One of the largest flight service providers in the world, American Airlines is a United States-based carrier. Earlier, it used to operate under the company name AMR Corporation, which declared bankruptcy in 2011. Afterwards, US Airways announced its plans to merge with AMR Corporation. The merger process was completed in December, 2013 and this group became the largest service provider in the world. Currently, it operates hundreds of flights every day and connects various cities, lying in Asia, Europe, Caribbean and North America. In addition to this, American Airlines is also a member of the Oneworld Alliance and this significantly increases the reach of the carrier. Travellers can opt for American Airlines flight ticket booking to travel across the globe.
The carrier manages its operations from nine hubs in the world; namely, John F. Kennedy, Charlotte, Miami, O’Hare, Dallas, Phoenix, Washington D.C., Philadelphia and Los Angeles international airports. This allows the airlines to manage its operations quite conveniently. In addition to it wide network, this airline offers services on other routes as well with the help of carriers, it shares codes with. For instance, it offers Chennai to Melbourne flights with the help of British Airways (BA), one of its codeshare members. Here is a list three services offered by American Airlines for people from Chennai, who are looking forward to Melbourne trip in the coming months.
Most of the carriers offer a connecting flight on this route as it reduces the cost of operations. This in turn further reduces international airfares on such routes. Similarly, American Airlines also offers services on this route with two or more stopovers.
Chennai to Melbourne Flights
Most of the flights operated by this carrier and its associates are scheduled early in the morning. The first flight in all these options is operated by British Airways from Chennai International Airport at 5.30 am. It is worth mentioning that travellers simply have to make American Airlines booking, and rest is managed by carriers themselves. The first stopover on this route is London Heathrow Airport (LHR), where it reaches at 11.55 am. The next flight under this option is scheduled to Charlotte (CLT). This service is offered by the US Airways and the schedule departure is 2.25 pm. It reaches CLT at 6.25 and from there, the next service to Melbourne (MLB) is scheduled at 10.20 pm, offered by US Airways Express-PSA Airlines.
In the other option also, BA operates Chennai to London flight at 5.31 am followed by the US Airways flight to CLT. From there US Airways Express-PSA Airlines carries passengers to MLB and reaches there at 1.12 pm. Similarly, under the next option, which remains similar to previous two till Charlotte, the flight from CLT is scheduled at 5.50 pm. It reaches MLB at 7.23 pm and can be opted by people, who do not mid spending a few extra hours at the terminal.