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    American Airlines Cargo Opens New Priority Parcel Service Facility at New York's Kennedy International Airport

    American Airlines Cargo Division announced today the opening of a new state-of-the art Priority Parcel Service(SM) (PPS) facility at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). The facility, located at the new JFK Terminal 8, features 30-minute drop-offs and pick-ups for Priority Parcel shipments within the United States. With one-stop service and expanded customer parking, shipments may be dropped off and picked up conveniently.

    The PPS facility is open for drop-off between 5:30 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. daily; and for pick-up between 6:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m. daily.

    "The opening of our new JFK facility represents another step in our plan to provide the best service to our customers," said American Airlines Cargo President Dave Brooks. "The new facility supports the premium handling provided by our Priority Parcel Service."

    AA Priority Parcel Service provides counter-to-counter "Next Flight Out" service for packages with an individual piece weight of up to 70 pounds for shippers known to American Airlines, as well as other customers who want expedited handling for small items under 16 ounces, or pets. AA Priority Parcel Service is available worldwide through American's ticket counters and cargo facilities in most cities, and does not require an advance booking. For a complete list of product features and facility information, visit http://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 Airlines is the world's largest carrier. 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 across the globe. For more information visit http://www.aacargo.com/.

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