Larger Jets to Dallas-Ft. Worth coming to CIRA

American to begin Two-Class Service to DFW in March

American Airlines will begin serving Central Illinois Regional Airport with larger Canadair Regional Jets that offer first class service to and from Dallas-Ft. Worth beginning March 6, 2017.  The 76 seat CRJ900 aircraft features 9 first class seats with 67 in the main cabin.

“We value American’s continued commitment to excellent service at Central Illinois Regional Airport with this upgrade to the larger regional jets and the availability of two classes of service on board.” said David Colee Chairman of the Bloomington-Normal Airport Authority. “Dallas-Ft. Worth is a very important business destination for our region and as American’s largest hub, it provides connection opportunities to access many other business and leisure markets.”

From Dallas-Ft. Worth,  American offers over 800 daily departures to 197 destinations in 29 countries serving travelers to/from central Illinois with one stop to domestic and international destinations.

Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal (CIRA) offers service on American, Allegiant, and Delta and hosts various aircraft activity from private aircraft, corporate jets and charters daily.  With free parking and easy access, CIRA provides convenience and value for leisure and business travel to and from the entire central Illinois region.   Find more information at

For more information:

Carl Olson
Executive Director
Central Illinois Regional Airport
(309) 663-7384


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