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    American Airlines Cargo Honored 'Customer Excellence and Innovation Award' by Descartes Systems Group

    American Airlines Cargo Division (AA Cargo) has announced that it received the "Customer Excellence and Innovation" award from Descartes Systems Group, a global on- demand software-as-a-service (SaaS) logistics solutions provider. American Airlines was recognized for its excellence and innovation in the implementation of the company's electronic cargo booking system.

    The award for Excellence and Innovation was presented to American Airlines Cargo at the Descartes' Global User Group Conference on April 16 in Atlanta. Each year, this and other awards are bestowed to innovative Descartes customers and partners who are driving value for their business using leading logistics solutions.

    "AA Cargo aims to implement the latest logistics technology solutions to streamline and expedite the shipping process for our customers," said Dave Brooks, President of AA Cargo. "We are honored that Descartes has recognized our dedication to implementing a best-in-class online cargo booking and tracking product."

    About American Airlines Cargo

    American Airlines Cargo(SM), a division of American Airlines, Inc., provides over 100 million pounds of weekly cargo lift capacity to major cities in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Latin America and Asia. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection regional airlines serve more than 250 cities in over 40 countries with more than 4,000 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 1,000 aircraft. American provides one of the largest cargo networks in the world, with cargo terminals and interline connections available around the globe. For more information, visit http://www.aacargo.com/.

    About American Airlines

    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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    FCMN Contact: rick.wilbins@aa.com

    SOURCE: American Airlines Cargo

    CONTACT: Jennifer Pemberton of American Airlines Cargo, +1-817-967-1577,

    Web site: http://www.aacargo.com/

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