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    American Way Magazine Wins North American Travel Journalists Association Awards

    FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Way, the inflight magazine of American Airlines and American Eagle, was honored with three Gold (First Place) medals and two Silver (Second Place) medals in the prestigious North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) Awards. Awards went to publications, travel writers and photographers whose work was represented in print and electronic media. Additionally, awards were given to top convention and visitors bureaus, PR agencies and destination marketing organizations. The competition, now in its 20th year, honors the "best of the best" of travel writing, photography and promotion that covers all aspects of the travel industry worldwide.

    American Way magazine awards include Best In-Flight Magazine, Best Local Lifestyle Feature and Best Byline Travel Column – Greater than 250,000 Circulation. Second Place wins were in the categories of Sports and Recreation and Portrait, People.

    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 NATJA
    The North American Travel Journalists Association is one of the premier professional associations of writers, photographers, editors, and tourism professionals dedicated to supporting the professional development of its members, providing exceptional benefits and valuable resources, encouraging high quality professional journalism, promoting travel and leisure activities to the public, and honoring the excellence of journalism throughout the world.

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


    SOURCE American Airlines

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