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American Airlines launches nonstop service between Memphis and Austin

MEMPHIS, TENN. (January 12, 2023) – American Airlines has launched its nonstop service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS). The first incoming flight arrived at 9:10 pm on January 10, while the inaugural outbound flight departed January 11 at 8:20 am.

Tickets are on sale at www.aa.com.

The flight runs Sunday through Friday and American is operating a 76-seat Embraer 175 aircraft for the route. American Airlines now offers service between Memphis and 10 destinations, including Austin, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Miami, New York, Phoenix, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.

“We’re excited to connect Memphis International Airport with Austin-Bergstrom International Airport starting this winter,” said Philippe Puech, American Airlines Director of Short-Haul Network Planning. “This new route has been a frequent customer request and the largest passenger carrier at MEM is proud to deliver, complementing existing nonstop service to nine other cities across our global network. Whether customers are taking care of business or are traveling to enjoy the sights and sounds of the musical capital cities, we can’t wait to welcome them on board.”

“We are excited and grateful for American Airlines’ continued growth at MEM,” said Michael Keeney, Chairman of the Memphis-Shelby County Board of Commissioners. “This route creates new travel opportunities for both business and leisure travelers alike.”   


Memphis to Austin

  • Departs: 6:19 a.m.
  • Arrives: 8:25 a.m.

Austin to Memphis

  • Departs: 7:40 p.m.
  • Arrives: 9:16 p.m.