Memphis airport adds new nonstop flights

Memphis airport adds new nonstop flights

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - American Airlines announced two new nonstop flights Thursday.

The airline is adding a daily nonstop flight to Phoenix, Arizona, and another flight to New York's La Guardia airport.

The flight to Phoenix departs Memphis at 7:30 a.m. beginning Friday and the new flight to New York will run on weekdays with three departures.

The announcement by American Airlines marks the continuation of additional flights for Memphis International Airport.

Frontier Airlines started the year with the announcement of three nonstop flights to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport every week beginning in April.

In 2015, a total of 12 new flights were added to the airport's schedule.

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