American Airlines adds flights for college football’s championship game

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American Airlines is announcing new service to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in California for the college football championship game. Nonstop flights from Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) in South Carolina and Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) in Alabama to SJC are available for purchase now.

American already operates up to 16 flights per day to SJC from four of its hubs: Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW); O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago; Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) in Phoenix, Arizona; and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

In total, college football fans will have 16 American flights to SJC to choose from January 5, 2019 and even more options for the trip home January 8, 2019 with 17 American flights scheduled from SJC.

Schedule of added direct service

DateDeparture airportArrival airportDeparture timeArrival timeAircraft type
Jan. 5GSPSJC12:15 p.m.2:58 p.m.Airbus A321
Jan. 5BHMSJC10:10 a.m.1:15 p.m.Airbus A321
Jan. 8SJCGSP10:45 a.m.6:33 p.m.Boeing 737
Jan. 8SJCGSP1:45 p.m.9:24 p.m.Boeing 737
Jan. 8SJCBHM10 a.m.4:35 p.m.Boeing 737
Jan. 8SJCBHM2:15 p.m.8:50 p.m.Boeing 737

American has more service than any other airline from GSP and BHM today, and with this announcement in support of the championship game, increases daily service to up to 20 flights per day from GSP and up to 21 flights per day from BHM.