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American Airlines Cargo Opens New Cargo Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport

New Cargo Facility Increases Handling Capacity, Enhances Customer Service

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines Cargo Division (AA Cargo) today announced its newly-relocated cargo terminal at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The facility will offer streamlined handling capability – including a 3,000-square-foot cooler for perishables and expanded areas for courier cargo, mail processing and a designated holding area for live animals.

"AA Cargo's new facility is designed to enhance our customers' shipping experience by increasing our cargo handing capability at LAX – one of the world's busiest airports," said Dave Brooks, President - American Airlines Cargo. "The new facility represents a significant investment, which not only strengthens our cargo operation in Los Angeles, but also solidifies it as a major airfreight hub to and from Asia-Pacific, Europe and beyond."

Directly adjacent to American's previous cargo terminal at LAX, the new facility located at 5950 Avion Dr. opens for business at 4 a.m. on Feb. 22.

For more information, please visit www.AACargo.com.

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.

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SOURCE American Airlines Cargo Division

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