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American Airlines Puts the World on Sale - Time's Flying and So Should You

Act now and grab a great low fare on American Airlines

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Here's a terrific way to jump start your summer travel plans: Act now and grab a great low fare on American Airlines for a trip to somewhere exciting in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central or South America, Europe or Asia. Wherever you pick is up to you and your imagination, because American is offering truly attractive fares throughout its worldwide route network.

American, a founding member of the global oneworld® Alliance, has low fares available for travel beginning later this month and continuing all the way through August. (See dates below). So now is the time to make plans to take in some sights, visit family and friends, see sights you've never seen, load up the golf cart, or splash on some sunscreen.

Wherever you're headed, tickets must be purchased by May 24, 2009, so contact American Airlines soon. Here are the highlights of American's low fares:

  • Available to select destinations in the United States, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central and South America, Europe, and Asia.
  • Purchase tickets no later than May 24, 2009.
  • Travel Dates
Destination Begin Travel Between Complete Travel By Continental U.S. & Canada May 30-Aug. 29, 2009 Aug. 31, 2009 Caribbean and Mexico May 14-Aug. 27, 2009 Aug. 31, 2009 Europe May 21-Aug. 27, 2009 Aug. 31, 2009 Asia May 21-Aug. 27, 2009 Aug. 31, 2009 South and Central America May 21-Aug. 27, 2009 Aug. 31, 200
  • Other restrictions may apply, including the embargo dates of June 27-28, as well as July 2-3 and July 5-6. 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.

                             CONTINENTAL U.S. & CANADA                                                     Fare Each Way Based on                      Between                         Round-Trip Purchase*    Dallas/Fort Worth - Kansas City                           $48    Dallas/Fort Worth - Orlando                               $78    Dallas/Fort Worth - Los Angeles                          $108    Dallas/Fort Worth - Jackson Hole service eff. 6/11       $156    Los Angeles - Orlando                                    $128    St. Louis - Milwaukee +                                   $38    St. Louis - Miami                                         $90    St. Louis - Las Vegas                                     $99    New York - Toronto                                        $91    New York - Miami                                          $78    New York - San Diego                                     $108    Chicago - New York                                        $87    Chicago - Raleigh/Durham +                                $77    Chicago - St. Louis                                       $47    Chicago - San Antonio                                     $98    *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 beginning May 30-Aug. 29,2009; complete travel by Aug. 31,    2009.  Fares do not include all government-imposed taxes and fees.    +Travel may be on American Airlines or American Eagle.

 

 

                           INTERNATIONAL AND PUERTO RICO                                                     Fare Each Way Based on                     From - To                        Round-Trip Purchase*    Boston - London (Heathrow)                               $279    New York JFK - Paris (de Gaulle)                         $339    New York JFK - Brussels, Belgium                         $319    New York JFK - Tokyo, Japan                              $357    New York JFK - Sao Paolo, Brazil                         $250     Chicago O'Hare - Shanghai, China                        $426     Los Angeles - Tokyo, Japan                              $384    Miami - Cancun, Mexico                                    $77    Miami - Grand Cayman Is.                                 $149    Miami - Rio De Janeiro, Brazil                           $250    Dallas/Fort Worth - Los Cabos, Mexico                     $89    Dallas/Fort Worth - Belize City, Belize                  $177    Philadelphia - San Juan, Puerto Rico                     $119    *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 to the    Caribbean and Mexico are valid for travel beginning May 14-Aug. 27,    2009; complete travel by Aug. 31, 2009.  Fares to Asia, Europe, and    Central or South America are valid for travel beginning May 21-Aug. 27,    2009; complete travel by Aug. 31, 2009.  Fares do not include all    government-imposed taxes and fees.

 

 

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/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 around the world. 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 to Continental U.S. and Canada destinations are valid Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday. Fares shown to the Caribbean, Mexico, Asia, Europe and Central or South America destinations are valid for travel Monday-Thursday. Other travel days are available at additional cost. Fares are subject to change without notice. International fares are subject to government approval.

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/U.S. Virgin Islands 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.

Ticketing/Travel - Continental U.S./Canada destinations: Tickets must be purchased at least 14 days prior to departure or within one day of making reservations, whichever comes first, but not later than 11:59 p.m., May 24, 2009 (Central Time). Fares are valid for travel beginning May 30-Aug. 29, 2009, with return travel complete by midnight, Aug. 31, 2009.

Ticketing/Travel - Caribbean and Mexico destinations: Tickets may be purchased up to and including the day of travel, but not later than 11:59 p.m., May 24, 2009 (Central Time). Fares are valid for travel beginning May 14-Aug. 27, 2009, with return travel complete by midnight Aug. 31, 2009. A two-day minimum stay is required, and a 30-day maximum stay is allowed.

Ticketing/Travel - Europe, Asia, Central and South America destinations: Tickets must be purchased at least seven days prior to departure or within one day of making reservations, whichever comes first, but not later than 11:59 p.m., May 24, 2009 (Central Time). Fares are valid for travel beginning May 21-Aug. 27, 2009, with return travel complete by midnight Aug. 31, 2009. A Saturday-night minimum stay is required (3-day minimum stay in Asia), and a 30-day maximum stay is allowed.

Advertised fares are valid only on American Airlines, American Eagle, and AmericanConnection® 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 USD$150 fee for U.S., Canada, Mexico, Central America and Caribbean destinations ($200 for South America; $250 for Europe and Asia) 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 Chautauqua Airlines, Inc., an independent contractor.

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/aa/pubcontent/en_US/utility/041208_CheckBagFee.jsp 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/benefits.

About American Airlines

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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