American Airlines Puts Some Spring in Your Wallet With Great Low Fares for Springtime Travel

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — The calendar says spring is still a few days away, but low fares for spring travel are here right now on American Airlines.

American is offering great, low sale fares for travel this spring within the United States and to select international destinations, so now is the perfect time to turn those months-long dreams of a getaway into reality. With American’s low fares and extensive route network, you’ll save money on travels both near and far.

Here are the details:

American’s Spring Fare Sale

* In U.S. markets, sale fares are effective for travel April 4 through
June 10, 2005. Tickets must be purchased no later than
March 18, 2005.

* In international markets, travel dates vary depending on destination,
but generally travel is allowed through the end of May. Purchase
tickets no later than March 22, 2005.

* Other restrictions apply. For complete rules and restrictions, see
the terms and conditions below, or visit American’s AA.com(R) Web
site.

Here are samples of American’s great, low fares for spring travel. Domestic U.S. fare amounts shown are each way based on a round-trip purchase through AA.com. Fares shown are effective for travel Tuesdays and Wednesdays from April 4 through June 10, 2005. Slightly higher fares apply for travel other days of the week.

International fare amounts shown are each way based on a round-trip purchase through AA.com. Travel dates vary by market.

UNITED STATES

Between Fare Each Way
Available on AA.com*
Boston – Chicago O’Hare $99
Boston – San Diego $143
Chicago O’Hare – Los Angeles $79
Chicago O’Hare – Miami $84
Chicago O’Hare – St. Louis $54
Dallas/Fort Worth – Los Angeles $80
Dallas/Fort Worth – New York (LGA & JFK) $104
Los Angeles – Washington Dulles $99
Miami – New York (LGA & JFK) $99
Miami – San Francisco $119
New York JFK – San Diego $129

* Fares shown are each way based on round-trip purchase for off-peak
Economy Class travel purchased on AA.com, and are in U.S. dollars.
Fares are valid for travel Tuesdays and Wednesdays from April 4
through June 10, 2005. Fares do not include government-imposed taxes
and fees.

INTERNATIONAL

From – To Fare Each Way
Available on AA.com*
Chicago O’Hare – Dublin, Ireland+ $224
Chicago O’Hare – Nagoya, Japan++ $220
Dallas/Fort Worth – Paris Charles de Gaulle $228
Dallas/Fort Worth – Puerto Vallarta, Mexico $179
Miami – Aruba $143
Miami – Mexico City $162
New York (JFK & LGA) – Buenos Aires $366
New York (JFK & LGA) – Montego Bay $206

* Fares shown are each way based on round-trip purchase for off-peak
Economy Class travel purchased on AA.com, and are in U.S. dollars.
Travel dates vary. Fares do not include government-imposed taxes and
fees.
+ Service effective May 1, 2005.
++ Service effective April 3, 2005.

Travelers can check schedules and fares and book flights by visiting AA.com. Book travel and purchase your ticket on AA.com and earn up to 1,000 AAdvantage(R) bonus miles. 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(R) flights — guaranteed. For lowest- fare guarantee terms and conditions, visit http://www.aa.com/guarantee .

For an additional $5 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 and Canada. Outside the United States and Canada, call the local reservations number. For an additional $10 per ticket, travel arrangements can be made at an American Airlines Travel Center or Airport Ticket Office.

Customers on American will find exceptional service both on the ground and in the air. In addition, First or Business Class seating is available throughout American’s fleet. Also available on most of the fleet are large overhead storage bins that allow carry-on luggage to be stored “wheels first,” creating more overall storage space for passengers and making it easier to stow and remove bags.

For those who like to “stay connected” during their trip, powerports are located at each seat in the First or Business Class cabins and are conveniently placed throughout the Coach cabins on most of American’s aircraft, so passengers can work en route, operate their own CD or DVD players, or even recharge cell phones.

Customers on American also have the opportunity to earn and redeem AAdvantage travel reward miles — all of which combine to make travel on American an exceptional value.

*Terms and Conditions

Fares shown are each way based on round-trip purchase for off-peak Economy-Class travel purchased on AA.com, and are in U.S. dollars. Fares are subject to change without notice. International fares are subject to government approval.

