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American Airlines Publishing Wins Multiple Magnum Opus Awards

American Airlines Publishing (AAP) was honored with five prestigious Magnum Opus Awards in June.

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Publishing (AAP) was honored with five prestigious Magnum Opus Awards in June.  The renowned custom media awards program recognizes excellence in editorial, design and strategy for organizations using print and online publications, as well as social media, in their content marketing efforts. Magnum Opus Awards are judged by leading industry professionals, including the faculty at the esteemed Missouri School of Journalism.

American Way, the inflight magazine of American Airlines and American Eagle, was honored with First Place wins in three categories.  The awards included First Place in Best Travel Magazine Category for the Dec. 1, 2010, issue featuring singer/songwriter Taylor Swift.  The Nov. 15, 2010, feature article, "Going Strong," about health and fitness guru, Jack LaLanne, won the First Place award in the Best Interview or Profile category.  First Place for Best Feature Article was "MVP," the July 1, 2010 article about baseball great Albert Pujols.

Celebrated Living, the First- and Business-Class magazine of American Airlines and American Eagle won First Place for Best Special Topic Issue for the Fall 2010 Food and Wine issue featuring Javier Bardem on the cover.  Celebrated Living also won Honorable Mention in the Best Interview/Profile category for the Winter 2010 cover story, "The Real Deal: Josh Brolin."

About American Airlines Publishing

A leader in the publishing industry, American Airlines Publishing (AAP) produces American Way, the inflight magazine of American Airlines and American Eagle; Celebrated Living, the luxury magazine for American Airlines and American Eagle premium class passengers; and American Airlines Nexos, the Spanish- and Portuguese-language magazine of American Airlines. AAP's Custom Media division publishes Hilton Moments for the Hilton Caribbean properties, IN: Mind / Body / Life for Medical City Dallas Hospital, the Official Visitor's Guide to Fort Worth, Biltmore, a magazine for the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Cents for the American Airlines Federal Credit Union, Logos and Happenings for Ursuline Academy of Dallas, and several internal publications for various American Airlines departments.

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 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, and AAdvantage are trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. (NYSE: AMR).

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SOURCE American Airlines

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