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American Eagle Airlines Launches New Service From Boise to Los Angeles

Eagle Offers Two Daily Nonstops and Double AAdvantage Miles

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Eagle, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, today launched two daily round-trip flights between Los Angeles International Airport and Boise Airport. The new service is operated with 44-seat Embraer jets.

"We're delighted to launch our service from Boise to American's cornerstone hub in Los Angeles," said Gary Foss, Vice President – Planning and Marketing for American's regional network. "With two daily nonstop flights, customers from Boise will have more travel options throughout the day, as well as more convenient connections to the world through American's Los Angeles cornerstone hub, offering convenient connections throughout the oneworld® global network.  Favored destinations from Boise include San Diego, Dallas/Fort Worth, Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand."

The new flights will aid business connections between Idaho's developing aviation businesses and long established aviation firms in Southern California. All this is part of a major expansion of the Los Angeles cornerstone hub that will see 30 flights added today to 15 communities for a total of over 150 daily flights.

"With Boise's geographic isolation, air service is often the critical component for increased economic activity," said David Bieter, mayor of Boise. "This new route will provide expanded business opportunities between Boise and California, China and beyond. My hat is off to American Eagle for creating this new connection and giving our economic recovery another boost."

"The Boise Chamber is pleased to welcome American Eagle back to Boise with twice daily nonstop service to Los Angeles," said Bill Connors, President & CEO of the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce. "This route will give business and leisure travelers from Boise access to American's significant connections to Asia and Latin America, the fastest growing business destinations in the world. The addition of American Eagle nonstops at BOI enhances Boise's status as a business hub in the Intermountain West. American Eagle's enrollment in the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce shows the company's commitment to our community, and we welcome them enthusiastically."

Here is the schedule, beginning today (all times local):

Boise to Los Angeles


Flight

Departs

Arrives

Frequency

3055

10:40 a.m.

11:55 a.m.

Daily

3085

4:50 p.m.

 6:05 p.m.

Daily




Los Angeles to Boise


Flight

Departs

Arrives

Frequency

3076

7:10 a.m.

10:10 a.m.

Daily

3006

1:20 p.m.

4:20 p.m.

Daily




AAdvantage® Double Mile Offer

Customers can earn double miles for travel between Los Angeles and Boise beginning today through June 30, 2011. To participate in this promotion, customers need to register prior to travel using promotion code LAX2X. Customers can register and obtain complete offer terms and conditions for this promotion at www.aa.com/morelax. If you are not yet an AAdvantage member, it's easy and free to enroll – just visit www.aa.com/enroll.

About American Eagle

American Eagle operates more than 1,500 daily flights to over 170 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 50 countries with, on average, more than 3,600 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 900 aircraft. American's award-winning website, 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 approximately 900 destinations with more than 9,000 daily flights to 145 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. (NYSE: AMR).

About the AAdvantage® Program

The AAdvantage program was the first frequent flyer program. Established in 1981, the program now has more than 62 million members. Members can earn miles at more than 1,000 participating companies, which include more than 30 hotel chains representing more than 60 brands, more than 20 airlines, eight car-rental companies, 10 financial companies, and over 350 brand name retailers. In addition, members can earn miles when making purchases with one of more than 100 affinity card products in over 40 countries. In 2009, AAdvantage members redeemed more than 150 billion miles to claim more than 6.9 million awards for flights, upgrades and car rentals. For more information and a listing of AAdvantage program participating companies, visit www.aa.com/aadvantage.

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SOURCE American Eagle Airlines

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