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    American Airlines to Begin Year-Round Nonstop Service Between Miami and Montevideo, Uruguay

    American Airlines, which became the first airline to fly nonstop between Miami and Montevideo, Uruguay, with seasonal service beginning in 2004, will upgrade the service to nonstop on a year-round basis beginning this July.

    American will fly nonstop between Miami and Montevideo three times weekly in each direction. On days the nonstop service does not operate, American will continue to offer service from Miami to Montevideo via Buenos Aires, Argentina.

    "Customer response to our seasonal nonstop service between Miami and Montevideo has been so encouraging that we believe the route can be successful on a year-round basis as well," said Peter J. Dolara, American's Senior Vice President-Miami, Caribbean and Latin America. "Nonstop service to Montevideo throughout the year further enhances Miami's reputation as the leading gateway to Latin America and is a positive development for business and leisure travelers alike in both the United States and Uruguay."

    "Year-round nonstop service to and from Miami is wonderful news as it makes Montevideo and Uruguay more easily accessible to travelers," said Dr. Hector Lescano, Uruguay's Minister of Tourism. "This service will strengthen our efforts to promote tourism and economic growth in Uruguay, which has been an ongoing goal. We eagerly anticipate these convenient flights." Year-round nonstop service between Miami and Montevideo will begin from Miami on July 1 and from Montevideo on July 2. American will fly the route with Boeing 767-300 aircraft, which are configured with 30 Business Class seats and 195 seats in the Main Cabin.

    Following is American's schedule between Miami and Montevideo. All times shown are local.

    From Miami to Montevideo  
    Flight                        Departs                 Arrives   
    989                         11:15 p.m.          9:05 a.m. (next day)  

    From July 1-Sept. 4, 2007, flight operates on Sunday/Monday/Saturday.  
    Effective Sept. 5, 2007, flight operates on Monday/Wednesday/Friday.                        

    From Montevideo to Miami  
    Flight                        Departs                  Arrives   
    984                         9:10 p.m.         5:10 a.m. (next day)  

    From July 2-Sept. 4, 2007, flight operates on Monday/Tuesday/Sunday.  
    Effective Sept. 6, 2007, flight operates on Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday.

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    Miami is American's top international gateway. American and its regional partner, American Eagle, operate the airport's largest flight schedule with nearly 250 flights a day to more than 90 destinations in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, Bahamas, Latin America and Europe.

    American is a founding member of the global oneworld® Alliance. 

    About American Airlines

    American Airlines is the world's largest airline. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® airlines serve 250 cities in over 40 countries with more than 4,000 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 1,000 aircraft. American's award-winning Web site, 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 nearly 700 destinations in over 140 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 registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. .

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