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    American Airlines Launches Redesigned AdmiralsClub Section on AA.com

    The Admirals Club® section within American Airlines award-winning Web site, AA.com, has been redesigned to better reflect the comforts, service and quality, that customers can experience in American's more than 40 Admirals Club lounges worldwide. Located at http://www.aa.com/admiralsclub, the redesigned section features:

    -- A fresh new look and feel that matches the updated Admirals Club lounge brand 
    -- A streamlined home page that organizes information into key themes such as memberships, amenities & benefits, and locations and conference rooms 
    -- New visuals, including pictures of lounges worldwide 
    -- Improved Web page navigation to make information easier to find 
    -- Easier transaction options for customers to purchase or renew an Admirals Club membership or to buy a one-day pass with just one click

    "This newly redesigned section will benefit our current members by allowing them to make transactions with American Airlines and to obtain information more easily than before," said Nancy Knipp, president -- Admirals Club for American Airlines. "The new section also allows our future members to easily assess the comfort and convenience that an Admirals Club membership offers."

    American, a founding member of the oneworld® Alliance, operates more than 40 Admirals Club locations worldwide, each offering a host of business tools and convenient services in a professional, secluded environment. American continues to grow the Admirals Club network, opening eight new lounges in the past two years.

    The Admirals Club lounge offers the best in premium services to members, including personal assistance with reservations, seat selection and upgrades, as well as boarding passes. Amenities vary by location and include conference rooms, shower facilities, personal computers with complimentary Internet access, complimentary snacks and non-alcoholic beverages, and children's rooms.

    One-year Admirals Club memberships for new members range from just $300 to $450. Memberships can also be purchased with AAdvantage® travel reward miles, starting at just 45,000 miles. One-day passes are available for $50 for each; plus up to two additional one-day passes can be purchased for $25 each. Passes may be purchased at Self-Service check-in machines, online at http://www.aa.com/daypass or at any Admirals Club location. To learn more, visit http://www.aa.com/admiralsclub.

    About American Airlines

    American Airlines is the world's largest airline. 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, AmericanConnection, AA.com and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. .

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    FCMN Contact: rick.wilbins@aa.com

    SOURCE: American Airlines

    CONTACT: Charley Wilson, Corporate Communications of American Airlines,
    +1-817-967-1577, corp.comm@aa.com

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

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