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    Spread Holiday Cheer With Gifts From American Airlines

    FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The holiday season is drawing near and savvy shoppers are turning to American Airlines to spread holiday cheer. So, make your list and check it twice, then visit American for gifts that are very nice.

    American Airlines Gift Cards

    Available in any denomination between $50 and $1,500, AA gift cards can be used toward the purchase of a ticket on American Airlines, American Eagle, or AmericanConnection®. You can buy either a plastic card to mail or a virtual card delivered via e-mail. Gift cards are available at AA.com, AA Travel Centers, and Admirals Club lounges. Redeemable at AA.com, gift cards have no expiration dates or fees and are fully transferable. Additionally, through the end of 2009, American will give $5 for every $50 of travel purchased to Susan G. Komen for the Cure® to help fight breast cancer when you enter "Komen" as the order tracking code. Visit www.aa.com/giftcard for details.

    Give, Share or Buy AAdvantage® Miles

    Buy miles for a friend or family member or share your miles directly into another member's account. Or, give yourself the gift of travel this year by purchasing miles for yourself! Through Dec. 31, 2009, you can earn up to 20,000 bonus miles when you buy miles or 25 percent bonus miles when you share your miles. Visit AA.com/buymiles for special offer details.

    AAdvantage eShopping(SM) Mall

    With more than 300 name-brand retailers, the AAdvantage eShopping mall (www.aa.com/eshopping) has something for everyone, and prices are the same as those offered through each merchant's Web site. In addition, you'll earn AAdvantage miles with each qualifying purchase - in some cases, up to 10 miles per dollar spent - a gift for them, a gift for you.

    Earn double AAdvantage miles with every purchase from selected merchants through Dec. 31, 2009. Plus, when you use your MasterCard® card and spend $250, you'll get a $25 MasterCard gift card. Visit www.aa.com/eshopping for more details and a complete list of participating merchants.

    Admirals Club® Lounge One-Day Passes

    Admirals Club one-day passes cost just $50 and can be used at any of American's 44 lounges. Admirals Club lounges are an oasis from the busy terminal and allow travelers to relax or work before, after or between flights. To purchase, go to www.aa.com/daypass, visit any Admirals Club lounge, or stop by any domestic American Airlines Self-Service Check-In machine.

    SkyMall on Gogo Inflight Internet

    Shop in the sky with American Airlines Gogo inflight Internet and SkyMall and you could receive free Wi-Fi. SkyMall features approximately 1,300 products for sale ranging from electronics, to toys and collectibles, to pet products, to health and wellness items. Customers traveling on Wi-Fi equipped flights simply visit the SkyMall Web site and place an online SkyMall order totaling more than $100 to receive a $12.95 discount. The $12.95 discount covers the price of an inflight Wi-Fi session.

    For customers traveling on flights without Gogo, the SkyMall catalog is located in the seatback pocket and allows mail-in or phone-in orders.

    Duty-Free Items

    If you are traveling internationally, check out American's Duty-Free catalog of premium gift selections, some available exclusively onboard American Airlines. Shop for luxury-brand cosmetics, fragrances, jewelry and more and receive $10 off purchases totaling $100.

    American Airlines Vacations(SM) Gift Certificates

    Give the gift of travel with an AmericanAirlines Vacations gift certificate. AA Vacations offers a choice of more than 10,000 hotels and resorts in cities around the world and allows customers to pay for gift certificates with AAdvantage miles. To order, call 800-321-2121.

    American Airlines Pet Travel Carrier from the Sherpa Pet Group

    American has the perfect gift for your furry, four-legged friends. Patterned in American's signature red and blue, three new pet carriers are available: a medium-sized classic Sherpa Original Bag, and small and medium-sized Sherpa Sport style carriers. Developed by the Sherpa Pet Group, a leader in the pet products industry, the carriers are available for $60 at select PETCO locations and online at www.petco.com.

    Customers who purchase one of the three new American Airlines-branded pet carriers are guaranteed to board U.S. domestic American Airlines flights with their pets, as long as they fill out the Guaranteed On Board™ program form accurately and comply with the terms of the form. If a customer is denied boarding, the Sherpa Pet Group will refund the price of both the customer and pet airline tickets. For more information about the Guaranteed On Board program, visit www.flygob.com.

    With so many options, American can be your one-stop shop for everyone on your holiday gift list this season. And the best part ... you don't have to worry about finding a spot in the crowded mall parking lot!

    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 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 more than 130 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 registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. (NYSE: AMR)

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