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    American Airlines Announces New Austin, Texas - Orange County, Calif., Route

    American Airlines is expanding its nonstop service to the West Coast from Austin, Texas, again -- this time with new service to John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana (Orange County), Calif.

    American, a founding member of the global oneworld® Alliance, will fly one roundtrip each day on the route beginning Sept. 5, 2007. Westbound service out of Austin will be flown with American's 136-seat MD80 aircraft. Eastbound service out of Orange County will feature American's 148-seat Boeing 737-800s.

    Following is the schedule for American's service between Austin (AUS) and Orange County (SNA), effective Sept. 5, 2007.

    Flight 1465 Departs AUS: 7:50 a.m.   Arrives SNA: 9:00 a.m.  
    Flight 1622 Departs SNA: 5:45 p.m.   Arrives AUS: 10:20 p.m.

    "This new service will be our fourth nonstop West Coast destination out of Austin," said Henry Joyner, American's Senior Vice President -- Planning. "Orange County is an attractive business and leisure destination airport that many of our customers find convenient and easy to use. We believe this new route will also drive additional Southern California traffic into Austin. We expect it to be another winner."

    Besides Orange County, American also provides nonstop service from Austin to Seattle, San Jose, Calif., Los Angeles, Dallas/Fort Worth, Chicago, St. Louis and Raleigh/Durham. American Eagle also flies nonstop between Austin and Dallas Love Field, as well as St. Louis.

    In addition to Austin, American and American Eagle offer nonstops from Orange County to Dallas/Fort Worth, Chicago, St. Louis, San Jose, Calif., and San Francisco.

    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 nearly 700 destinations in over 140 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, the AmericanConnection® airlines, AA.com and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc.

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    SOURCE: American Airlines, Inc.

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