Fares do not include (a) a federal excise tax of $3.20 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, up to $5 per one way or $10 per round trip. For international, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands travel, other government taxes and fees of up to $125, varying by destination, are not included and may vary slightly depending on currency exchange rates at the time of purchase.

For U.S. travel: Tickets must be purchased at least 21 days prior to departure or within 24 hours of making reservations, whichever comes first, but not later than 11:59 p.m., March 18, 2005 (Central Standard Time). Fares shown are valid for travel Tuesdays and Wednesdays from April 4 through June 10, 2005; other travel days are available at additional cost. A one-night minimum stay is required and a 30-day maximum stay is allowed.

For Dublin travel: Tickets must be purchased within one day of making reservations. Fares shown are valid for travel Mondays through Thursdays; other travel days are available at additional cost. Travel must commence between May 1, 2005, through May 26, 2005, with return travel completed by May 31, 2005.

For Paris travel: Tickets must be purchased at least 21 days prior to departure or within one day of making reservations, whichever comes first, but not later than 11:59 p.m., March 22, 2005 (Central Standard Time). Fares are valid for travel Mondays through Thursdays; other travel days are available at additional cost. Travel must commence between April 1 and April 30, 2005, with return travel completed by May 30, 2005. A Saturday-night minimum stay is required and a 30-day maximum stay is allowed.

For Caribbean travel: Tickets must be purchased at least three days prior to departure or within three days of making reservations, whichever comes first, but not later than 11:59 p.m., March 22, 2005 (Central Standard Time). Fares shown are valid for travel Mondays through Thursdays; other travel days are available at additional cost. Travel must commence by May 23, 2005, with return travel completed by 11:59 p.m., May 25, 2005. A two-day minimum stay is required and a 30-day maximum stay is allowed.

For Mexico travel: Tickets must be purchased at least three days prior to departure or within three days of making reservations, whichever comes first, but not later than 11:59 p.m., March 22, 2005 (Central Standard Time). Fares shown are valid for travel Mondays through Thursdays; other travel days are available at additional cost. Travel must commence by May 23, 2005, with return travel completed by 11:59 p.m., May 25, 2005. A two-day minimum stay is required and a 30-day maximum stay is allowed.

For Argentina travel: Tickets must be purchased within one day of making reservations, but not later than 11:59 p.m., March 22, 2005 (Central Standard Time). Fares shown are valid for travel Mondays through Thursdays; other travel days are available at additional cost. Travel must commence by May 14, 2005, with return travel completed by May 17, 2005. A three-day minimum stay is required and a 30-day maximum stay is allowed.

For Nagoya travel: Tickets must be purchased at least three days prior to departure or within 14 days of making reservations, whichever comes first, but not later than 11:59 p.m., March 22, 2005 (Central Standard Time). Fares shown are valid for travel Mondays through Thursdays; other travel days are available at additional cost. Travel must commence between April 3, 2005, through May 26, 2005, with return travel completed by May 31, 2005. A four- day minimum stay is required and a three-month maximum stay is allowed.

Advertised fares are valid only on American Airlines, American Eagle, and AmericanConnection(R) 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 cancel your reservation before the original departure time, meet the restrictions of the new fare, and pay up to a $100 change fee ($200 for Paris) plus any fare difference. When ticketed flights are cancelled prior to departure time, the ticket will be valid for one year from the date of issue on an unused ticket or one year from travel origination on a partially-used ticket. If you do not cancel your flight before departure time, the ticket has no value.

A portion of or all travel may be operated by American Eagle, American’s regional airline affiliate, or by AmericanConnection (Chautauqua Airlines, RegionsAir, or Trans States Airlines). American Eagle and AmericanConnection are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc.

Tickets may also be obtained through an American Airlines Telephone Reservations Office for an additional $5, or at an American Airlines Travel Center or Airport Ticket Office for an additional $10.

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.

American Airlines, AAdvantage, and AA.com are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. American Airlines reserves the right to change the AAdvantage program at any time without notice and to end the AAdvantage program with six months’ notice.

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, 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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