American Airlines to offer twice daily service from Eugene to LA

      EUGENE, Ore. - American Airlines will offer service from the Eugene Airport to Los Angeles.

      Twice daily non-stop service to LAX starts June 12.

      The service, which marks a return to Eugene for the airline, brings the facility to capacity with 6 airlines, officials said.

      Twice daily non-stop service to LAX starts June 12.

      American Airlines previously served EUG from July 2, 1985 to Sept. 10, 1993, with flights to Dallas/Fort Worth and Chicago via San Jose and Portland.

      In recent years, Allegiant has expanded its offerings at the Eugene Airport. Frontier Airlines recently launched Eugene-to-Denver service.

      An airport press release called Thursday's news "an announcement of potentially even more significance" than the Frontier route.

      American also announced non-stop service between Redmond, Oregon, and LAX on Thursday.

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