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American Airlines Teams Up With oneworld Members British Airways and Iberia for a Fare Sale To and From Europe

Book Now Through Nov. 15 for Travel During Portions of Fall, Winter or Spring

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines and two of its fellow oneworld® members, British Airways and Iberia, are observing the first anniversary of their joint business. To mark the occasion, the airlines are having a joint fare sale between the United States and Europe with fares as low as $224 each way, based on round-trip Economy Class travel purchased on AA.com.

Book now, as tickets for these special fares will go quickly and must be purchased by Nov. 15.  Economy Class fares must be booked at least seven days prior to travel, while Business Class fares must be booked at least 14 days prior to travel.

The Economy Class originating travel dates to Europe include Nov. 8 through Dec. 16, 2011, as well as Dec. 25, 2011, through April 1, 2012.  Business Class originating travel dates run from Nov. 15, 2011, through May 22, 2012.  All travel in both classes must be completed by June 15, 2012.

The special Economy Class fares to continental Europe are lowest for travel Sunday through Thursday.  If traveling to the UK, fares are lowest Monday through Wednesday.  Other attractive Economy Class fares are offered on other days of the week.  The special Business Class fares are valid any day of the week.  A Saturday night stay is required for both Economy and Business Class , while the maximum stay allowed is six months.

Here are some sample fares for Economy Class travel on off-peak days.  A portion of or all travel for some itineraries may be operated by American Airlines, British Airways, Iberia, American Eagle or the AmericanConnection® carrier Chatauqua:

New York – London  $224
Chicago – Paris  $285
Dallas/Fort Worth – Frankfurt  $360
Los Angeles – London  $274
New York – Manchester, UK  $224
Miami – Madrid  $262
Boston – London  $224
New York – Milan  $318
Dallas/Fort Worth – Paris  $374
New York – Zurich  $298

Travelers can check schedules and fares and book on www.AA.com .  AA.com has the absolute lowest fares – guaranteed – available for American Airlines, American Eagle and AmericanConnection® carrier flights.

Taxes, fees and Conditions

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 destinations, government taxes and fees of up to $190 for Economy Class and $250 for Business Class, varying by destination, are not included and may vary slightly depending on currency exchange rates at the time of purchase.

Fares are subject to change without notice.  International fares are subject to government approval.

Ticketing/Travel – Economy Class tickets must be purchased seven days prior to departure and Business Class tickets must be purchased 14 days prior to departures but not later than 11:59 p.m. Nov. 15, 2011 (Central Time). Economy Class fares are valid for originating travel beginning Nov. 8, 2011 through Dec. 16, 2011 or from Dec. 25, 2011, through April 1, 2012, with return travel complete by midnight June 15, 2012. Business Class fares are valid for travel beginning Nov. 15, 2011, through May 22, 2012, with return travel complete by midnight June 15, 2012. A Saturday-night minimum stay is required in both classes, and a 180-day maximum stay is allowed. Tickets must be issued 24 hours after reservations are made.

Embargo Dates: Embargo dates for Economy Class travel are from Dec. 17 through Dec. 24, 2011.  Business Class travel has no embargo dates.

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 $275 fee for Economy Class fares to Europe plus any fare difference. The change fee for Business Class fares to Europe is $500.  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 or all travel for some itineraries may be operated by American Airlines, British Airways, Iberia, American Eagle or the AmericanConnection® carrier:  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 https://www.aa.com/i18n/utility/aacom_services_charges.jsp  for more information

About American Airlines

American Airlines, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® carrier serve 260 airports in more than 50 countries and territories with, on average, more than 3,400 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 and members-elect serve more than 900 destinations with more than 10,000 daily flights to 149 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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