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FORT WORTH, Texas – American Airlines Cargo today begins cargo service from Dallas/Fort Worth to Hong Kong (HKG), the world’s largest air cargo hub, and from Dallas/Fort Worth to Shanghai (PVG), the world’s third largest air cargo airport. Service departing Hong Kong begins June 13, and service departing Shanghai begins June 12.

The Hong Kong service is a first for any U.S.-based carrier, and it opens up an extensive market to customers in both South America and Asia. The non-stop service will be operated with a B777-300ER, the airline’s first use of the long-range aircraft in Asia.

The new Shanghai service will be operated with a B777-200 aircraft and will provide customers with a third gateway to and from Shanghai. Currently, American offers service between Shanghai and Los Angeles (LAX) and Chicago O’Hare (ORD).

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