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American Airlines Offers Low Introductory Fares and Up to Triple AAdvantage Miles on New Los Angeles - Shanghai Service

Fares as Low as $378 Each Way Based on Round-Trip Purchase

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the launch of its new service between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG), American Airlines is offering low introductory fares and American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles to customers flying the new route.

For a limited time, customers can book travel between Los Angeles and Shanghai for as low as $378 each way, based on the purchase of a round-trip ticket. Details are as follows:

  

Book By

Depart

Return

Starting At

 

March 28

April 5 - May 5

By July 5

$399*

 

March 28

May 20 - June 17

By July 17

$378**

 
  
    

 

In addition, customers can earn up to triple AAdvantage miles by flying on a purchased First Class or Business Class fare, which adds up to more than 20,000 miles for a one-way trip. Customers who fly on a purchased Economy Class fare can earn up to double AAdvantage miles. The bonus miles offer is valid for travel between April 5 and June 30. To register for the AAdvantage miles bonus and learn more details, including terms and conditions, please visit aa.com/morelax.  

The Los Angeles to Shanghai route will enhance American's customer service to China and its schedules at LAX, which will boast more than 150 daily departures on American Airlines and American Eagle beginning April 5.  

Fare Sale Terms and Conditions

Introductory fares shown are each way based on round-trip Economy class travel purchased on AA.com, and are in U.S. dollars. Fares shown are valid daily. Fares shown do not include (a) $9 per round trip in local airport charges; (b) September 11th Security Fee of $2.50 per enplanement originating at a U.S. airport; and (c) other U.S. and foreign government imposed taxes and fees of approximately $60 per round-trip. Seats are limited and fares shown may not be available on all flights. Fares and schedules are subject to change without notice. International fares are subject to government approval.

*Reservations are required. Tickets must be purchased at least 7 days prior to departure or within 1 day of making reservations, whichever comes first, but no later than 11:59 p.m. (CT) March 28, 2011. Fares are valid for outbound travel April 5, 2011, through May 5, 2011. All travel must be complete by July 5, 2011. A 3-night minimum stay is required and a 2 month maximum stay is allowed. Fares are valid only on AA nonstop flights 183 and 182 between Los Angeles and Shanghai.  

**Reservations are required. Tickets must be purchased at least 14 days prior to departure or within 1 day of making reservations, whichever comes first, but no later than 11:59 p.m. (CT) March 28, 2011. Fares are valid for outbound travel May 20, 2011, through June 17, 2011. All travel must be complete by July 17, 2011. A 6-night minimum stay is required and a 1 month maximum stay is allowed.  Fares are valid only on AA nonstop flights 183 and 182 between Los Angeles and Shanghai.

For full terms and conditions, please visit aa.com.

About the AAdvantage Program

The AAdvantage program was the first frequent flyer program.  Established in 1981, the program now has more than 66 million members.  Members can earn miles at more than 1,000 participating companies, which include 27 hotel chains representing more than 60 brands, more than 20 airlines, eight car-rental companies, 11 financial companies, and over 500 brand name retailers.  In addition, members can earn miles when making purchases with one of more than 100 affinity card products in over 40 countries.  In 2010, AAdvantage members redeemed more than 165 billion miles to claim just fewer than 7.2 million awards for flights, upgrades and car rentals. For more information and a listing of AAdvantage program participating companies, visit www.aa.com/aadvantage.

About American Airlines

American Airlines, American Eagle and AmericanConnection® serve 250 cities in 50 countries with, on average, more than 3,600 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 900 aircraft. American's award-winning website, AA.com®, provides users with easy access to check and book fares, plus personalized news, information and travel offers. American Airlines fares are also available through Kayak.com and Priceline.com, as well as thousands of travel agencies worldwide. 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 approximately 900 destinations with more than 9,000 daily flights to 145 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 trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. (NYSE: AMR)

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