Bargain Fares Have Driven Up DFW Traffic By More Than 12 Percent

American Airlines and American Eagle to Increase DFW Service Beyond Original Projections for Summer 2005

Service Growth Includes 11 New DFW Routes and 119 Additional Flights; Total AA and American Eagle Service at DFW Will Increase to a Record-High 839 Daily Departures

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Responding to a steady increase in demand for seats at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, American Airlines and its regional affiliate, American Eagle, today announced additional service increases at DFW that will surpass earlier projections and take the carriers to a combined total of 839 departures a day at DFW by July 2005.

“We are pleased to have so many additional customers turning to us for their travel needs,” said Dan Garton, American’s Executive Vice President of Marketing. “The additional flights will allow us to make even more seats available at DFW Airport, where our booking activity for American and American Eagle combined has increased by more than 12 percent since Delta’s draw-down began and we announced our new fare structure in January.”

Garton noted that American’s expansion at DFW is aided by the de-peaking of the hub in November 2002. By spreading out the flow of flights throughout the day, American can move airplanes in and out of its DFW terminals more efficiently and make it easier for customers to catch their connecting flights. This process, refined by American over the past two years, paves the way for growth when customer demand rises.

Last September, when they first announced their DFW expansion plans, American and American Eagle said that together they would add a total of 70 daily departures at DFW by the summer of 2005. Later, that growth projection was increased to about 90 flights a day. With the latest service additions, American and American Eagle will have 119 more flights a day at DFW in July 2005 than the carriers did last July.

Overall, by July 2005 American will have increased daily flight frequencies on a total of 61 routes from DFW. Meanwhile, American Eagle by July will have introduced a total of 11 new markets at DFW and added service in another 29 markets.

In total, American will have a record 550 mainline jet flights a day at DFW by July, an increase of 45 flights a day from a year ago. American Eagle’s DFW service will increase by 74 flights, from 215 a day last July to 289 flights in July 2005, also a record high.

This year, American is adding service at DFW in February, March, April and June, including additional flights to Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Boston and more than 50 other U.S. destinations, and increased frequency to such international points as London’s Gatwick Airport and Tokyo, Japan. In November, the airline will resume nonstop service between DFW and Osaka, Japan. The international additions occur as DFW and American prepare for the opening of DFW’s new International Terminal D in July.

As part of its expansion, American Eagle either has or soon will begin service to 11 new destinations from DFW: Peoria and Champaign, Ill.; Pensacola, Fla.; Torreon, San Luis Potosi, and Chihuahua, Mexico; Buffalo, N.Y.; Lexington, Ky., and Savannah, Ga. Two additional cities will be announced soon.

Here is a complete list of all the service changes that will have been introduced by American and American Eagle at DFW between July 2004 and July 2005:

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AMERICAN AIRLINES / AMERICAN EAGLE
DFW SERVICE CHANGES
JULY 2005 VS. 2004

City Frequency Total
Changes July ’05

Abilene, TX 1 7
Albuquerque, NM 2 9
Amarillo, TX 3 9
Austin, TX 3 16
Baton Rouge, LA 2 7
Boston, MA 1 11
Buffalo, NY 1 1
Cabo San Lucas, MX 1 3
Cancun, MX 1 5
Cedar Rapids, IA 1 5
Champaign, IL 1 1
Charlotte, NC 2 6
Chicago O’Hare 3 19
Chihuahua, MEX 1 1
Cincinnati, OH 2 6
College Station, TX 2 7
Colorado Springs, CO 1 7
Columbus, OH (2) 5
Corpus Christi, TX 3 8
Dayton, OH 1 2
Denver, CO 2 13
Des Moines, IA 1 6
Detroit, MI (1) 6
El Paso, TX 1 8
Fort Lauderdale, FL 2 8
Fort Myers, FL 1 2
Fort Smith, AR 1 6
Fort Wayne, IN 1 3
Fresno, CA (1) 2
Grand Rapids, MI 1 3
Greensboro, NC 2 5
Greenville/Sptnbg, SC 1 4
Hartford, CT (1) 3
Houston Bush, TX 4 14
Houston Hobby, TX 3 10
Huntsville, AL 1 3
Indianapolis, IN 1 6
Jackson, MS 1 6
Jacksonville, FL 1 4
Kansas City, MO 1 12
Killeen, TX 2 11
Knoxville, TN 1 4
Laredo, TX 2 5
Lawton, OK 1 7
Leon, MEX 1 2
Lexington, KY 3 3
Little Rock, AR 2 12
Los Angeles 2 17
Louisville, KY 1 3
Lubbock, TX 3 9
McAllen, TX 1 4
Memphis, TN 2 4
Midland/Odessa, TX 2 6
Milwaukee, WI 1 5
Nashville, TN 1 8
New Orleans, LA 1 8
New York Kennedy 1 4
New York LaGuardia 1 14
Northwest Arkansas, AR 1 10
Oakland, CA (2) 4
*Oklahoma City, OK 0 9
Orange County, CA 1 10
Orlando, FL 1 10
Paris, FR (4/wk) 1
Pensacola, FL 6 6
Peoria, FL 2 2
Philadelphia, PA 1 8
Pittsburgh, PA 1 5
Portland, OR (1) 5
Puerto Vallarta, MX 1 3
Raleigh/Durham, NC 1 8
Reno, NV (1) 3
Sacramento, CA 1 6
San Antonio, TX 3 16
San Jose, CA (1) 7
San Luis Potosi, MEX 1 1
Savannah, GA 3 3
Shreveport, LA 3 12
Springfield, MO 1 8
St. Louis, MO (1) 12
Tampa, FL 1 8
Tokyo 2/wk. 2
Toronto, Canada 1 4
Torreon, MEX 1 1
Tucson, AZ 1 8
*Tulsa, OK 0 11
Washington Reagan National 1 11
West Palm Beach, FL (1) 2
Wichita, Falls, TX 2 8
Wichita, KS 1 3

Additional Flts. Yet to be Assigned 12 12

Total Added Frequencies Total Departures
July 2005 vs. July 2004 119 By July 2005 839

*Includes one additional American flight, one less American Eagle flight.

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