECP provides Northwest Florida communities with first-class facilities and was strategically developed for major economic development opportunities. ECP is the gateway to visitors seeking Northwest Florida’s famous beaches.
About American Airlines Group
American Airlines and American Eagle offer an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to nearly 350 destinations in more than 50 countries. American has hubs in Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Washington, D.C. American is a founding member of the oneworld alliance, whose members and members-elect serve nearly 1,000 destinations with 14,250 daily flights to 150 countries. Shares of American Airlines Group Inc. trade on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol AAL. In 2015, its stock joined the S&P 500 index. Connect with American on Twitter @AmericanAir and at Facebook.com/AmericanAirlines.