American Airlines Shuttle

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American Airlines Shuttle
American Airlines Shuttle logo
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 1961 (as Eastern Air Lines Shuttle)
Commenced operations October 17, 2015 (2015-10-17)
AOC # AALA025A[1]
Frequent-flyer program AAdvantage
Company slogan Going for great.
Parent company American Airlines Group
Headquarters CentrePort, Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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American Airlines Shuttle is the brand name for American Airlines' hourly air shuttle service operating in the Northeastern United States. It serves Logan International Airport in Boston, LaGuardia Airport in New York City, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Washington, D.C., and O’Hare International Airport in Chicago.[5]


The brand was transferred to American Airlines after its final integration with US Airways was completed on October 17, 2015.[6] It is the descendant of the original Eastern Air Lines Shuttle, which began operating in 1961, and in subsequent iterations operated as Trump Shuttle, USAir Shuttle, and US Airways Shuttle.


American Airlines Shuttle offers hourly weekday flights between the four cities. There are slight schedule changes for weekend flights, with Saturday flights primarily departing in the morning/afternoon and Sunday flights mostly hourly or every other hour.

Shuttle flights have dedicated check-in facilities and baggage carousels, workstations at gates in Boston, complimentary snacks and alcoholic beverages in all cabins, and other services.[3]


The American Airlines Shuttle utilizes its Airbus A319, Embraer 175, Embraer 190, and Boeing 737 aircraft.[3]

American Airlines Shuttle Fleet
Aircraft Passengers Routes Notes
F Y Total
Embraer 175 12 64 76 New York – Washington
Airbus A319-100 8 120 128 Boston – Washington

New York – Boston

Embraer 190 11 88 99 New York – Boston
Boeing 737-800 16 144 160 New York-Chicago