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    American Airlines Announces Renovation Plans for Admirals Club Lounge at Logan International Airport

    FORT WORTH, Texas, March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines has begun extensive renovations to its Admirals Club at Logan International Airport in Boston. The project, slated for completion in early 2010, will feature a reconfigured floor plan to create a more open, spacious feel.

    "We are excited to offer Admirals Club members and day pass visitors additional space and an updated facility in Boston," said Nancy Knipp, President - Admirals Club for American Airlines. "The refurbishments to our Admirals Club will further our efforts to better serve our members and guests."

    The remodeled lounge will offer seating for 214 and include the addition of a cyber cafe, children's room with age-appropriate TV programming and computer games, five new flat panel-televisions and TV lounge and cafe seating where customers can enjoy complimentary light snacks, juice, tea, coffee and soft drinks or purchase delicious fare from the lounge's food and beverage program, Amora™.

    Other highly valued amenities include an updated multi-functional business center outfitted with telephones, a global print solution powered by PrinterOn, copier and fax service. American's professional Premium Services representatives can also assist guests with boarding passes, reservations, seat selection and upgrades.

    Located in Terminal B near Gate 36, the Admirals Club is currently open Sunday - Friday from 4:45 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. and; Saturday from 4:45 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. Beginning May 1, the club will be open daily from 4:45 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. The renovation project will be divided into three phases allowing the club to remain open throughout its duration.

    American, a founding member of the oneworld® Alliance, operates 44 Admirals Club locations in airports throughout the world. In an effort to enhance the travel experience for its customers, American continues to reinvest in its Admirals Club and Flagship Lounge facilities. In addition to the Boston Admirals Club refurbishment project, American recently opened two new Admirals Club lounges - one at Raleigh/Durham in October 2008 and one at Washington Dulles in February 2009 - plus one new Flagship Lounge in Miami in December 2008.

    One-year Admirals Club memberships for new members range from just $350 to $500. AAdvantage miles may also be used to purchase Admirals Club memberships. One-day passes are available for $50, and can be purchased online, at self-service check-in machines, or at any Admirals Club location. For more information on the Admirals Club, log on to www.aa.com/admiralsclub.

    About American Airlines

    American Airlines, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® airlines serve 250 cities in 40 countries with, on average, more than 3,400 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 900 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, AmericanConnection, AA.com, We know why you fly and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc.

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