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    American Eagle Airlines Launches New Service From Dallas/Fort Worth to Manhattan, Kan.

    FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, today begins service between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Manhattan Regional Airport (MHK) in Manhattan, Kan., with two daily round-trip flights. The new service is operated with 50-seat Embraer ERJ-145 jets.

    "We're delighted to launch this new service, just in time for the fall semester at Kansas State University," said American Eagle President and CEO Peter Bowler. "Customers throughout northeast Kansas can now make a day trip to conduct business in Dallas/Fort Worth or connect to destinations throughout American's vast global network."

    The schedule to and from Manhattan Regional Airport (all times local):

    Dallas/Fort Worth to Manhattan (DFW-MHK)

    Flight Departs Arrives Days
    3845 1:45 p.m. 3:15 p.m. Daily
    3817 7:15 p.m. 8:45 p.m. Daily

    Manhattan to Dallas/Fort Worth (MHK-DFW)

    Flight Departs Arrives Days
    3816* 7:30 a.m. 9:05 a.m. Daily
    3844 3:45 p.m. 5:20 p.m. Daily

    *Begins Wednesday, Aug. 26

    Manhattan is the home of Kansas State University, Fort Riley and the 1st Infantry Division, and also the future site of the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility for Kansas Heartland BioAgro Consortium.

    From DFW, American and American Eagle operate approximately 745 daily departures to more than 150 nonstop destinations. American Airlines and American Eagle together serve 34 international destinations from the Dallas/Fort Worth hub, depending on the season.

    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 AmericanConnection® 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 more than 130 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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