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American Eagle Airlines Launches Nonstop Jet Service From Sioux Falls, S.D., to Chicago O'Hare and Dallas/Fort Worth

AAdvantage Bonus Miles Offers Available On New Routes

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, today celebrated the launch of nonstop jet service from Sioux Falls Regional Airport (FSD) to Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). Eagle will operate the service with 44- and 50-seat Embraer jets.

"American Eagle is extremely proud to reintroduce service from Sioux Falls to both Chicago and Dallas/Fort Worth," said Gary Foss, Vice President – Marketing and Planning for American's Regional Network. "By linking South Dakota to two of American's largest hubs, customers can enjoy convenient connections on American Eagle to destinations throughout the American Airlines global network."

"American's service from Sioux Falls means that the world is now smaller and better connected," said Tom P. Walsh, Sr., Founder of Los Cabos Children's Foundation and owner of Burger Kings in South Dakota. "Since American began flying children from Los Cabos, Mexico, to Sioux Falls, S.D., for urgent medical treatment, it has become more apparent that there is a need for American's network to connect communities around the world. Not only do businesses grow, but most importantly, children and families are deeply impacted when communities come together to serve one another."

The schedule for flights between Sioux Falls and Chicago (all times local) is as follows:

Sioux Falls to Chicago O'Hare (FSD-ORD)


FLIGHT

DEPARTS

ARRIVES

DAYS

3923

7:00 a.m.

8:25 a.m.

Daily

4001

11:25 a.m.

12:50 p.m.

Daily

4005

5:40 p.m.

6:55 p.m.

Daily




Chicago O'Hare to Sioux Falls (ORD-FSD)


FLIGHT

DEPARTS

ARRIVES

DAYS

4096

4104

3934

9:05 a.m.

3:20 p.m.

8:35 p.m.

11:00 a.m.

5:15 p.m.

10:30 p.m.

Daily

Daily

Daily




The schedule between Dallas/Fort Worth and Sioux Falls (all times local):

Sioux Falls to Dallas/Fort Worth (FSD-DFW)


FLIGHT

DEPARTS

ARRIVES

DAYS

2793

7:45 a.m.

10:00 a.m.

Daily




Dallas/Fort Worth to Sioux Falls (DFW-FSD)


FLIGHT

DEPARTS

ARRIVES

DAYS

2737

7:00 p.m.

9:05 p.m.

Daily




"More Great Cities" AAdvantage® Bonus Miles Offer

To celebrate new destinations from Chicago, Dallas 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




Double AAdvantage Bonus Miles Offer

In addition to the "More Great Cities" offer, customers can earn double miles on many new American Airlines and American Eagle routes between Dallas/Fort Worth or Chicago and Sioux Falls beginning today and in the coming months. Customers must register prior to travel at www.aa.com/offers using the Bonus Code CHIAA. Registration and complete promotion details can be found at www.aa.com/offers.

On Tuesday, American Eagle also launched year-round service from Rapid City, S.D., to Dallas/Fort Worth, and seasonal service from Rapid City to Chicago. A second seasonal flight to Chicago begins on June 10.

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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