American Airlines touchdown in Czech Republic for the first time

By launching direct service between Václav Havel Airport, Prague and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), American Airlines has brought USA and Czech Republic closer. The daily flights will be operating throughout the summer season, providing more than 2,800 seats per week between the two cities. The flights are operated using Boeing 767-300 aircraft and is the first airline to connect the Czech Republic and the state of Pennsylvania with a direct flight.

The business class offers 28 fully lie-flat, aisle accessible seats arranged in one-two-one configuration. The class is equipped with personal Samsung Galaxy tablets loaded with the latest movies, TV programs, games, music and best-selling book excerpts. The business class customers are fortunate to experience American’s superior international premium cabin menus, designed by renowned celebrity chefs.

“Prague is a vibrant new addition to American’s international network and we are pleased to offer Czech travellers more choice and more connections for transatlantic travel,” said Richard Muise, Director for Europe & Canada operations. “If Philadelphia is their final destination, Czechs will be able to explore all of the history, shopping and culture the ‘City of Brotherly Love’ has to offer,” he added.

“I am very pleased that today and for the very first time we welcome American Airlines at Václav Havel Airport Prague, at the opening ceremony of a regular service between Prague and Philadelphia. There is a long-term interest in travelling to the United States, and a major transport hub like Philadelphia will offer our passengers not only a quick connection to this interesting historic city but also a comfortable transfer to other destinations across the USA or Canada,” said Václav Řehoř, Chairman, Prague Airport.

From PHL, customers can travel by American Airlines to almost 120 destinations across North and Central America and the Caribbean. The flights operate to Los Angeles, Miami, San Francisco, Chicago, Las Vegas, Orlando, Cancun and the Bahamas. American Airlines is planning for vast improvements to give customers a superior travel experience around the world by investing $3 billion in process. This include fully lie-flat seats, international Wi-Fi, more in-flight entertainment options and power outlets, a modern design for lounges worldwide including in PHL, an upgraded assortment of complimentary healthy food, cocktails and more.