American Airlines launches non-stop flights from Philly to Edinburgh, Scotland

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- You can now travel non-stop from Philadelphia International Airport to Edinburgh, Scotland.

American Airlines kicked off daily service Tuesday evening.

There was a big cake and a send-off for the crew and passengers.

The flight took off just before 9 p.m. and it takes just over seven hours to get to Edinburgh.

More direct flights to Europe will be added later this year.
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