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American Airlines to Launch New York JFK - London Stansted Service With AAdvantage Bonus Offer and Special Business Class Fare

Customers Can Earn Up to 12,000 AAdvantage Bonus Miles; Travel in Business Class for $1,365* Each Way, Based on Round-Trip Purchase

To celebrate its new, daily nonstop service between New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and London's Stansted Airport beginning Oct. 28, American Airlines has announced an exciting bonus offer for AAdvantage® members, as well as a special low fare for customers traveling in Business Class.

AAdvantage Bonus Offer

For a limited time, customers who fly round trip on American between JFK and Stansted in Business Class or full-fare Economy Class will earn up to 12,000 AAdvantage bonus miles (6,000 bonus miles for each one-way flight). Travel must be completed between Oct. 28, 2007, and Jan. 31, 2008. To qualify, customers need to register prior to travel at http://www.aa.com/offers using promotion code NYSTN.

"American is thrilled to begin nonstop service from New York to London Stansted with our newly reconfigured Boeing 767-300 aircraft offering lie-flat seating in Business Class," said Kurt Stache, President of AAdvantage Marketing Programs. "And with our introductory AAdvantage bonus offer, customers will see their AAdvantage miles add up quickly. It's a great opportunity any way you look at it."

Business Class Fare Offer

For travel beginning Oct. 30, 2007 - March 29, 2008, American is offering a special Business Class fare between JFK and London Stansted of just $1,365* each way (based on required round-trip purchase). AAdvantage bonus miles can be earned using this special fare. Tickets must be purchased no later than Oct. 17, 2007. Other restrictions apply. For rules and restrictions, see the terms and conditions below, or visit American's Web site, AA.com.

American will initially begin flying between JFK and London Stansted this month with one round-trip flight a day. Beginning in April 2008, American will add a second daily flight on the route. Here is American's schedule between JFK and London Stansted. All times shown are local:

New York JFK to London Stansted  
Flight Number   Effective            Departs        Arrives  
124             Oct. 28, 2007        7:45 p.m.      8:00 a.m. (next day)  
128             April 7, 2008        9:45 p.m.      9:45 a.m. (next day)                    

London Stansted to New York JFK  
Flight Number   Effective           Departs        Arrives  
125             Oct. 29, 2007        10:15 a.m.     1:15 p.m. (same day)  
129             April 8, 2008        6:00 p.m.      8:50 p.m. (same day) 

AAdvantage Bonus Offer Terms and Conditions

Registration prior to travel is required. Offer applies to AAdvantage members who purchase and fly on eligible published-fare Business or Economy Class tickets (J, D, A, I, Y booking classes). To qualify, travel must be completed during the period October 28, 2007, through January 31, 2008. Twelve thousand mile (12,000) bonus offer applies to each completed round-trip or two one-way transatlantic trips on American Airlines marketed and operated flights between New York JFK and London Stansted (half the applicable bonus will be awarded for one-way travel). Bonus may be earned an unlimited number of times, and will be awarded for each qualifying trip completed during this period. Bonus miles do not count toward elite status qualification. Flights operated by our codeshare partners are not eligible for earning miles in this promotion.

*Business Class Fare Offer Terms and Conditions

Fare shown is each way based on round-trip Business-Class travel purchased on AA.com, and is in U.S. dollars. Fare shown is valid for travel originating in New York JFK on Tuesday-Saturday, and returning from London Stansted on Saturday-Wednesday. Fare is valid on flight numbers 124/125, and also on flight number 129 effective April 8, 2008. Fare is subject to change without notice. International fares are subject to government approval.

Fare does not include (a) $5 per round trip in local airport charges; and (b) September 11th Security Fee of $2.50 per enplanement originating at a U.S. airport. For international/Puerto Rico/U.S. Virgin Islands 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.

Tickets must be purchased at least 14 days prior to departure or within one day of making reservations, whichever comes first, but not later than 11:59 p.m., Oct. 17, 2007 (Central Time).

Fare shown is valid for travel commencing Oct. 30, 2007-March 29, 2008, and completed by midnight, April 28, 2008. A Saturday-night minimum stay is required and a 30-day maximum stay is allowed.

Advertised fare is valid only on American Airlines and does not apply to other codeshare flights. Seats are limited. Fare may not be available on all flights. Schedules are subject to change without notice.

Fare is nonrefundable and nontransferable. Changes to your ticket may be made if you meet the restrictions of the new fare and pay up to a US$350 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.

Tickets may also be obtained through an American Airlines Telephone Reservations Office for an additional $10 or at an American Airlines Travel Center or Airport Ticket Office for an additional $15. Travel agents may impose a service charge for ticketing.

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.

AmericanAirlines, AAdvantage, and AA.com are marks of American Airlines, Inc. American Airlines reserves the right to change the AAdvantage program rules, regulations, travel awards and special offers at any time without notice and to end the AAdvantage program with six months' notice. For complete AAdvantage program details, visit http://www.aa.com/.

About The AAdvantage Program

The AAdvantage Program was the first and is the world's largest frequent flyer program. Established in 1981, the program now has more than 56 million members. Members can earn miles at more than 1,000 participating companies, which include more than 35 hotel chains representing more than 75 brands, more than 20 airlines, eight car-rental companies, 18 financial companies, and over 200 brand name retailers. In addition, members can earn miles when making purchases with one of more than 97 affinity card products in over 41 countries. In 2006, members redeemed more than 142 billion miles to claim in excess of 4 million awards for flights, upgrades and car rentals. For more information and a listing of AAdvantage program participating companies, visit http://www.aa.com/aadvantage.

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, AAdvantage, and We know why you fly are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. .

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