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American Eagle Airlines Launches Nonstop Jet Service Between Asheville, N.C., and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

'More Great Cities' AAdvantage Bonus Miles Offer Available On New Route

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, today celebrated the launch of nonstop seasonal jet service between Asheville (N.C.) Regional Airport (AVL) and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). Eagle will operate the service through Oct. 31, 2010, with 44-seat Embraer ERJ-140 jets.

"American Eagle is delighted to introduce seasonal service between Asheville and Dallas/Fort Worth," said John Hutchinson, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for American Eagle. "Customers will enjoy convenient connections on American Eagle to destinations throughout the American Airlines global network."

"The Asheville Regional Airport Authority is pleased to partner with American Eagle in creating a link from Asheville to the American Airlines network," said Lew Bleiweis, A.A.E., Airport Director. "This opens the door to a wide array of travel opportunities for residents of, and visitors to, Asheville and the Western North Carolina region."

The schedule for the flights between Asheville, N.C., and Dallas/Fort Worth (all times local) is as follows:

Asheville to Dallas/Fort Worth (AVL-DFW)

Flight

Departs

Arrives

Days

3568*

9:40 a.m.

11:15 a.m.

Daily




Dallas/Fort Worth to Asheville (DFW-AVL)

Flight

Departs

Arrives

Days

3569

5:35 p.m.

8:45 p.m.

Daily


*Flight effective April 7, 2010



"More Great Cities" AAdvantage® Bonus Miles Offer

To celebrate new destinations from Dallas, Chicago and Miami, American is offering the "More Great Cities" bonus mile offer. Members who fly round trip to or from at least two of the new destinations below between April 9 and July 31, 2010, will earn AAdvantage bonus miles. Members can earn between 1,000 and 100,000 bonus miles based on the number of round trips flown to or from different eligible cities. Members can obtain complete offer details and register prior to travel at www.aa.com/offers.


Eligible Cities

Chicago - Allentown, Pa. **

Dallas/Fort Worth - Cheyenne, Wyo. #

Chicago - Harrisburg, Pa.

Chicago - Beijing, China *

Chicago - Scranton/Wilkes Barre, Pa. **

Dallas/Fort Worth - Augusta, Ga. **

Chicago - Rapid City, S.D.

Dallas/Fort Worth - Asheville, N.C.

Chicago - Sioux Falls, S.D.

Dallas/Forth Worth - Fayetteville, N.C. **

Chicago - Lexington, Ky.

Dallas/Fort Worth - Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Chicago - Fargo, N.D.

Miami - Eleuthera, Bahamas

Chicago - Tri-cities, Tenn. ^

Miami – Governors Harbor, Bahamas

Chicago - Charleston, W. Va.

Miami – Treasure Cay, Bahamas

Dallas/Fort Worth- Rapid City, S.D.

Dallas/Fort Worth – Sioux Falls, S.D.


*Service Starts 4/26/10           **Service Starts 6/10/10

^Service Starts 7/2/10             # Service Starts 7/15/10



From DFW, American and American Eagle operate approximately 745 daily departures to nearly 160 nonstop destinations, including 34 international destinations.

Terms and Conditions

Complete offer terms and conditions for the bonus offers listed above can be found at www.aa.com/offers.

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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The address is http://www.aa.com



SOURCE American Eagle Airlines

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