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    American to Begin Service From Kingston, Jamaica to Fort Lauderdale

    American Airlines, a founding member of the oneworld® Alliance, announced today it will begin new service between Kingston, Jamaica (KIN), and Fort Lauderdale (FLL). The service will begin June 1, subject to government approval.

    American will fly the route daily with its 148-seat Boeing 737-800 aircraft, which feature 16 seats in First Class and 132 seats in the Coach cabin.

    "We have served Jamaica for more than 31 years and we are proud to continue to grow the market with this new route," said Peter Dolara, American's Senior Vice President - Mexico, Caribbean and Latin America. "This new flight complements our current service from Miami, allowing increased visits to friends and family, as well as continuing to develop trade and tourism in Jamaica."

    American currently serves Jamaica from Miami with three daily flights to Kingston and two flights to Montego Bay. It also serves Montego Bay daily from New York-JFK and five times weekly from its Dallas/Fort Worth hub.

    Following is the schedule for the Kingston -- Fort Lauderdale service (all times local):

    From Kingston, Jamaica, to Fort Lauderdale 
    Flight          Departs        Arrives 
    512             10:00 a.m.     12:50 p.m. 

    From Fort Lauderdale to Kingston, Jamaica 
    Flight          Departs        Arrives 
    501             8:00 a.m.      8:40 a.m. 

    About 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 nearly 700 destinations in over 140 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, the AmericanConnection® airlines, AA.com and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc.

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