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American Airlines Offers Sale From the Continental U.S. to the Sunny Caribbean and Mexico

Don't Just Complain About Winter Weather; Grab a Great Low Fare on American

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines says "enough" to cold, gloomy winter weather. But rather than just complain, we're doing something about it. American is having a sale for winter/spring travel to some of the sunniest, warmest spots in the Caribbean and Mexico.

American, a founding member of the global oneworld® Alliance, is offering great low fares for travel now through mid-May from the continental U.S. to select destinations in the Caribbean and Mexico.

If you want to escape the cold, American is your airline, and now is the time. No airline offers more service to the Caribbean than American, along with our regional affiliate, American Eagle. And, we've been flying to sunny Mexico for more than 60 years.

Low fares and frequent flights are enough to brighten any gloomy winter day, so add some sunshine to your life with a great fare to the Caribbean or Mexico on American Airlines.

Tickets for American's winter/spring sale fares to the Caribbean and Mexico must be purchased by Feb. 25, 2009, so log on to American's Web site, AA.com, to begin planning your trip soon. (We have great fares from Canada to the Caribbean and Mexico on AA.com as well.)

American Airlines Winter/Spring Sale to the Caribbean and Mexico

  • Available from the continental U.S. to select destinations in the Caribbean and Mexico.
  • Travel through May 14, 2009.
  • Purchase tickets no later than Feb. 25, 2009.
  • Other restrictions apply. For rules and restrictions, see the terms and conditions below, or visit American's Web site, AA.com.

Here are samples of American's great low fares. Fare amounts shown are each way based on off-peak, round-trip Economy Class travel purchased on AA.com.

SAMPLE MARKETS Fare Each Way Based on From - To Round-Trip Purchase*
Miami - Grand Cayman, Cayman Is. $80
Philadelphia - San Juan, Puerto Rico $88
New York City - Aruba $97
Los Angeles - Los Cabos, Mexico $103
Baltimore - San Juan, Puerto Rico $106
Miami - Punta Cana, Dom. Rep. $107
Miami - La Romana/Casa de Campo, Dom. Rep.+ $112
Dallas/Fort Worth - Cozumel, Mexico $135
Dallas/Fort Worth - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico $135
Dallas/Fort Worth - Los Cabos, Mexico $185
New York City - St. Lucia, B.W.I. $190
Chicago O'Hare - Los Cabos, Mexico $212

*Fares shown are each way based on off-peak, round-trip Economy Class travel purchased on AA.com, and are in U.S. dollars. Fares are valid for travel through May 14, 2009. Fares do not include all government-imposed taxes and fees.

+Service operated partly by American Eagle.

Travelers can check schedules and fares and book flights by visiting www.aa.com. On AA.com you'll find the absolute lowest fares available for American Airlines, American Eagle and AmericanConnection® flights - guaranteed. For full details on our Lowest Fare Guarantee, visit www.aa.com/guarantee. And, for the benefits of booking at AA.com, visit www.aa.com/benefits.

For an additional $20 per ticket, travel arrangements can also be made by calling American's reservations number at 1-800-433-7300 (en Espanol 1-800-633-3711) within the United States. Outside the United States, call the local reservations number. For an additional $30 per ticket, travel arrangements can be made at an American Airlines Travel Center or Airport Ticket Office. Tickets may also be purchased through a travel agent. Travel agents may impose a service charge for ticketing.

A "Fly Now, Pay Later" deferred payment option on American allows holders of the American Airlines Credit Card(SM) account to enjoy six months of no payments and no interest for tickets purchased on AA.com. For terms and conditions and more details, visit www.aa.com/paylater.

American Airlines Vacations(SM) has a number of exciting and affordable travel packages available to many popular destinations in the Caribbean and Mexico. For more information, visit www.aavacations.com.

*Fare Terms and Conditions

Fares shown are each way based on off-peak, round-trip Economy-Class travel purchased on AA.com, and are in U.S. dollars. Fares shown are valid for travel Monday-Thursday; other travel days are available at additional cost. Service between Dallas/Fort Worth and Cozumel does not operate on Tuesdays. Fares are subject to change without notice.

Fares do not include (a) a federal excise tax of $3.60 per U.S. domestic flight segment, defined as one takeoff and landing, of a passenger's itinerary; (b) up to $18 per round trip in local airport charges; and (c) September 11th Security Fee of $2.50 per enplanement originating at a U.S. airport. For international/Puerto Rico destinations, government taxes and fees of up to $180, varying by destination, are not included and may vary slightly depending on currency exchange rates at the time of purchase.

Tickets must be purchased within one day of making reservations, but not later than 11:59 p.m., Feb. 25, 2009 (Central Time).

Fares are valid for travel through May 14, 2009. A two-night minimum stay is required, and a 30-day maximum stay is allowed.

Advertised fares are valid only on American Airlines, American Eagle, and the AmericanConnection® airlines and do not apply to other codeshare flights. Seats are limited. Fares may not be available on all flights. Schedules are subject to change without notice.

Fares are nonrefundable and nontransferable. Changes to your ticket may be made if you meet the restrictions of the new fare and pay up to a US$150 fee plus any fare difference. Changes must be made before your ticketed flight's scheduled departure time. If you cancel your flight prior to the scheduled departure time, the ticket will be valid for one year from the date of issue for an unused ticket or one year from travel origination for a partially used ticket. If you do not cancel your flight prior to the scheduled departure time, the ticket has no value.

A portion of travel booked on American Airlines may be operated by American Eagle or an AmericanConnection airline. American Eagle is operated by American Eagle Airlines, Inc., or Executive Airlines, Inc., which are wholly owned by AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines. AmericanConnection service is operated by one of the following independent contractors: Trans States Airlines, Inc., or Chautauqua Airlines, Inc.

To purchase tickets on AA.com you must use a credit card with a billing address in the United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Canada, the United Kingdom, or select Latin American and Caribbean countries.

Customers may be charged $15 each way for the first checked bag and $25 each way for the second checked bag. See www.aa.com/baggageallowance for more information.

AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AAdvantage, AmericanAirlines Vacations, and AA.com are marks of American Airlines, Inc. oneworld is a mark of the oneworld Alliance, LLC. American Airlines reserves the right to change the AAdvantage program rules, regulations, travel awards and special offers at any time without notice and to end the AAdvantage program with six months' notice. For complete AAdvantage program details, visit www.aa.com. For full details on our Lowest Fare Guarantee, visit www.aa.com/guarantee. For the benefits of booking at AA.com, visit www.aa.com/benefits.

About American Airlines

American Airlines, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® airlines 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 over 140 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.

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