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American Airlines and American Eagle Airlines Increase, Upgrade Service in Raleigh/Durham

American Airlines and its regional affiliate American Eagle will add new round-trip service from Raleigh/Durham to three new markets and upgrade two others to mainline service.

Beginning May 1, 2007, American Eagle will operate two daily nonstop flights each to Louisville, Ky.; Jacksonville, Fla.; and Kansas City, Mo., using 37-seat and 44-seat Embraer jets.

"American Eagle is pleased to add new markets for the benefit of our loyal business and leisure travelers in Raleigh/Durham," said American Eagle President and CEO Peter Bowler. "When the new flights are in place, American and its regional partners will have 67 daily flights at Raleigh/Durham to 16 different destinations, the most of any carrier."

In addition, on April 10, American will add one daily nonstop flight from Raleigh/Durham to New York LaGuardia using an MD80 aircraft, with American Eagle keeping eight flights between the two airports. Also, American will operate MD80 aircraft to replace American Eagle on the Raleigh/Durham to Austin, Texas, route.

"American Airlines and American Eagle have had a long commitment to Raleigh/Durham, including American's daily nonstop service from there to London," said David Cush, American Airlines Senior Vice President of Global Sales. "The increase in demand on the LaGuardia and Austin routes is a good example of how our regional network can build demand that can be upgraded to mainline jet service."

The schedule for the new routes is as follows (all times local): 
Raleigh/Durham to Jacksonville (RDU-JAX)   
Flight                Departs      Arrives         Days   
4517                 7:00 a.m.    8:35 a.m.        Daily   
4690                 7:15 p.m.    8:50 p.m.        Daily 

Jacksonville to Raleigh/Durham (JAX-RDU)   
Flight                Departs      Arrives         Days   
4691                 6:20 a.m.    7:45 a.m.        Daily   
4518                 6:55 p.m.    8:20 p.m.        Daily 

Raleigh/Durham to Kansas City (RDU-MCI)   
Flight                Departs      Arrives         Days   
4692                 7:20 a.m.    9:00 a.m.        Daily   
4694                 2:35 p.m.    4:15 p.m.        Daily 

Kansas City to Raleigh/Durham (MCI-RDU)   
Flight                Departs      Arrives         Days   
4693                 9:25 a.m.   12:45 p.m.        Daily   
4695                 4:45 p.m.    8:10 p.m.        Daily 

Raleigh/Durham to Louisville  (RDU-SDF)   
Flight                Departs      Arrives         Days   
4541                 8:50 a.m.   10:30 a.m.        Daily   
4546                 3:35 p.m.    5:15 p.m.        Daily 

Louisville to Raleigh/Durham (SDF-RDU)   
Flight                Departs      Arrives         Days   
4542                10:55 a.m.   12:15 p.m.        Daily   
4549                 5:40 p.m.    7:00 p.m.        Daily 

American Airlines is a founding member of the global oneworld® Alliance. 

About American Airlines

American Airlines is the world's largest airline. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® airlines serve 250 cities in over 40 countries with more than 4,000 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 1,000 aircraft. American's award-winning Web site, 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 serve more than 600 destinations in over 135 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation .

AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection, AA.com and We know why you fly are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc.

About American Eagle

American Eagle operates more than 1,800 daily flights to more than 160 cities throughout the United States, Canada, the Bahamas, Mexico and the Caribbean on behalf of American Airlines. American Airlines is the world's largest airline. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® airlines serve 250 cities in over 40 countries with more than 4,000 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 1,000 aircraft. American's award-winning Web site, 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 serve more than 600 destinations in over 135 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 registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc.

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