American Airlines Expands Service at Coastal Carolina Regional Airport with Six Daily Flights in 2024

New Bern, N.C. (May 7, 2024) – Coastal Carolina Regional Airport is proud to announce a significant enhancement in service at EWN. In response to the growing demand for air travel in the region, American Airlines is increasing the number of daily flights connecting travelers through Charlotte to destinations of their choice all around the world.

This expansion demonstrates American’s commitment to providing convenient and reliable air transportation options for travelers in Eastern North Carolina and underscores the airline's dedication to supporting the economic vitality of the area.

The new schedule features a more than 5% increase in total seat availability over American’s schedule in 2023.

“We’re pleased to announce the increased frequency of flights by American Airlines at EWN. This expansion signifies our airport's growing appeal and underscores our commitment to providing enhanced travel options for our passengers. We look forward to continuing to foster strong partnerships with the airlines and serving our community's evolving needs." said Airport Director Andrew Shorter.

“American is delighted to welcome customers on our six daily flights to Charlotte Douglas International Airport,” said Joe Sottile, American Airlines Director of Shorthaul Network Planning. “This summer, EWN’s largest carrier will offer local residents convenient one-stop connections to more than 170 destinations across our comprehensive global network.”

Flights are already available to book and booking early is highly encouraged as the busy summer season continues.

“As residents continue to choose EWN for their travel, American Airlines sees that as a good indicator for demand in the community. The strong performance of the flights shows that the community wants to fly local,” Shorter said.


Coastal Carolina Regional Airport (EWN) is a modern, full-service airport supporting commercial and private aviation activities. With an easy-to-navigate terminal, friendly staff, affordable parking, quick check-in, and security, EWN boasts one of the Southeast's most accessible and convenient regional airports and an "enjoyable air travel experience." The airport acts as the inbound gateway to historic New Bern, the Crystal Coast, The Outer Banks, Emerald Isle, Beaufort, Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, and Swansboro, and a portal to destinations all over the world. Learn more at

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