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American Airlines Teams Up With oneworld Members - British Airways and Iberia - to Offer Savings on Fares Between the United States and Europe

American Also Launches Fare Sale to Cities Throughout the Caribbean, Bermuda, Mexico, Latin America, and Asia

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines today announced that that it has teamed up with oneworld® members – British Airways and Iberia – to offer special savings from the United States to cities throughout Europe. American also announced significant savings on travel between the United States and cities throughout the Caribbean, Bermuda, Mexico, Latin America, and Asia.

Tickets for these special fares must be purchased by Sept. 5, and travel to all destinations except Europe must take place between Sept. 1 and Dec. 15. Travel to Europe must take place between Sept. 1 and May 15, 2012. Other restrictions apply.

Sample fares are shown in the following charts. Fares are each way based on round-trip travel purchased on AA.com.

  

Market

Low Season Fare*

Shoulder Season Fare**

 

Boston – London

$294

$319

 

Chicago – Paris

$299

$367

 
  
   

 
  

Market

Fare

 

Miami – Cancun, Mexico

$70

 

Miami – Grand Cayman Island

$89

 

Dallas/Fort Worth - Belize

$246

 

Miami – Belize

$262

 

Miami - Montevideo

$551

 

Los Angeles – Tokyo

$485

 
  
  

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.

* Low season to Europe: Oct. 29 through Dec. 14, 2011, and Dec. 24, 2011, through March 26, 2012.

** Shoulder season to Europe; Sept. 1 through Oct. 28, 2011; Dec. 15 through Dec. 23, 2011; and March 27 through May 15, 2012

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 to the United Kingdom are valid Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Fares to the rest of Europe are valid Sunday through Thursday. Fares to all other destinations are valid Monday through 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 $3.70 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 $190, varying by destination, are not included and may vary slightly depending on currency exchange rates at the time of purchase.

Ticketing/Travel – All destinations except Europe: Tickets must be purchased seven days prior to departure, but not later than 11:59 p.m., Sept. 5, 2011 (Central Time). Fares are valid for travel beginning Sept. 1, 2011, with return travel complete by midnight Dec. 15, 2011. A three-day minimum stay is required, and a 90-day maximum stay is allowed except for Asia and Bermuda. Tickets must be issued 24 hours after reservations are made.

Ticketing/Travel – Europe: Tickets must be purchased seven days prior to departure but not later than 11:59 p.m. Sept. 5, 2011 (Central Time). Fares are valid for travel beginning Sept. 1, 2011, with return travel complete by midnight May 15, 2012. A Saturday-night minimum stay is required, and a six-month maximum stay is allowed. Tickets must be issued 24 hours after reservations are made.

Blackout Dates: Blackout dates to all destinations except Europe are Nov. 17 through Nov. 27, 2011. A blackout date of Nov. 10, 2011 is in effect for Cancun, Cozumel, Puerto Vallarta and San Jose Cabo.

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 Mexico, Central America and Caribbean destinations ($200 for South America; $275 for Europe and $250 for 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.

Checked baggage fees may apply. See http://www.aa.com/i18n/utility/041208_CheckBagFee.jsp for more information.

About American Airlines

American Airlines, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® carrier 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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