American Airlines Follows Low-Fare Pricing With Lowest Fare Guarantee

New Guarantee, Combined With Enhanced Fare-Search Tool, Provides Easy, One-Stop Shopping at AA.com

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Starting today, American Airlines customers visiting AA.com will find the absolute lowest fares available for American, American Eagle and AmericanConnection(R) carrier flights — guaranteed.

“American Airlines has been committed to providing customers the best online experience at AA.com, and now we’re reinforcing that commitment with a Lowest Fare Guarantee,” said Dan Garton, Executive Vice President of Marketing, American Airlines. “This, combined with our recently implemented domestic fares pricing, gives customers the assurance that they will find our best fares in one place: AA.com. Customers pay no online booking fees and earn up to 1,000 AAdvantage(R) bonus miles for each round trip ticket they purchase on AA.com, making it a one-stop shop for customers looking for the best deal.”

Earlier this year, American announced a new fare structure, reducing the highest fares for last-minute travel in thousands of markets throughout the continental United States. In most markets, Saturday-night stay requirements have been eliminated.

Customers who find a lower American fare for the identical itinerary on another travel Web site will be refunded the difference and receive a $50 travel voucher good on any future American, American Eagle or AmericanConnection carrier flight.

To qualify for the guarantee, the lower fare must be:
* found on another travel Web site;
* at least $5 less than the airfare purchased on AA.com that same day;
* for the exact same flight, itinerary, date and cabin, with the same
fare rules.

Additionally, the itinerary must be purchased through AA.com, originate within the domestic 50 United States, and be for flights on American Airlines, American Eagle and AmericanConnection only.

To submit a claim, customers should go to the Contact AA tab on AA.com and select the AA.com Web Services link for the online submittal form. Claims must be submitted by midnight Central Standard Time on the day the ticket is purchased on AA.com. Further restrictions may apply. For more information, visit http://www.aa.com/guarantee .

The American Airlines Web site, http://www.aa.com/ , is the best place to do business online with American. AA.com provides numerous ways to conveniently search for and book low fares and award travel, select seats, make hotel and rental car reservations, get flight arrival/departure information, sign up for flight status notification, and even check in and print boarding passes. Customers who purchase tickets on AA.com pay no online booking fees, receive up to 1,000 miles per round-trip ticket purchased, and get a low-fare guarantee. Additionally, customers who log in with an AAdvantage number and password can manage their AAdvantage account online and also receive personalized news and specials. AA.com received the World Travel Award for World’s Leading Airline Internet Site and has also received multiple Web site awards from various organizations.

About American Airlines

American Airlines is the world’s largest carrier. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection(R) regional carriers serve more than 250 cities in over 40 countries with more than 3,800 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 more than 600 destinations in over 135 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation (NYSE:AMR) .

AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection, AA.com, AAdvantage and Net SAAvers & Special Offers are marks of American Airlines, Inc.

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