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    American Airlines Teams Up with oneworld Members British Airways and Iberia for a Fare Sale to Europe

    FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines and two of its fellow oneworld® members, British Airways and Iberia, are offering special discounted fares between the United States and Europe as low as USD $250 each way, based on round-trip Economy Class travel purchased on AA.com. Taxes and fees are additional. Travel must originate in the United States.

    Book now, as tickets for these special fares will go quickly and must be purchased by Jan. 24. Fares must be purchased at least seven days prior to travel.

    Sale fares are valid for outbound travel through April 1, 2012. All travel at these fares must be completed by Sept. 26, 2012. Return travel blackout dates are June 14 through Aug. 14, 2012. Other restrictions apply.

    The special promotional fares are valid for travel between the U.S. and Europe Monday through Thursday; other days are subject to higher fares. Fares are valid for travel between the United States and United Kingdom Monday through Wednesday; other days are subject to higher fares. A Saturday night stay is required, and the maximum stay allowed is 180 days.

    Here are some sample fares for Economy Class travel on the off-peak days identified above. The fares shown are each way based on round-trip travel and include surcharges. A portion of, or all travel for some itineraries, may be operated by American Airlines, British Airways, Iberia, American Eagle or the AmericanConnection® carrier under Chautauqua Airlines:

    Boston – London $250
    Chicago – Paris $306
    Dallas/Fort Worth – Dublin $310
    Los Angeles – London $291
    New York – Manchester, UK $250
    New York – London $250
    Miami – Madrid $287
    New York – Brussels $308
    New York – Rome $358

    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 $3.80 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/USVI destinations, government taxes and fees of up to $240, 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 – Tickets must be purchased seven days prior to departure but not later than 11:59 p.m. Jan. 24, 2012 (Central Time). Fares are valid for travel beginning Jan. 18, 2012, through April 1, 2012. A Saturday-night minimum stay is required, and a 180-day maximum stay is allowed. Tickets must be issued 24 hours after reservations are made.

    Blackout Dates: Embargo dates are June 14 to Aug. 14, 2012.

    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 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 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 3,300 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. AMR Corporation common stock trades under the symbol "AAMRQ" on the OTCQB marketplace, operated by OTC Markets Group.

    AMR Corporation, and certain of its United States-based subsidiaries, including American Airlines, Inc. and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation, filed voluntary petitions on Nov. 29 for Chapter 11 reorganization in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. More information about the Chapter 11 filing is available on the Internet at http://aa.com/restructuring.

    Current AMR Corp. news releases can be accessed at http://www.aa.com

    SOURCE American Airlines

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