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American Airlines and MasterCard Start the New Year Right With 'Check It Out. Check It Off.' Promotion

Enter for a Chance to Win One of Three 'Bucket List' Trips When Booking Travel on with a MasterCard

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With 2012 in full swing, American Airlines and MasterCard® have teamed up to create the "Check It Out. Check It Off." promotion, which encourages customers to book on using their MasterCard card for a chance to check some one-of-a-kind travel experiences off their "bucket lists." The promotion, which runs through March 19, allows three grand prize winners to earn one of the following four-day VIP trips:

  • Napa Valley Excursion
    • Travel on American Airlines and accommodations
    • $2,500 MasterCard prepaid gift card
    • Private tour of Napa Valley, Calif.
    • Spa experience
    • Exclusive tastings at premier vineyards
    • Dinner with a world-class wine maker
    • Home wine cellar unit
  • Paris Fashion Immersion
    • Travel on American Airlines and accommodations
    • $1,500 MasterCard prepaid gift card
    • Dinner atop the Eiffel Tower at the acclaimed Le Jules Verne restaurant
    • Guided tour of Paris
    • Professional makeover and photo shoot around Paris
    • Dinner in one of Paris' top restaurants
  • NYC Baseball Experience
    • Travel on American Airlines and accommodations
    • $2,500 MasterCard prepaid gift card
    • Attend the home opener of a New York baseball team
    • Pregame lunch or dinner with a notable baseball player
    • Guided tour of New York City
    • Spa experience
    • Dinner at Marcus Samuelsson's acclaimed restaurant, Red Rooster Harlem

To become eligible, customers may register at and then book a ticket on using a MasterCard card. No purchase is required to win, and an entrant can go to for further details regarding entry.

A secondary promotion asks users to submit their travel adventure bucket list at or on American's Facebook page at After submitting their list, users can send a message to their friends via Twitter, Facebook or email asking for votes. The three lists that receive the most votes will win a $500, $250 and $100 gift card, respectively.

"This promotion is another way that American is bringing incredible experiences to our customers. We've teamed up with MasterCard to create three once-in-a-lifetime experiences, to which people might not otherwise have access," said Richard Elieson, American's Managing Director – Interactive Marketing. "We are also encouraging our customers to share their travel ideas and aspirations on our social networking sites. Travel enriches the lives of us all, and we want our customers to continue sharing their experiences with each other and the rest of the travel community."

For more information about this promotion, including full terms and conditions, please visit

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,®, 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,, and AAdvantage are trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. AMR Corporation common stock trades under the symbol "AAMRQ" on the OTCQB marketplace, operated by OTC Markets Group.

AMR Corporation, and certain of its United States-based subsidiaries, including American Airlines, Inc. and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation, filed voluntary petitions on Nov. 29, 2011 for Chapter 11 reorganization in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. More information about the Chapter 11 filing is available on the Internet at

MasterCard is a registered trademark of MasterCard International Incorporated.

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SOURCE American Airlines

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