Additional daily flight to Chicago added at Bishop Airport

FLINT, Michigan — American Airlines has added a fourth flight to Chicago O’Hare International Airport from Bishop International Airport. 

The additional flight leaves Flint at 3:15 p.m. and arrives at O’Hare at 3:33 p.m. local time — a key time to make connections to other destinations out of the Midwest hub. American Airlines also will begin flying larger planes from Flint, which opens up the opportunity to fly first class on two of the flights. 

“These are exciting times at Bishop International Airport,” stated Airport Director, Craig Williams.  “Today, American Airlines begins flying an additional jet per day to Chicago O’Hare.  This is a 25 percent increase in frequency between Flint and their very popular hub.”

With the added afternoon Chicago flight, some of the times for current service were changed. The new schedule has planes leaving Flint at 6 a.m., 10:53 a.m., 3:15 p.m. and 7:04 p.m.

This expansion in Chicago flights comes just a month after American Airlines announced it would also be adding new service from Flint to its southern hub, Charlotte, N.C., starting on Sept. 4. 

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