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American Airlines Announces Last-Minute Packages Sweepstakes; Sweepstakes Offers a Chance to Win a Weekend Getaway

If you're looking to reward yourself after a rough work week, American Airlines has the answer. American is giving travelers an opportunity to win a Last-Minute Package getaway to many different vacation destinations, a solution that is sure to take away those work week blues. Through March 20, 2007, customers who purchase a weekend package at will automatically be entered into the sweepstakes. Additionally, customers can enter without purchase by registering at .

Customers are eligible for one sweepstake entry per person, and there is no purchase necessary to win. Prizes include:

*  One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive $2,500 toward an Last-Minute Package  
*  One (1) First Prize winner will receive $1,500 toward an Last-Minute Package  
*  One (1) Second Prize winner will receive $1,000 toward an Last-Minute Package

"With more than 100 departure cities, our weekend packages are the perfect answer for that last-minute getaway," said Rob Friedman, Director of Interactive Marketing at American Airlines. "And we believe the chance to win our sweepstakes will encourage customers to consider participation in this offer."

American Airlines Last-Minute Packages will feature bundled deals that include air, hotel, and car deals for "the current weekend and the one following" are ideal for the spontaneous traveler. Last-Minute Packages can be purchased from three hours to 14 days prior to departure. Packages generally require a Saturday night stay with the earliest departure of Thursday and latest return of Tuesday.

American is a founding member of the global oneworld® Alliance. For complete sweepstakes rules and to view and purchase a Last-Minute Package, visit .

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,, 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, and We know why you fly are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc.

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