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American Airlines to use larger jet on daily trips to Dallas

FARGO -- Hector International Airport in Fargo has announced that starting Aug. 5 American Airlines will be flying the larger Bombardier CRJ-900 aircraft on its nonstop service from Fargo to Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas, adding 26 seats per flight..

FARGO -- Hector International Airport in Fargo has announced that starting Aug. 5  American Airlines will be flying the larger Bombardier CRJ-900 aircraft on its nonstop service from Fargo to Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas, adding 26 seats per flight..  

The CRJ-900 seats 76 passengers; up from the 50-seat Embraer EMB-145 currently operated on the route. The larger aircraft also has a first class cabin, giving passengers more options.

Fargo Municipal Airport Authority Executive Director Shawn Dobberstein said about the move, “We are delighted to see that American Airlines has taken note of the fact that people in Fargo love the nonstop flights to DFW and has answered the community’s desire for more air service. With these additional seats in our market and the first class seating option, I suspect we’ll see even stronger performance in our market.”

The CRJ-900 will be operated on both the morning and the afternoon flights from Fargo.

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