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    American Airlines to Move Its Operations to Terminal 2 at Shanghai's Pudong International Airport

    FORT WORTH, Texas, March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines, a founding member of the oneworld® Alliance, will soon relocate its operations in Shanghai, China, from Pudong International Airport's Terminal 1 to Terminal 2. The move is scheduled for March 29, and will greatly improve the level of comfort and convenience for American's customers.

    "In the air or on the ground, American Airlines is dedicated to providing our customers with a quality travel experience," said Victor Lee, American's Regional Director - Greater China. "We look forward to having our customers experience, before and after their flight, the improved convenience of our new facilities in Shanghai's Terminal 2."

    The move also means American will be closer to its oneworld Alliance partners at Pudong, making connections smoother and faster. In addition, the larger space at the new location allows separate arrival and departure areas. American's customers will benefit from more ticket counters, which are conveniently located near vital access points such as Customs and Immigration, which will expedite the departure process.

    A wide array of services and amenities, including more dining and shopping options, highlight the enhanced convenience of American's new location in Terminal 2.

    The new location will allow American Airlines premium class customer to enjoy lounge facilities operated by oneworld member carriers Dragonair and Cathay Pacific. The lounge seats 218 people and features computers, televisions and wireless Internet access. Also operating from Terminal 2 are oneworld partners British Airways, Qantas, and Finnair.

    American began service from Chicago O'Hare International Airport to Shanghai in April 2006 and will begin service from O'Hare to Beijing, China, in April 2010.

    About American Airlines

    American Airlines, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® airlines 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 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, We know why you fly and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc.

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