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Springtime in New York Means Great Low Fares on American Airlines and American Eagle

Spring has sprung in the Big Apple, and American Airlines and American Eagle have sprung fare sales for flights in and out of New York airports with some fares as low as $54* each way based on a round-trip purchase.

"There is no better time than now for travelers to seize the moment and experience the great schedules, unmatched service, and low fares that American Airlines and American Eagle now offering in and out of New York," said Chuck Imhof, Vice President - Passenger Service for Greater New York. "We fly to 53 destinations out of New York -- 35 domestic and 18 international -- offering great options for business and leisure travelers alike."

These sale fares are effective for domestic travel through May 20. For international destinations, travel must begin by May 15 and return no later than May 20. Tickets must be purchased by April 7. Other restrictions apply. For complete rules and restrictions, see the terms and conditions below, or visit American's Web site, AA.com.

  Following are samples of American and American Eagle's great low fares:                             SAMPLE SALE FARE   City Pair                            Fares Shown Are Each Way Based on                                       Roundtrip Economy Class Purchase*   New York City - Washington, D.C. +                  $54   New York City - Boston +                            $59   New York City - Orlando                             $79   New York City - Chicago                             $79   New York City - Miami                               $89   New York City - Los Angeles                        $129   New York City - San Francisco                      $139   New York City - St. Maarten, N.A.                  $135   New York City - Montego Bay, Jamaica               $144   New York City - London, Heathrow                   $201   New York City - Barranquilla, Colombia             $235   New York City - Zurich                             $240   New York City - Belize City, Belize                $245   New York City - Tokyo Narita                       $385   New York City - Shanghai                           $409   *Fares shown are each way based on off-peak round-trip Economy Class    travel purchased on AA.com and are in U.S. dollars. Fares do not include    all government-imposed taxes and fees.   + Service operated by American Eagle.

Travelers can check schedules and fares and book flights by visiting http://www.aa.com/. There are no online booking fees. In addition, on AA.com you'll find the absolute lowest fares available for American Airlines, American Eagle and AmericanConnection® flights - guaranteed. For full details on our Lowest Fare Guarantee, visit www.aa.com/benefits.

For an additional $15 per ticket, travel arrangements can also be made by calling American's reservations number at 1-800-433-7300 (en espanol 1-800- 633-3711) within the United States. Outside the United States, call the local reservations number. For an additional $20 per ticket, travel arrangements can be made at an American Airlines Travel Center or Airport Ticket Office. Tickets may also be purchased through a travel agent. Travel agents may impose a service charge for ticketing.

A "Fly Now, Pay Later" deferred payment option on American allows holders of the American Airlines Credit Card(SM) account to enjoy six months of no payments and no interest for tickets purchased on AA.com. For terms and conditions and more details, visit http://www.aa.com/paylater.

AmericanAirlines Vacations(SM) has a number of exciting and affordable travel packages available at destinations around the world. For more information, visit http://www.aavacations.com/.

  American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld® Alliance.  *Fare Sale Terms and Conditions

Fares shown are each way based on off-peak round-trip Economy-Class travel purchased on AA.com, and are in U.S. dollars. Fares shown to U.S. destinations are valid for travel Tuesday/Wednesday/Saturday. Fares shown to international destinations are valid for travel Monday-Thursday. Other travel days are available at additional cost. Fares are subject to change without notice. International fares are subject to government approval.

Fares do not include (a) a federal excise tax of $3.50 per U.S. domestic flight segment, defined as one takeoff and landing, of a passenger's itinerary; (b) up to $18 per round trip in local airport charges; and (c) September 11th Security Fee of $2.50 per enplanement originating at a U.S. airport. For international/Puerto Rico/U.S. Virgin Islands destinations, government taxes and fees of up to $180, varying by destination, are not included and may vary slightly depending on currency exchange rates at the time of purchase.

Tickets must be purchased at least 14 days prior to departure or within one day of making reservations, whichever comes first, but not later than 11:59 p.m., April 7, 2008 (Central Time).

Fares shown to U.S. destinations are valid for travel through May 20, 2008. For international destinations, travel must begin by May 15, and return no later than May 20. For U.S. destinations, a three-day minimum stay or Friday and Saturday minimum stay is required. When departure is Sunday through Wednesday, then travel from last stopover must commence no earlier than 3 days after departure of fare origin. When departure is Thursday or Friday, then travel from the last stopover must commence no earlier than the first Saturday after departure from fare origin. When departure is Saturday, then travel from the last stopover must commence no earlier than the first Sunday after departure from fare origin. For international destinations, a Saturday-night minimum stay is required, and a 30-day maximum stay is allowed (90 days for Latin America destinations).

Advertised fares are valid only on American Airlines, American Eagle and American Connection and do not apply to other codeshare flights. Seats are limited. Fares may not be available on all flights. Schedules are subject to change without notice.

Fares are nonrefundable and nontransferable. Changes to your ticket may be made if you meet the restrictions of the new fare and pay up to a US$100 fee ($150 for Latin and Asia destinations; $200 for Europe destinations) plus any fare difference. Changes must be made before your ticketed flight's scheduled departure time. If you cancel your flight prior to the scheduled departure time, the ticket will be valid for one year from the date of issue for an unused ticket or one year from travel origination for a partially used ticket. If you do not cancel your flight prior to the scheduled departure time, the ticket has no value.

A portion of or all travel booked on American Airlines may be operated by American Eagle or AmericanConnection. American Eagle is operated by American Eagle Airlines, Inc., or Executive Airlines, Inc, which are wholly owned by AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines. AmericanConnection service is operated by one of the following independent contractors: Trans States Airlines, Inc.; Chautauqua Airlines, Inc.

To purchase tickets on AA.com you must use a credit card with a billing address in the United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Canada, the United Kingdom, or select Latin American and Caribbean countries.

AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AAdvantage, AmericanAirlines Vacations, and AA.com are marks of American Airlines, Inc. oneworld is a mark of the oneworld Alliance, LLC. American Airlines reserves the right to change the AAdvantage program rules, regulations, travel awards and special offers at any time without notice and to end the AAdvantage program with six months' notice. For complete AAdvantage program details, visit www.aa.com. For full details on our Lowest Fare Guarantee, visit http://www.aa.com/benefits.

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, AmericanConnection, AA.com, We know why you fly and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. .

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