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American Airlines and Amadeus Ink Medium-Term Distribution Agreement

American Airlines today announced it has reached a medium-term agreement to extend its previous full-content agreement with Amadeus.

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of AMR Corporation, today announced it has reached a medium-term agreement to extend its previous full-content agreement with Amadeus, a leading travel technology partner and transaction processor for the global travel and tourism industry.

Under this agreement, Amadeus travel agencies will continue to have access to American Airlines fares and inventory with no change from the previous agreement.

Additional terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

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 3,400 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).

About Amadeus

Amadeus is a leading transaction processor and provider of advanced technology solutions for the global travel and tourism industry.

Customer groups include travel providers (e.g. airlines, hotels, rail, ferries, etc.), travel sellers (travel agencies and websites), and travel buyers (corporations and individual travelers). The group operates a transaction-based business model and processed 850 million billable travel transactions in 2010.

Amadeus has central sites in Madrid (corporate headquarters and marketing), Nice (development) and Erding (operations – data processing center) and regional offices in Miami, Buenos Aires, Bangkok and Dubai. At a market level, Amadeus maintains customer operations through 73 local Amadeus Commercial Organizations covering 195 countries.

Amadeus is listed on the Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao and Valencia stock exchanges and trades under the symbol "AMS.MC". The Amadeus group employs around 10,000 employees worldwide, with 123 nationalities represented at the central offices.

To find out more about Amadeus please go to www.amadeus.com. To visit the Amadeus Investor Relations center please go to www.investors.amadeus.com.

Trademarks and logos mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.

Current AMR Corp. releases can be accessed on the Internet.

The address is http://www.aa.com

SOURCE American Airlines

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