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    American Airlines Completes Enhancements to Sao Paulo, Admirals Club Lounge

    FORT WORTH, Texas, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As the latest example of American Airlines commitment to reinvest in its products and services to enhance the travel experience for customers, American has completed extensive renovations to its Admirals Club at Sao Paulo Guarulhos International Airport (GRU) in Brazil.

    The lounge, located in Terminal 2, Wing D on the mezzanine level, now has 6,621 square feet, an expansion of more than 1,200 square feet, with seating for more than 220 visitors. The renovated space mixes luxury and convenience by offering an upgraded, multi-functional business center, flat-panel TVs, self-serve complimentary food and beverage selections, and a children's room.

    "Business and leisure travelers alike will appreciate the enhancements we've made to our Sao Paulo Admirals Club lounge," said Nancy Knipp, President - Admirals Club for American Airlines. "The club renovations enable our members and guests to relax and to conveniently and efficiently fulfill their personal and professional obligations while traveling."

    In addition to enhancing existing amenities, American added spa-like shower facilities with two private showers, towels, shampoo, body gels and blow dryers.

    Other offerings include:

    • Multi-functional business center with six work stations and three PCs with high-speed Internet access, printer and copier, free local calls, and fee-based fax service
    • Complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi access for all Admirals Club visitors
    • Complimentary self-serve food and beverage area with a wide selection of wines, liquors and other beverages, as well as expanded food offerings including hot and cold selections
    • Assistance with ticketing, re-booking flights or upgrades from Admirals Club representatives


    The GRU Admirals Club operates on a seasonal schedule. It is now open daily, 6:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m., through October. From November through February, the club is open daily, 7:30 a.m. - midnight. One-year Admirals Club memberships for new members range from just $350 to $500. AAdvantage miles can also be used to purchase Admirals Club memberships. One-day passes are available for $50 and may be purchased online, at self-service check-in machines, or at any Admirals Club location.

    American, a founding member of the global oneworld® Alliance, operates 44 Admirals Clubs in airports throughout the world. For details on Admirals Club lounges, including Admirals Club membership and one-day pass information, go to www.aa.com/admiralsclub.

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    American Airlines, American Eagle and AmericanConnection® serve 250 cities in 40 countries with, on average, more than 3,400 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 900 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 more than 130 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection, AA.com, We know why you fly and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. (NYSE: AMR)

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