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American Airlines Again Secures Perfect Mark On Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index

Airline Receives Top Score for 10th Consecutive Year

FORT WORTH, Texas – American Airlines has been honored for the 10th consecutive year by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) with the highest ranking possible in its 2012 Corporate Equality Index. The achievement marks American Airlines as the first and only airline to receive a top score of 100 percent since the survey’s inception, a record held by only a handful of other U.S. companies and no other airlines.

Lauri Curtis, American Airlines Vice President – Diversity, Leadership and Engagement, expressed pride in the company's exceptional track record: “We know that maintaining our reputation for diversity leadership and inclusion requires real effort. Year after year, securing our top score on the Corporate Equality Index strengthens our hand and sharpens our efforts to raise the bar not only for ourselves, but for all employers, and allows us to keep attracting a world-class workforce, too.”

The Human Rights Campaign is dedicated to promoting and ensuring public understanding of gay and lesbian issues through innovative education and communication strategies. A complete list of Corporate Equality Index rankings is available at http://hrc.org.

For more information on American’s commitment to diversity, visit AA.com/diversity.  Join the conversation with American’s LGBT community on Facebook.com/aarainbowteam or sign up for American’s LGBT newsletter at AA.com/rainbow and selecting LGBT as an interest in your travel profile.


About American Airlines

American Airlines, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® carrier serve 260 airports in more than 50 countries and territories with, on average, more than 3,300 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 900 aircraft. American’s award-winning website, AA.com®, provides users with easy access to check and book fares, plus personalized news, information and travel offers. American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld® alliance, which brings together some of the best and biggest names in the airline business, enabling them to offer their customers more services and benefits than any airline can provide on its own. Together, its members and members-elect serve more than 900 destinations with more than 10,000 daily flights to 149 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection, AA.com, and AAdvantage are trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. (NYSE: AMR).

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