Ski the Slopes or Surf the Sea an Extra Day Without Extra Fee

American Airlines Vacations Offers Extra Nights For Travelers in Search of Snow or Sand

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Great deals from American Airlines Vacations (AA Vacations), a division of American Airlines, Inc., now allow last-chance ski fans and year-round beach lovers an opportunity to enjoy an extra night on the slopes or the beach without charge.

Through AA Vacations travelers are offered the freedom to create custom- designed vacation packages offering extra nights at some of the most outstanding sun and ski resorts in North America, including The Northstar at Tahoe and the Resort in Squaw Creek in Lake Tahoe, Calif.; the Pan Pacific Whistler Mountainside; as well as a number of Hawaiian resorts, including the ASTON Waikiki Beach Hotel; Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort; Maui Prince; and Hawaiian Hilton. Promotions range in price from $300-$420 for ski packages and $450-$730 for beach packages (not including airfare).

“Whether it’s for a long weekend or a well-deserved extended break, AA Vacations offers customers the freedom to choose and customize a dream vacation,” said Richie Christy, Vice President, Sales and Marketing for AA Vacations. “In addition, AA Vacations offers flexible pre-purchased vacation features at all price ranges to complete customized packages, including car rentals, ground transportation, ski lift tickets or golfing and various other vacation options.”

With more than 50 years of experience offering individualized vacation packages, one unique aspect of AA Vacations is the additional value provided for AmericanAirlines AAdvantage(R) program members. AAdvantage members can redeem AAdvantage miles for personalized travel services including land components, such as hotel bookings, car rentals and passes for vacation activities.

In addition, AAdvantage members who fly American Airlines earn 2,000 AAdvantage bonus miles for each vacation reservation made through AA Vacations, and an additional 1,000 AAdvantage bonus miles when booking through the Web site at .

“Customers booking vacation packages with AA Vacations will find that we provide convenience, value and quality service to all our travelers, including scheduled air service on American Airlines, American Eagle or AmericanConnection(R) carriers with pre-reserved seating up to 11 months in advance,” Christy added.

Travelers can call their travel agent or American Airlines Vacations directly at 1-800-321-2121, as well as visit to search for and book the best bargains and promotions to desired destinations.

Additional Promotional Information — Fifth Night Without Charge

Snow Skiing
Lake Tahoe
Northstar at Tahoe
6 days/5 nights from $304*
Travel between: March 28 – April 18, 2005

Resort at Squaw Creek
6 days/5 nights from $435*
Travel between: Feb. 27 – April 15, 2005

Pan Pacific Whistler Mountainside
6 days/5 nights from $418*
Travel between: April 3 – April 30, 2005

Sun Surfing (Hawaii)
ASTON Waikiki Beach Hotel
6 days/5 nights from $450*
Free Continental Breakfast
Travel between: June 10 – Aug. 31, 2005

Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort
6 days/5 nights from $728*
$75 food and beverage credit
Travel between: March 1 – May 31, 2005

Hilton Hawaiian Village
6 days/5 nights from $632*
$50 food and beverage credit
Travel between: March 1 – Dec. 19, 2005

Maui Prince
6 days/5 nights from $651*
$100 food and beverage credit
Travel between: Now – Dec. 22, 2005
* Price per person, double occupancy, not including airfare

AA Vacations

AAV Tours LLC, a.k.a. AA Vacations, is a division of American Airlines, Inc. and one of the most successful airline-owned tour operators. It has been in business for more than 50 years, offering comprehensive, cost-competitive vacation packages. AA Vacations offers packages to over 1,500 hotels and resorts in more than 300 worldwide destinations including California, Canada, Caribbean, Florida, Europe, Hawaii, Las Vegas, Reno, Mexico, summer and winter mountain resorts and U.S. cities. Travel agents can automatically book AA Vacations tour packages through any of the four major U.S. computerized reservations systems – SABRE, Galileo, Worldspan and Amadeus, or through a travel-agent-only Web site at .

About American Airlines

American Airlines is the world’s largest airline. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection(R) regional airlines 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,, 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,, AAdvantage and Net SAAvers & Special Offers are marks of American Airlines, Inc.

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