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    American Eagle Airlines Travels to Kansas State University at Salina for Pilot Recruiting

    American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, will be pre-screening applicants and scheduling interviews for pilot positions at the I-135 Opportunities Expo for K-State at Salina students on Tuesday, Feb. 27.

    Those interested in learning more about the pilot positions should visit the American Eagle booth during the Opportunities Expo.

    A new benefit that American Eagle pilots can enjoy is flexibility in a choice of domicile, with confirmation prior to training. Eagle domiciles are based in Boston, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City and San Juan, P.R. Because of its relationship with American Airlines, American Eagle pilots also enjoy the privileges of having the best jump-seat agreement in the industry, as well as a generous travel network that includes all American Airlines, American Eagle, and oneworld® Alliance destinations.

    Once hired, pilots are also eligible for immediate benefit options that include medical, dental, and vision coverage and both life and accident insurance. Additionally, pilots can participate in the $uper$aver 401(k) program immediately, with a company match after one year of service. All employees receive a monthly cash bonus as part of the Performance Bonus Plan when certain operational targets are met.

    The American Eagle tuition-free, safety-based training program combines rigorous classroom study, systems training, and flight training at the FAA award-winning Flight, Cabin and Maintenance Training Center at the headquarters facility in Fort Worth, Texas.

    To qualify for an interview with American Eagle, a pilot must meet the following minimum requirements:

    *  Commercial Pilot Certification with Multi-engine and Instrument ratings  
    *  Total fixed-wing time in excess of 800 hours  
    *  Multi-engine fixed-wing time in excess of 100 hours  
    *  Recent flying experience  
    *  Current FAA First Class Medical  
    *  IFR Currency  
    *  FCC License  
    *  Possess the ability to work in the U.S.  
    *  Possess the ability to travel in and out of the U.S. to all cities/countries served by American Eagle  
    *  A valid passport  
    *  Ability to relocate  
    *  Ability to work weekends, nights, shifts, holidays, and overnight trips  
    *  Age 21+

    Pilot applicants are encouraged to complete our online application at http://www.americaneaglecareers.com/ prior to attending on-site interviews.

    Additionally, American Eagle is also hiring qualified Airframe-and- Powerplant (A&P) mechanics. For more information regarding any employment opening, please visit http://www.americaneaglecareers.com/ .

    American Eagle operates more than 1,800 daily flights to more than 160 cities throughout the United States, Canada, the Bahamas, Mexico and the Caribbean on behalf of American Airlines. American Airlines is the world's largest airline. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® airlines serve 250 cities in over 40 countries with more than 4,000 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 1,000 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 600 destinations in over 135 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation . AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection, AA.com and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc.

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    CONTACT: Andrea Huguely, Corporate Communications of American Eagle
    Airlines, Inc., +1-817-967-1577, or corp.comm@aa.com

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