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American Airlines to Offer Double AAdvantage Miles on JFK-St. Kitts Flights Beginning Sunday

Travelers who fly on American Airlines new route between John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York and St. Kitts/Nevis, beginning this Sunday, will earn double AAdvantage miles for every qualifying round trip or one-way trip through Feb. 12, 2008.

This AAdvantage bonus-mile offer may be earned an unlimited number of times for travel from JFK to St. Kitts and Nevis from Nov. 18, 2007, through Feb. 12, 2008. To qualify, AAdvantage members must purchase a valid published-fare ticket and register prior to travel at http://www.aa.com/offers using promotion code NYCRB.

American will offer the only nonstop service currently scheduled between the New York area and St. Kitts and Nevis, a twin-island paradise located just east of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

American will fly the route twice weekly -- on Wednesdays and Sundays -- with Boeing 757 aircraft, configured with 22 seats in First Class and 166 seats in the Economy cabin.

"Earlier this year we made it clear that American Airlines intends to be the preferred airline in New York, and our new nonstop service to St. Kitts and Nevis is part of that commitment," said Chuck Imhof, American's Vice President of Passenger Sales -- Greater New York. "From New York, travelers on American can expect convenient flights to lots of destinations, competitive fares, and in the case of JFK, a sparkling new state-of-the-art terminal. We now look forward to showing residents of the Tri-State area what a wonderful addition St. Kitts and Nevis are to our schedule."

"We are delighted that American Airlines will operate nonstop service from New York to St. Kitts and Nevis," said Robert Kelly, Director-USA, St. Kitts Tourism Authority.

"We offer visitors unspoiled beauty, first-world hospitality, and excellent shopping, resorts and facilities -- all in an uncrowded environment. And it's just a short flight from New York on American. St. Kitts and Nevis is an ideal destination for a quick getaway or an extended vacation."

Here is American's schedule between New York JFK and St. Kitts and Nevis, effective Nov. 18. All times shown are local. Flights operate on Wednesdays and Sundays.

From New York JFK to St. Kitts and Nevis          
Flight                 Departs                  Arrives           
2051                 10:15 a.m.               3:35 p.m.                

From St. Kitts and Nevis to New York JFK          
Flight                 Departs                  Arrives           
2052                 4:45 p.m.                8:10 p.m.

Travelers can check schedules and fares and book flights by visiting AA.com. Book travel and purchase your ticket on AA.com and earn up to 500 AAdvantage® bonus miles in addition to the special St. Kitts/Nevis double-mile offer. There are no online booking fees. In addition, on AA.com you'll find the absolute lowest fares available for American Airlines, American Eagle and AmericanConnection® flights -- guaranteed.

For details about the AA.com bonus-mile offer and for full details on our Lowest Fare Guarantee, visit http://www.aa.com/benefits.

AmericanAirlines Vacations(SM) has a number of exciting and affordable travel packages available to St. Kitts and Nevis, as well as many other popular destinations around the world. For more information, visit http://www.aavacations.com/.

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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SOURCE: American Airlines, Inc.

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