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American Airlines Announces the Million Mile Give Away

American Airlines Gives Away AAdvantage® Bonus Miles to Celebrate Launch of the New AA.com Award Booking Tool

American Airlines today launches the Million Mile Give Away, offering travelers three chances to win a share of one million AAdvantage® bonus miles. Today through April 10, 2007, customers who register at http://www.aa.com/awardsweeps or refer a friend to the site via email will automatically be entered into the Million Mile Give Away sweepstakes.

Customers are eligible for up to three sweepstakes entries per person, and there is no purchase necessary to win. Customers may also view an online demo that highlights various features of the tool. One grand prize winner will receive 250,000 AAdvantage bonus miles and 30 additional winners will each receive 25,000 AAdvantage bonus miles. Winners will be chosen and notified by June 15, 2007.

"American is proud of our new AAdvantage award booking tool, which makes it easier for our AAdvantage members to redeem miles," said Kurt Stache, President -- AAdvantage® Marketing Programs. "With the successful launch of the new tool, we are giving members the opportunity to win a share of one million AAdvantage bonus miles that they can redeem for travel through the new site."

The new, innovative and user-friendly AAdvantage booking tool on AA.com was developed with extensive customer input. It includes features that provide AAdvantage members with virtually all the information needed to redeem an AAdvantage award for travel on American Airlines, American Eagle, and the AmericanConnection® airlines, including a calendar that shows award availability over a four-week period.

To access the new AAdvantage booking and information tool, visitors to AA.com simply click on the "Redeem AAdvantage Miles" link on the AA.com home page. After entering the city and dates of travel, customers then have the option of searching for award seat availability over a four-week period with the new "Dates Flexible" option.

Color-coded, easy-to-use tabs allow customers to select the type of AAdvantage award they wish to redeem -- ranging from economy class MileSAAver(SM) awards up to the first class AAnytime® awards -- and easily see which dates are available for each of the award levels.

American is a founding member of the global oneworld® Alliance. To register for the sweepstakes and for a complete list of rules, visit http://www.aa.com/awardsweeps .

The AAdvantage Program was the first and is the world's largest frequent flyer program. Established in 1981, the program now claims more than 56 million members. Members can earn miles at more than 1,000 participating companies, which include more than 35 hotel chains representing more than 75 brands, more than 20 airlines, eight car-rental companies, 18 financial companies and over 200 brand name retailers. In addition, members can earn miles when making purchases with one of more than 97 affinity card products in over 41 countries. In 2006, members redeemed more than 142 billion miles to claim in excess of 4 million awards for flights, upgrades and car rentals. For more information and a listing of AAdvantage program participating companies, visit http://www.aa.com/aadvantage .

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, AAdvantage, AAnytime and We know why you fly are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. and MileSAAver is a service mark of American Airlines, Inc.

FCMN Contact: rick.wilbins@aa.com

SOURCE: American Airlines, Inc.

CONTACT: Billy Sanez, Corporate Communications of American Airlines,
Inc., +1-817-967-1577, or corp.comm@aa.com

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