FORT WORTH, Texas, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Way, the flagship magazine of American Airlines and American Eagle, has received two Awards of Merit from the prestigious Society of Publication Designers. The annual competition, now in its 47th year, celebrates the best in international publication design, photography and illustration.
American Way won in the category of Feature Design in Corporate Publication for its education feature titled "Pink School, Blue School" in the Feb. 15, 2011, issue with design by Samuel Solomon and photography by Chris Korbey. The second award was in the Feature Photography in Corporate Publication category for the Elijah Wood story titled "A New Spin" in the Aug. 1, 2011, issue with photography by Frank W. Ockenfels 3.
"American Way completely reinvented itself in January 2011, and these awards are a testament to the talent and dedication of our team," said Adam Pitluk, Executive Editor – American Way. "Under the design direction of David Radabaugh, we continue to refine key elements of the magazine to keep the look fresh and current for readers."
Other winners include such notable publications as Bloomberg Businessweek, Time and GQ.
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 3,500 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 9,000 daily flights to 150 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.
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.
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