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American Airlines, Through BlackAtlas.com, Hosts Sweepstakes to Win a Trip for Two to Spend New Year's Eve in New York City

New and Current Registered Users of American's BlackAtlas.com Will Be Entered to Win Round-Trip Airfare for Two to New York, Two Nights in a Times Square Hotel and $300 Spending Cash

NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines, through BlackAtlas.com(SM), the first online travel community for people interested in Black culture, is hosting a sweepstakes for a chance to win a trip for two to spend New Year's Eve in New York City.

One lucky winner of the 'New Year's Eve in New York City Sweepstakes' will receive a pair of round-trip tickets to New York, hotel accommodations for two nights and $300 in spending money to help ring in the New Year.

"New York is one of the most vibrant cities in the world, and there is no better place to experience the action and excitement of New Year's Eve than in Times Square," said Art Torno, American's Vice President – New York. "It is a memorable experience, and users of BlackAtlas.com are once again provided with an incredible opportunity to enjoy all that this city has to offer. Best of all, the airfare, hotel and even a bit of spending money are all part of this exclusive experience you can enjoy and share with friends and family afterwards."

All registered users of BlackAtlas.com and those who register by 11:59 p.m. (EST) on Dec. 15, 2010, will be entered for a chance to win the 'New Year's Eve in New York City Sweepstakes.' The sweepstakes is open to residents of the 48 contiguous United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years and older and limited to one entry per person. Other terms and conditions apply.

BlackAtlas.com is the first-of-its-kind social networking site combining the best features of a travel site with the power of an online social network for travelers to share experiences unique to the Black community. Through video, commentary, photos and blogs, BlackAtlas.com users can share content across social networks, create profiles, rate content, save content to Favorites, create downloadable travel guides and link to promotional fares on American's AA.com® web site. Content is categorized into destination-specific information and category-specific information, such as travel tips, restaurants, nightlife, culture, arts and museums, historic sites, beauty and barber shops, and places of worship. The 'New Years Eve in New York Sweepstakes' is part of a series of promotions and events that American Airlines has been offering exclusively for users of BlackAtlas.com who appreciate that travel enriches life and creates lasting memories.

For more information about the 'New Year's Eve in New York City Sweepstakes,' visit BlackAtlas.com.

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 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 750 destinations in nearly 150 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 trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. (NYSE: AMR)

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