American Ramps Up Miami Winter Ops

American Airlines new Boeing 787 on take off.
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This week, American Airlines has announced its biggest-ever Miami winter flying schedule with new services.

This article will cover the details surrounding American Airlines’ record Miami winter schedule, as well as the new routes and route increases that they will be adopting during the 2023 winter season.

American’s Record Miami Winter Offering


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Starting their winter season off at Miami as the strongest it has ever been, American Airlines will be adding eight new routes to their Winter 2023 offering from the Floridian city as well as the city seeing more than 380 peak-day departures.

With these additional routes, as well as other route increases, the Winter 2023 offering at Miami will see a 10% increase in seating capacity for the U.S. carrier when compared to their Winter 2022 season.

As part of their international operations across Latin America and the Caribbean, the airline will see Governor’s Harbour (GHB) in the Bahamas being added as a new service commencing on February 3, 2024, operating on a twice-weekly basis.

Their other increases across Latin America and the Caribbean include the following –

  • Anguilla (AXA) increases to two daily between December 20 and January 7.
  • Barranquilla, Colombia (BAQ) increases to two daily between December 20 and January 7.
  • Bridgetown, Barbados (BGI) increases to three daily between December 20 and January 7.
  • Cancun, Mexico (CUN) increases to six daily between December 20 and January 7.
  • Cartagena, Colombia (CTG) increases to three daily between December 5 and April 3.
  • Liberia, Costa Rica (LIR) increases to three daily between December 20 and January 7.
  • San Jose, Costa Rica (SJO) increases to four daily between December 20 and January 7.
  • St. Maarten (SXM) increases to three daily between December 20 and January 7.
  • Tortola, British Virgin Islands (EIS) increases to three peak-day services on Saturdays between December 20 and January 7.

Alongside their new route to Governor’s Harbour (GHB), American Airlines will also add seven new domestic U.S. routes from Miami, those seven are as follows –

  • Portland, Oregon (PDX) new daily year-round service commencing November 5.
  • Sacramento, California (SMF) new daily year-round service commencing December 20.
  • Buffalo, New York (BUF) new Saturday-only service between November 11 and March 30.
  • Cedar Rapids, Iowa (CID) new Saturday-only service between November 11 and March 30.
  • Lexington, Kentucky (LEX) new Saturday-only service between November 11 and March 30.
  • Wichita, Kansas (ICT) new Saturday-only service between November 11 and March 30.
  • Wilmington, North Carolina (ILM) new Saturday-only service between November 11 and March 30.

As well as their seven new domestic services, American will also increase the following –

  • Milwaukee (MKE) increases to daily between December 20 and April 3.
  • Oklahoma City (OKC) increases to daily between December 20 and April 3.
  • Nashville, Tennessee (BNA) increases to five daily between December 20 and January 7.
  • Denver (DEN) increases to three daily between December 20 and April 3.
  • San Antonio (SAT) increases to two daily between December 20 and January 7.
  • San Diego (SAN) increases to two daily between December 20 and January 7.
  • Seattle (SEA) increases to two daily between December 20 and January 7.

Executive Comments


Commenting on their largest-ever Miami winter season offering, American Airlines’ Vice President of MIA Hub Operations, Carlos Liscano, says, “With a more than 30 year-history at Miami International Airport, American is proud to serve as the hometown airline, providing our customers with an unparalleled network that includes unique destinations like Governor’s Harbour, Bahamas; Anguilla; and Sacramento, California.”

“Next winter we’re proud to continue to invest in the undisputed gateway to Latin America and the Caribbean, a true point of pride for our more than 14,000 locally-based team members”

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