American Airlines adds new direct flight from Chicago to Athens

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American Airlines announced on Wednesday it is adding a new daily direct flight between O’Hare International Airport in Chicago and Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport in Athens.

The seasonal service will commence from May 3 to October 3 in 2019 on Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, offering some 70,000 new seats.

This is the company's second direct route to Greece, after the Philadelphia-Athens service.