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    American Airlines Teams With Fellow oneworld Members British Airways and Iberia for Fare Sale to Europe

    FORT WORTH, Texas, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines and two of its fellow oneworld® alliance members, British Airways and Iberia, are offering special discounted fares between the United States and Europe for as low as $289 each way, based on round-trip Economy Class travel purchased on AA.com. Taxes and fees are included. Travel must originate in the U.S.

    Book now, as tickets for these special fares are limited and must be purchased by April 10. There is an advance purchase requirement seven days prior to travel.

    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 U.S. 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 purchase and include surcharges and government taxes and fees.  A portion of, or all travel for some itineraries, may be operated by American Airlines, British Airways, Iberia, American Eagle or AmericanConnection® carrier Chautauqua Airlines:


    New York – Zurich                            $410

    Chicago – Manchester                     $456

    New York – Paris                              $459

    Chicago – Dublin                              $289

    Boston – Manchester                       $401

    New York – Brussels                        $381

    Miami – London                                $442

    Chicago – Barcelona                        $398

    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 include as applicable  (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 also included.

    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. April 10 (Central Time). Fares are valid for travel from April 3 through May 21 and from Aug. 24 through Oct. 27.  All travel must be completed by Oct. 31.  Saturday-night minimum stay is required, and a 180-day maximum stay is allowed. Tickets must be issued 24 hours after reservations are made.

    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 AmericanConnection.  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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