American Airlines Gets Serious About Competing at Love Field…..

American Airlines Rewards Customers With Up to 60,000 AAdvantage Bonus Miles

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — To launch its new service from Dallas Love Field to Kansas City, St. Louis, Austin and San Antonio, American Airlines is rewarding customers with the opportunity to earn up to 60,000 AAdvantage bonus miles. Starting March 2 through May 26, customers who fly three roundtrips between Dallas Love Field or DFW International Airport and Kansas City, St. Louis, Austin and San Antonio can earn 30,000 AAdvantage bonus miles — enough miles for a MilesAAver award within and between the Continental U.S., Canada, Mexico or the Caribbean. Fly six roundtrips in the same time period and earn an additional 30,000 bonus miles — enough miles for a trip to Hawaii, Europe, or even Japan (in the off- peak season).

“We’ve said all along that if rules regarding Love Field were changed, we would shift flights from DFW Airport and vigorously compete for every customer at Love Field,” said Dan Garton, Executive Vice President-Marketing. “With competitive low fares and options like assigned seating and a first class cabin, American will be offering great service at a great value. In addition, American’s AAdvantage program is the world’s largest frequent flyer program and was rated the best frequent flyer program by Consumer Reports in October 2005. That’s great news for existing American Airlines customers, and these new flights will give us the opportunity to demonstrate to new customers that American offers much more than some other airlines.”

To qualify, customers must register for the promotion before traveling. Register online by entering promotion code FLY3 in the blue box at http://www.aa.com/offers or call the AAdvantage Dial-In(R) system at 1-800- 882-8880 and enter the promotion code noted above when prompted. To become a member of the AAdvantage program, sign up at http://www.aa.com/aadvantage and then register for this promotion. All round-trip travel must be completed between March 2, 2006 and May 26, 2006. (Complete terms and conditions can be found below or at http://aa.com/offers.)

In December 2005, American Airlines announced that it and its regional affiliate, American Eagle, would begin service at Dallas Love Field on March 2, 2006, with a total of 16 flights a day. American will operate four flights a day between Love Field and St. Louis, and three flights daily on the Love Field-Kansas City route, with 136-seat MD80 jets, featuring first class as well as coach service. American Eagle will fly four times a day between Love Field and San Antonio, Texas, and five times a day between Love and Austin, Texas, using 50-seat Embraer 145 regional jet aircraft with leather seats.

Terms & Conditions of Offer:

Fly three roundtrips on flights marketed and operated by American Airlines or American Eagle between Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) or Dallas Love Field (DAL) and Austin (AUS), Kansas City (MCI), San Antonio (SAT) or St. Louis (STL) from 3/2/06 to 5/26/06 and earn 30,000 AAdvantage bonus miles. Passenger may earn a second bonus of 30,000 miles when three additional roundtrips are flown during this same period. A maximum of two 30,000 mile bonuses may be earned by any individual. Offer is restricted to residents of the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Bonus miles do not count toward elite status qualification.

Qualifying Travel Dates: To qualify for this offer, round-trip travel must be completed between 3/2/06 and 5/26/06.

Qualifying Booking Classes: Offer is valid for travel on any purchased, published fare in First Class or Economy Class. (Excludes unpublished fares beginning with E, T, U, Z and all other fares defined as ineligible for AAdvantage mileage accrual.)

Registration Requirement: Passenger must register for this offer prior to travel. You may register online at http://www.aa.com/offers or by calling our AAdvantage Dial-In system at 1-800-882-8880. Follow the prompts and when asked enter promotion code FLY3. To register, you must be an AAdvantage member. If you’re not already an AAdvantage member, you can sign up for a free membership online or when you call to make your reservations.

Qualifying Round Trips: To qualify, the trip must begin/end in DFW or DAL and begin/end in AUS, MCI, SAT or STL. Travel connecting via DFW, DAL, AUS, MCI, SAT or STL and continuing on does not qualify. Round-trip travel is further defined as two one-way trips on nonstop flights between the designated cities, booked in a single reservation under one ticket number. To qualify, the round trip must depart from and return to the same city. A maximum of one round trip is permitted per reservation. Open jaw and circle trips are not eligible.

Maximum Bonus: The maximum bonus that may be earned in conjunction with this promotion is 60,000 miles for completing six eligible round-trips.

Bonus miles will be posted to the account of the person traveling within 6-8 weeks after qualifying flight activity is posted to the traveler’s AAdvantage account.

Other Conditions: Offer is subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply.

A portion of travel may be on American Eagle or AmericanConnection, regional airline associates of American Airlines. AmericanConnection service is operated by one of the following independent contractors: Trans States Airlines, Inc., Chautauqua Airlines, Inc. or Corporate Airlines, Inc. American Airlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection, AAdvantage, AAdvantage Dial-In and AA.com are marks of American Airlines, Inc. 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 details, visit http://www.aa.com/ . Schedules subject to change without notice.

About the AAdvantage Travel Awards Program

Throughout 2006, American Airlines is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the AAdvantage(R) program — the world’s first frequent flyer program. The program launched in 1981, and is now the largest travel awards program with more than 50 million members. Members can earn miles with more than 1,500 participating companies, including airlines, hotels, car rental companies, financial-service providers and retailers. Members can also earn miles with one of more than 60 affinity card products in 41 markets around the globe. In 2004, members redeemed approximately 129 billion miles to claim in excess of 4 million awards to over 850 AAdvantage program award destinations worldwide. For more information and a listing of AAdvantage program participating companies, visit http://www.aa.com/aadvantage .

About American Airlines

American Airlines is the world’s largest airline. American, American Eagle and AmericanConnection(R) serve 250 cities in over 40 countries with more than 3,900 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(sm) 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 Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation (NYSE:AMR) . AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection, AA.com and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc.

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