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 toread more

American Airlines Announces New Nonstop Service from Wilmington International Airport to Miami

American Airlines announced this morning that they are launching nonstop service between Wilmington International Airport (ILM) and Miami International Airport (MIA), a major hub for American and a gateway to Latin America and the Caribbean. The nonstop flights from ILM will operate on Saturdays, starting November 11th with dual-class Embraer E175 aircraft.  “American Airlines isread more

ILM Sets New Annual Passenger Record – Serves 1,086,245 Passengers in 2022

ILM exceeded pre-pandemic passenger numbers in 2022 and set a new passenger record for the year, serving 1,086,245 passengers.  During calendar year 2022, four airlines provided air service at ILM, American, Avelo, Delta, and United.  Throughout the year, American and Delta upgauged aircraft and the ultra-lost cost carrier Avelo started new nonstop service.  As aread more

Wilmington International Airport Passenger Numbers Rebound to Pre-Covid Levels

Pent up travel demand propels air travel and a strong rebound in passenger numbers at the Wilmington International Airport.  Based on June airport trends, passenger numbers are back to Pre-Covid levels. According to the airport’s May passenger statistics, total passengers flying to/from ILM significantly increased and were at 79% of 2019 levels.(There were 78,875 totalread more

American Airlines Reinstates Nonstop Service between ILM and ORD

American Airlines has reinstated the nonstop service between ILM and ORD (Chicago O’Hare).  The service, which is offered May 6th through October 6th runs daily.  Additionally, American is planning to add an additional frequency on Saturdays for the June through August period.(Officially through Sept 4th.)  A summary of American Airline’s plans are summarized below.  Pleaseread more

American Airlines Announces New Summer Seasonal Service to Boston

American Airlines announced NEW nonstop service between ILM and Boston (BOS). Flights will operate this summer June 5th-Aug 14th. The flights will run on Saturdays throughout this designated summer season. You can view American Airlines’ press announcement on their website.

Tropical Storm/potential Hurricane Isaias Information

As Tropical Storm/potential Hurricane Isaias approaches, please remember to: Reach out directly to your airline to stay informed about any flight impacts American Airlines    800-433-7300 Delta    800-221-1212 United    800-864-8331 Visit for preparedness information and follow New Hanover County’s trusted social media pages for updates: Twitter, Facebook,  Instagram, and Nextdoor.   

American Airlines Adds New Route between ILM and Boston

Today, American Airlines announced new nonstop, seasonal service between Wilmington International Airport (ILM) and Boston Logan Airport (BOS) in Boston, Massachusetts.  This route will operate on Saturdays starting May 9th and running through August 15th. Below are the flight times: Start Date End Date Frequency Dept Arp Dept Time Arvl Arp Arrv Time Equipment 9-May-20read more

ILM Reaches a Major Milestone

The Wilmington International Airport has exciting news to share! In 2019 the Wilmington International Airport (ILM) reached a major milestone.  In partnership with American Airlines, Delta, and United, ILM served 1,075,963 passengers!  This number of passengers was a 15% increase over the prior year.(2018)  Passenger growth is attributed to: an increase in capacity (larger aircraft wereread more

Hurricane Dorian Flight Impacts

Please contact your airline directly for the most up to date information re: flight status, travel alerts, and potential waiving of change fees. For your convenience, information is listed below: American Airlines: 1-800-433-7300 Delta Air Lines: 1-800-221-1212 United: 1-800-864-8331