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    Brazil Technology Provider ArgoIT To Use American Airlines Direct Connect

    FORT WORTH, Texas and SAO PAULO, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines, a founding member of the oneworld® alliance, today announced that Brazilian travel technology company ArgoIT has agreed to use American's direct connect link to access the airline's travel products, services and personalization capabilities.

    "ArgoIT embraces new technology that provides our clients a competitive edge," said Alexandre Arruda, General Director for ArgoIT. "With American's direct connect, we can offer simple, one-stop access to the best of American's content, including complex interline itineraries, through our innovative Web-based travel management and search solutions."

    ArgoIT joins other travel providers with agreements to access American's range of travel products and services, including interline itineraries that combine American and other airlines' flights, through American's direct connect link.

    Additional details were not disclosed.

    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 ArgoIT

    ArgoIT (www.argoit.com.br) is a technology solutions provider in the travel and tourism industry. ArgoIT specializes in developing efficient travel management systems for travelers and travel managers that feature easy to use workflow interfaces. Other services include developing technology for event management, connectivity with supplier content, as well as special technology projects. ArgoIT technology solutions are web-based and are backed by proactive customer service.

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    SOURCE American Airlines

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