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    American Airlines Cargo Named 'International Airline of the Year' by the Express Delivery and Logistics Association

    FORT WORTH, Texas, March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines Cargo Division (AA Cargo) today announced it has received the "International Airline of the Year" award from the Express Delivery and Logistics Association (XLA) at its annual AirCargo 2010 Conference in Orlando, Fla.

    "We are extremely honored to receive this award from our customers who have extremely high standards of service for their shipments," said AA Cargo President Dave Brooks. "Every American Airlines employee should be very proud of this award, the result of our collective commitment to serving the air cargo industry throughout our global network."

    The International Airline of the Year award is determined each year by a survey of XLA members who use the services of carriers for express deliveries around the world.

    AirCargo 2010 is the premier annual trade show and conference for the Air and Expedited Motor Carriers Association (AEMCA), the Airforwarders Association (AfA), and the Express Delivery and Logistics Association. Each year, AirCargo brings together industry experts within the express delivery, freight forwarding and expedited motor carrier industries.

    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 3,400 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 900 aircraft. American provides one of the largest cargo networks in the world, with cargo terminals and interline connections available across the globe. For more information visit www.AACargo.com.

    About XLA

    Founded in 1976, XLA is a nonprofit association whose members include large firms with global delivery networks and smaller businesses with strong regional delivery networks. Worldwide, XLA members have operations in over 200 countries; move more than 20 million packages each day; employ more than 800,000 people; operate 1,200 aircraft and earn revenues in excess of $60 billion annually.

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    SOURCE American Airlines Cargo Division

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