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    American Eagle Airlines Launches Nonstop Jet Service Between Montgomery, Ala., and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

    FORT WORTH, Texas, June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, today began nonstop jet service between Montgomery (Ala.) Regional Airport (MGM) and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). Eagle operates the service with 50-seat Embraer ERJ-145 jets.

    "This is an exciting day for American Eagle as we welcome the first of our two daily nonstop flights from DFW to Montgomery," said Dan Hagan, Regional Managing Director - State and Community Affairs for American Airlines. "This new service offers Montgomery business customers the ability to take a quick day trip to Dallas, as well as the opportunity to travel to western U.S. destinations that American Airlines or American Eagle fly to from our DFW Hub."

    "We are very pleased to welcome American Airlines regional affiliate American Eagle to the Montgomery Regional Airport," said Phil B. Perry, Executive Director - Montgomery Airport Authority. "There is a tremendous need for this western gateway among the region's corporate and leisure travelers. The two nonstop flights to Dallas/Fort Worth make travel to the west easy going and one more reason to fly from Montgomery. This truly is an exciting day for Montgomery Regional Airport and the River Region."

    "These nonstop flights to Dallas/Fort Worth will be a huge tool for economic development and leisure travel for the entire River Region," said Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange. "I encourage business and recreational travelers - along with members of the military - to take advantage of this service when they need to fly to western destinations."

    The schedule for the flights between Montgomery, Ala., and Dallas/Fort Worth (all times local) is:

    Montgomery, Ala. to Dallas/Fort Worth (MGM-DFW)

    Flight Departs Arrives Days
    3462* 7:00 a.m. 9:05 a.m. Daily
    3538 1:35 p.m. 3:40 p.m. Daily
    *Effective June 12

    Dallas/Fort Worth to Montgomery, Ala. (DFW-MGM)

    Flight Departs Arrives Days
    3537 11:15 a.m. 1:10 p.m. Daily
    3461 7:20 p.m. 9:10 p.m. Daily

    American Eagle last served Montgomery in November of 2000. To celebrate this new service, American is offering double AAdvantage miles and a very attractive low introductory fare - log on to AA.com for details.

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

    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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