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It's Five O'Clock Somewhere: American Airlines, American Eagle and AmericanConnection to Offer 5@5 Happy Hour

Happy Hour is a "Thank You" to Customers

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Eat, drink and be merry this holiday season onboard American Airlines, American Eagle and AmericanConnection. Beginning Dec. 1, customers traveling on select flights are invited to enjoy cocktails, wine and beer at a discounted price of $5.

"As we wrap up the year, we want to show our customers that we appreciate their business. Offering an inflight happy hour is our small way of saying thank you," said Rob Friedman, American's Vice President – Marketing. "We know travelers have many options for air travel and the 5@5 happy hour enhances the travel experience for our customers while adding an element of fun onboard during the holiday travel season."

Throughout December, the 5@5 happy hour will be available onboard domestic, Canada, Caribbean and Mexico flights scheduled to depart between 5 p.m. and 5:59 p.m. Customers will enjoy a savings of $1 on beer and $2 on liquor and wine as a thank you for their loyalty. Happy hour prices will be offered for the duration of the flight. As always, American serves complimentary non-alcoholic beverages onboard.

For customers who wish to purchase food onboard, a choice of snack items is available in the Economy Class cabin on select American Airlines flights. Snack items available for purchase inflight vary, but may include a fruit and nut blend; cheese and cracker snack tray; Lay's Stax® Potato Crisps; or a MegaBite Cookie. On flights three hours or longer, fresh meal options may include a breakfast cafe croissant sandwich; breakfast cafe snack tray; and Boston Market sandwiches and salads. Food items for sale will vary on American Eagle and AmericanConnection flights. Customers can view all food for sale options offered inflight by visiting: http://bit.ly/AADINE

American Airlines, a founding member of the global oneworld® Alliance, is cashless and accepts major credit or debit cards for inflight purchases. American Eagle and AmericanConnection accept cash only for inflight purchases.

About American Airlines

American Airlines, American Eagle and AmericanConnection® serve 250 cities in 40 countries with, on average, more than 3,400 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 serve approximately 750 destinations in nearly 150 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection, AA.com, We know why you fly and AAdvantage are trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. (NYSE: AMR)

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