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American Eagle Airlines Launches Nonstop Jet Service Between Dallas/Fort Worth and Columbus, Ga.

Earn Double AAdvantage Miles Now Through Oct. 15

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, today began twice-daily, nonstop jet service between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Columbus Metropolitan Airport (CSG), using 44-seat Embraer ERJ-140 jet aircraft.

"American Eagle is pleased to introduce service to Columbus from our largest hub in Dallas/Fort Worth," said Gary Foss, Vice President – Planning and Marketing for the AA Regional Network. "With two daily nonstops, customers from both Georgia and Alabama can make a day trip to DFW or enjoy convenient connections to more than 250 destinations throughout American's global network."

Situated on the banks of the Chattahoochee River, Columbus is home to several large corporations and manufacturers, as well as Fort Benning, a major U.S. Army post.  Visitors to the area can enjoy numerous historic homes and museums, including the Columbus Museum and the National Civil War Naval Museum.

The schedule for flights between Dallas/Fort Worth and Columbus (all times local) is:

Dallas/Fort Worth to Columbus (DFW-CSG)


Flight

Departs

Arrives

Days

2977

12:45 p.m.

3:40 p.m.

Daily

2984

6:40 p.m.

9:35 p.m.

Daily




Columbus to Dallas/Fort Worth (CSG-DFW)


Flight

Departs

Arrives

Days

2980*

7:05 a.m.

8:15 a.m.

Daily

2983

4:05 p.m.

5:15 p.m.

Daily




*Flight begins July 16, 2010

Introductory Fares and Double AAdvantage® Mile Offer

Log on to www.aa.com and enjoy special introductory fares. Customers can also earn double miles flying between Dallas/Fort Worth and Columbus beginning today through Oct. 15, 2010. Customers must register prior to travel using the Bonus Code CSG2X.  Register and obtain complete offer terms and conditions 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).

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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