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American Way Magazine Wins Graphis Award

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Way, the inflight magazine of American Airlines and American Eagle, was named in the 100 Best in Design 2012 by Graphis, the international journal of visual communication. "The Reinventor", a Dec. 15, 2010, article in American Way featuring musician Robert Plant, won a Graphis Gold award.

"It's an honor to be recognized alongside industry legends such as Gensler, Pentagram, and Sagmeister Inc.," said American Way Design Director David Radabaugh.

Each year Graphis invites leading professionals across the photography, illustration, and graphic design communities to be considered for inclusion in their annual books in each of those visual arts fields. Among the thousands of submissions, the Graphis panel selects the most compelling work of the year in each category and the winning entries are featured in the hardback annual.

About American Airlines

American Airlines, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® carrier serve 260 airports in more than 50 countries and territories with, on average, more than 3,300 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 and members-elect serve more than 900 destinations with more than 10,000 daily flights to 149 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 trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. AMR Corporation common stock trades under the symbol "AAMRQ" on the OTCQB marketplace, operated by OTC Markets Group.

AMR Corporation, and certain of its United States-based subsidiaries, including American Airlines, Inc. and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation, on Nov. 29 filed voluntary petitions for Chapter 11 reorganization in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. More information about the Chapter 11 filing is available on the Internet at http://aa.com/restructuring.

About American Way Magazine

American Way magazine is published on the 1st and the 15th of each month by Fort Worth-based American Airlines Publishing. The only inflight magazine to be published twice a month, American Way magazine is in seatback pockets on all American Airlines, American Eagle and AmericanConnection® flights. For more information, visit www.americanwaymag.com.

About Graphis

Graphis is the international publisher of books and magazines on communication design, advertising, photography, annual reports, posters, logos, packaging, book design, brochures, corporate identity, letterhead, interactive design and other design associated with graphic arts. For more information, visit www.graphis.com.

Current AMR Corp. news releases can be accessed at http://www.aa.com

SOURCE American Airlines

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