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    More Choices to Mexico on American Airlines

    American Eagle, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, began service today between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), and Tampico, Mexico (TAM). The addition of this new route increases American Airlines offerings to 15 cities throughout Mexico.

    American Eagle will fly the route daily with its 44-seat Embraer ERJ-140 jets.

    "We are pleased to begin service to the great city of Tampico," said Peter Dolara, American's Senior Vice President - Mexico, Caribbean and Latin America. "This new route supplements our extensive network throughout Mexico."

    With more than 300 flights each week to 15 Mexico cities, American and American Eagle can take you to Mexico's most important destinations. Flights originate in five major U.S. gateways, so it's easy to connect to non-stop service through Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York and Miami.

    Following is the schedule for the Dallas/Fort Worth to Tampico, Mexico, service (all times local):

    From Dallas/Fort Worth to Tampico, Mexico  
    Flight          Departs          Arrives  
    3817            6:55 p.m.        9:05 p.m.  

    From Tampico, Mexico to Dallas/Fort Worth  
    Flight          Departs          Arrives  
    3816*           7:30 a.m.        9:50 a.m.  
    *Begins April 8, 2008 

    About American Airlines

    American Airlines is the world's largest airline. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® airlines serve 250 cities in over 40 countries with more than 4,000 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 1,000 aircraft. American's award-winning Web site, 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 nearly 700 destinations in over 140 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, the AmericanConnection® airlines, AA.com, We know why you fly and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc.

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