American Airlines to upgauge aircraft on Hilton Head-Charlotte service

    American Airlines has announced plans to upgauge from Bombardier Dash 8 to Embraer 175 aircraft on Hilton Head-Charlotte service, effective 05-Jul-2018. Beaufort County airports director Jon Rembold cited infrastructure improvements underway at Hilton Head Island Airport as a driver in the upgauge, noting: “This runway extension allows airlines to re-evaluate Hilton Head Island Airport as a viable destination via regional jets”. [more – original PR]