TULSA, OK – May 27, 2022 – Passengers flying from Tulsa International Airport will soon have a nonstop flight option when traveling to New York City. American Airlines today announced new nonstop service from Tulsa International Airport (TUL) to LaGuardia Airport (LGA) beginning November 3, 2022. Flights will operate once daily, year-round, on an Embraer 170 aircraft. Flights go on sale Monday, May 30th, on aa.com.
New York City has been Tulsa’s largest unserved market for several years, and American’s new service will allow both business and leisure travelers to have nonstop access to the most convenient airport in the Big Apple. The new nonstop to New York City is American’s sixth new route added to the Tulsa network in the past three years.
“American has a long history in Tulsa and we are thrilled strengthen our commitment to the region by launching new service to New York City,” said Philippe Puech, American Airlines Director of Domestic Network Planning. “Whether they’re traveling for business or leisure, nonstop service to LaGuardia builds on our promise to offer customers the industry’s best network – thanks in large part to the Northeast Alliance which allows us to add more frequencies and travel benefits to New York and Boston than ever before.”
“Tulsans have been asking for a nonstop flight to the New York City area for years now, which is why we’re so thankful for American Airlines adding this new route to LaGuardia Airport,” said Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum. “This new nonstop flight to New York City will make us even more competitive when recruiting top companies to Tulsa, and will save locals time and money when visiting NYC.”
With the launch of American’s new service to New York City (LGA), the airline will have a total of nine nonstop destinations served from Tulsa, with the others being: Austin (AUS), Charlotte (CLT), Chicago O’Hare (ORD), Dallas/Ft. Worth (DFW), Los Angeles (LAX), Miami (MIA), Phoenix (PHX) and Washington, D.C. (DCA). Tulsa International Airport will have a total of 26 nonstop destinations available from six airlines when the new route launches in November.
“New York City has long been the most desired nonstop destination for Tulsans, and we are thrilled to have American Airlines providing a nonstop to such a sought-after destination,” said Alexis Higgins, CEO of Tulsa International Airport. “The addition of a sixth new nonstop market from Tulsa in the past three years is unparalleled, and I want to thank American Airlines for their continued partnership and growth in the Tulsa.”
Starting November 3, American will offer daily service between TUL and LGA at the following times:
• Outbound flight departs TUL at 6:00 a.m. and arrives at LGA at 10:00 a.m.
• Inbound flight departs LGA at 6:29 p.m. and arrives at TUL at 9:13 p.m.
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