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    American Eagle Airlines Announces Nonstop Jet Service Between Chicago O'Hare and Pensacola, Fla.

    FORT WORTH, Texas, March 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, will begin nonstop weekend service between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Pensacola Gulf Coast Regional Airport (PNS), beginning June 12.  Eagle will operate the service with 50-seat Embraer ERJ-145 jets.

    "American Eagle is pleased to reintroduce weekend service between Pensacola and our hub in Chicago," said Gary Foss, Vice President – Planning and Marketing for the AA Regional Network.  "Combined with our daily nonstop service from Dallas/Fort Worth and new service from Miami starting April 6, customers throughout the Pensacola Bay area will have even greater access to American's global network."

    "American Eagle's new service from Chicago is sweetened with summer hotel and condo specials on Pensacola Beach and Perdido Key and the added seat capacity to Chicago and the Midwest is a welcomed addition," said Melinda C. Crawford, Pensacola Gulf Coast Regional Airport Director.

    The schedule for flights between Chicago and Pensacola (all times local) is:

                Chicago O'Hare to Pensacola (ORD-PNS)            Flight           Departs          Arrives            Days         3855          11:00 a.m.         1:05 p.m.        Sat, Sun    
                Pensacola to Chicago O'Hare (PNS-ORD)            Flight           Departs          Arrives            Days         3858           1:30 p.m.        3:55 p.m.         Sat, Sun    

    American Eagle also serves Pensacola with six daily flights from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), and with two daily flights from Miami International Airport (MIA) beginning April 6, 2010.

    Log on to AA.com for the latest in fare and schedule information.  For information about hotel specials, see the Pensacola Visitor Bureau at www.visitpensacola.com.

    About American Eagle

    American Eagle operates over 1,500 daily flights to nearly 160 cities throughout the United States, Canada, the Bahamas, Mexico and the Caribbean on behalf of American Airlines. American, 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 more than 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. (NYSE: AMR).

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    SOURCE American Eagle Airlines

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