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    American Eagle Airlines Launches Service From Los Angeles to Roswell, N.M.

    FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, today launched service to Southeastern New Mexico with four nonstop flights per week from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Roswell International Air Center (ROW). This new service will be operated with 44-seat Embraer ERJ-140 jets, and is in addition to the three daily round-trip flights now offered between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Roswell.

    "We have received tremendous community support from Roswell and are delighted to connect the communities of Southeast New Mexico with convenient jet service to the West Coast," said American Eagle President and CEO Peter Bowler. "Customers can arrive in Los Angeles first thing in the morning and connect to popular Western destinations such as Las Vegas, San Francisco and San Diego - or to cities throughout the American and American Eagle network."

    Customers can also make convenient connections in Los Angeles to destinations in the Pacific Northwest, via American's codeshare agreement with Alaska Airlines.

    "I'm very pleased that American Eagle is building on its success in Roswell by offering this new service to Los Angeles," U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman said. "This demonstrates a great commitment to southeastern New Mexico."

    "Once again, we are extremely appreciative of American Eagle," said Roswell Mayor Sam LaGrone. "With jet service to LAX, we provide opportunities for our businesses, increase tourism and expand our air service for our citizens in Southeast New Mexico."

    The schedule to and from Roswell (all times local):
    Los Angeles to Roswell (LAX-ROW)
    Flight Departs Arrives Days
    3113 2:55 p.m. 6:00 p.m. Sat, Sun, Tues, Thurs

    Roswell to Los Angeles (ROW-LAX)
    Flight Departs Arrives Days 3114* 7:00 a.m. 8:15 a.m. Sun, Mon, Wed, Fri
    *Begins Wednesday, August 26

    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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