American Airlines Extends Seasonal Service to Miami, Now with New Daily Flights Over the Summer

Over the weekend, American Airlines enhanced its summer schedules, which included increased service from Wilmington International Airport (ILM) to Miami International Airport (MIA). Starting June 5th, American will operate daily service between ILM and MIA. The airline announced the new nonstop service last summer with Saturday only flights operating from November-May.

“American is thrilled to add daily flights between ILM and MIA after inaugurating this service only three months ago,” said Jason Reisinger, American Airlines Managing Director of Global Network Planning. “American is proud to serve as ILM’s largest carrier and looks forward to offering customers convenient connections to destinations across our comprehensive global network.”   

American Airlines, ILM’s largest carrier, serves ILM with eight nonstop destinations. (Charlotte, Washington DC, Chicago, Boston, New York-LaGuardia, Philadelphia, Dallas-Fort Worth, and Miami) The Miami flight allows business and leisure travelers to conveniently fly nonstop to Miami and easily connect to more than 70 destinations across Mexico, the Caribbean and Latin America. 

“We’re glad to hear the community & inbound traveler response to this new nonstop has been so strong. We’re thankful American continues to invest their resources in the Wilmington market and are thrilled to gain this daily nonstop service over the summer,” stated Jeff Bourk, ILM Airport Director.

Flights will depart ILM at 6:00 a.m. and arrive in Miami at 7:44 a.m.  On the return, flights depart Miami at 7:55 p.m. and arrive at ILM at 9:59 p.m. Flights are on sale now on and through American’s mobile app.


About the Wilmington International Airport: The Wilmington International Airport serves southeastern North Carolina with commercial air service on American, Avelo, Delta, United, and Sun Country.  These airlines provide nonstop service to a growing number of markets, connecting travelers to hundreds of destinations.  In 2023, ILM served a record 1.3 million passengers, surpassing the prior year by over 21%. The NCDOT Division of Aviation’s 2022 report estimated ILM’s economic impact at $2.5 billion.  For more information on ILM, please visit