WCAV-WVAW-WAHU | Charlottesville, Virginia | News, Weather & Sports

CHO Announces Flights to Chicago

By: Carter Johnson Email
By: Carter Johnson Email

March 14, 2011

The Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport announced Monday that American Airlines will be offering direct flights to and from Chicago.

American Eagle, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, will operate two daily round-trip flights from CHO to Chicago O'Hare International Airport beginning June 9. The new service will be operated with 44-seat Embraer jets.

"This new daily American Airlines jet service to Chicago offers the Central Virginia region direct access to the third busiest airport in the world," stated William Kehoe, Chairman of the Charlottesville Albemarle Airport Authority Board of Directors. "Their decision to invest in the future of our community will provide a significant opportunity not felt by many cities in today's economy and I am confident they will be delighted by the results of this new partnership."

Here is the schedule, beginning June 9:

Chicago O'Hare to Charlottesville (daily flights)

1) Flight 4380; Departs 1:10pm; Arrives 3:55pm

2) Flight 4297; Departs 855pm; Arrives 11:40pm

Charlottesville to Chicago O'Hare (daily flights)

1) Flight 4299 (first flight begins June 10); Departs 6:30am; Arrives 7:35am

2) Flight 4383; Departs 4:25pm; Arrives 5:30pm

"We're delighted to serve the Charlottesville area from our cornerstone hub in Chicago," said Gary Foss, Vice President - Planning and Marketing for American's regional network. "Now, it will be easier for Charlottesville residents to access the United States and the world through O'Hare International Airport. Likewise, the Chicago connection will make Charlottesville's many historic sites easily accessible through one of American's largest hubs."

American is the fourth airline entering the market at CHO, joining United, Delta and US Air.

The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we only ask that you use your best judgment. E-mail is required, but will not be displayed with comment.

  • Comments cannot be profane or vulgar. We will not post comments that use profanity or cross the lines of good taste.
  • We will not post comments that use hate speech. Slurs, stereotypes and violent talk aren’t welcome on our website.
  • Comments should not attack other readers or people featured in our stories personally. Any accusations should be backed up with facts.
  • Any comment we post will be posted in its entirety. We do not edit any comment that we post.
  • Comments should contribute to the discussion. We will not post comments that don't advance the discussion. Flaming and/or trolling will not be tolerated.
  • Comments should not attack other posters. Let's keep the focus on the content of the story.

    As a host Newsplex.com welcomes a wide spectrum of opinions. However this is a site that we host. We have a responsibility to all our readers to try to keep our comment section fair and decent. For that reason The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.

    If you have any ideas to improve the conversation or this section let us know. Send an e-mail to webmaster@newsplex.com.


powered by Disqus
The Charlottesville Newsplex 999 2nd Street S.E. Charlottesville, VA 22902 434.242.1919 – Main 434.220.7522 - Newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 117937344