ONTARIO, Calif. – Moving to meet the growing demand for air travel this summer at Ontario International Airport (ONT), American Airlines will offer nonstop service between ONT and Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) from July 5, 2017 through August 21, 2017.
Nonstop Boeing 737-800 flights will depart from ONT daily at 12:15 a.m. and arrive ORD at 6:10 a.m. Return flights will depart from ORD daily at 8 p.m. and arrive at ONT at 10:07 p.m. American offers convenient flight connections at ORD serving many destinations on the East Coast and overseas.
Flights are available for booking at aa.com, travel agents and other reservation systems. Introductory main cabin fares one-way are as low as $127.”We are delighted that American, in recognition of the strength of the Ontario market, will add roundtrip nonstop flights to Chicago O’Hare during our two busiest months of the year,” said Kelly J. Fredericks, CEO of the Ontario International Airport Authority. “These new flights will help provide the needed seat capacity to meet the peak summer demand.”
The new American flights complement ONT nonstop flights serving Chicago Midway Airport operated by Southwest Airlines.
In all, ONT’s seven airlines will operate 63 daily departures to 15 nonstop destinations in the U.S. and Mexico, including flights to major airline connecting hubs at Dallas Fort Worth, Dallas Love Field, Chicago O’Hare, Chicago Midway, Denver, Phoenix and San Francisco.
About Ontario International Airport
ONT is located in the Inland Empire, approximately 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles in the center of Southern California. It is a medium-hub, full-service airport with direct commercial jet service to 15 major U.S. cities and Mexico, and connecting service to many domestic and international destinations. There are approximately 63 daily departures offered by 7 air carriers.
About the Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA)
The OIAA was formed in August 2012 by a Joint Powers Agreement between the City of Ontario and the County of San Bernardino to provide overall direction for the management, operations, development and marketing of ONT for the benefit of the Southern California economy and the residents of the airport’s four-county catchment area. OIAA Commissioners are Ontario Council Member Alan D. Wapner (President), Retired Riverside Mayor Ronald O. Loveridge (Vice President), Orange County Business Council President and CEO Lucy Dunn (Secretary), Ontario Council Member Jim W. Bowman (Commissioner), and San Bernardino County Supervisor Curt Hagman (Commissioner).