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    American Eagle Launches Nonstop Service to Grand Island, Neb., From Dallas/Fort Worth

    FORT WORTH, Texas, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, today launched new nonstop service from Central Nebraska Regional Airport in Grand Island, Neb., to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.  Eagle will operate the flights with a mix of 44-seat and 50-seat Embraer jets.

    "We're delighted to celebrate this new air service to Grand Island," said Gary Foss, Vice President – Planning and Marketing for American's regional network. "These two daily flights will provide customers in Hall County and the surrounding communities with nonstop access to our largest hub in Dallas/Fort Worth, with convenient connections throughout the American and oneworld® global network."

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

    Dallas/Fort Worth to Grand Island (DFW-GRI)






    12:40 p.m.

    2:25 p.m.



    8:20 p.m.

    10:00 p.m.

    Daily, Except Sat.

    Grand Island to Dallas/Fort Worth (GRI-DFW)






    7:00 a.m.

    8:50 a.m.



    2:55 p.m.

    4:50 p.m.

    Daily, Except Sat.

    * Flight begins June 10.

    AAdvantage® Double Mile Offer

    Customers can earn double miles for travel between Grand Island and Dallas/Fort Worth beginning today through Aug. 31, 2011. To participate in this promotion, customers need to register prior to travel using promotion code GRI2X. Customers can register and obtain complete offer terms and conditions at www.aa.com/offers. If you are not yet an AAdvantage member, it's easy and free to enroll – just visit www.aa.com/enroll.

    About American Eagle

    American Eagle operates more than 1,600 daily flights to over 170 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 50 countries with, on average, more than 3,600 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 900 aircraft. American's award-winning website, 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 approximately 900 destinations with more than 9,000 daily flights to 145 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. (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

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