American Airlines and Philippine Airlines Launch Interline Electronic Ticketing

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — American Airlines and Philippine Airlines recently launched interline electronic ticketing (IET), bringing the number of domestic and international airlines providing IET in cooperation with American to 28. Customers can use a single electronic ticket (e-ticket) when their itineraries include travel on American and Philippine Airlines.

American currently flies to the Philippine cities of Manila and Cebu with its oneworld Alliance partners, and offers service to more than 850 daily destinations in its global network. Philippine Airlines flies to five U.S. destinations: Los Angeles, San Francisco and Las Vegas in the continental U.S., and Honolulu and Guam in the Pacific.

Interline e-tickets can be issued by American and Philippine Airlines through their respective reservation centers, at airport locations, ticket offices and travel agencies.

American Airlines offers interline e-ticketing convenience with many U.S. airlines — Alaska Airlines, America West Airlines, American Trans Air, Aloha Airlines, Continental Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Hawaiian Airlines, Midwest Airlines, Northwest Airlines, United Airlines and US Airways. American also has interline e-ticketing agreements with all seven of its oneworld Alliance partners — Aer Lingus, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Finnair, Iberia, LAN AIRLINES and Qantas. In addition, American has interline e-ticketing agreements with AeroMexico, Copa Airlines, Jalways, Japan Airlines, Japan Asia Airways, KLM, LANPERU, Mexicana Airlines and SN Brussels Airlines.

Nearly 95 percent of all American Airlines customers today travel on electronic tickets, moving quickly and easily through busy airports. E- tickets are the key to using American’s growing array of automated services, including the Flight Check-In(SM) feature on AA.com, AA Curbside Check-In and the more than 700 AA Self-Service Check-In(SM) machines provided at more than 85 airports. E-tickets cannot be lost or stolen and they make changes and refunds easier. IET enables easier transfer between carriers should a change of airline be necessary due to weather or other delays.

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 575 destinations in 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 and Special Offers are marks of American Airlines, Inc.

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