American Airlines Offers Introductory Fares to Delhi, India

New Nonstop Service From Chicago Begins Nov. 15, 2005

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — American Airlines is celebrating the upcoming launch of its new nonstop service between Chicago and Delhi, India, by offering special introductory fares to Delhi from the continental U.S.

The introductory fare from Chicago is just $499* each way when bought with required round-trip purchase on the American Airlines Web site, Other cities such as Atlanta, Dallas/Fort Worth and St. Louis are available for a moderately higher price each way. From select cities on the West Coast fares are just $599* each way with required round-trip purchase. Here are the highlights:

American’s Delhi, India, Introductory Fares

* Available for travel from continental U.S. cities to Delhi, India.

* Begin travel between Nov. 15 and Dec. 13, 2005. Return by
Dec. 25, 2005.

* Purchase tickets no later than Sept. 12, 2005.

* Other restrictions apply. For complete rules and restrictions, see
the terms and conditions below, or visit American’s Web

American will begin flying between Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport and Delhi on Nov. 15, 2005, with one daily nonstop flight each way using 236-seat Boeing 777-200 aircraft configured with First, Business and Economy- Class cabins. The flight will provide convenient connections at Chicago O’Hare to and from dozens of destinations throughout the American Airlines/American Eagle route network.

Here are samples of American’s introductory fares to Delhi:


Fare Each Way Based
From Upon Round-Trip Purchase
Available on*

Atlanta $549
Chicago $499
Dallas/Fort Worth $552
Detroit $549
Los Angeles $599
Minneapolis/St. Paul $549
St. Louis $549
San Francisco $599

* Fares shown are each way based on round-trip Economy Class travel
purchased on, and are in U.S. dollars. Fares shown are valid
daily. Fares do not include government-imposed taxes and fees.

Delhi is India’s capital as well as the country’s third-largest city. Here is American’s schedule between Chicago O’Hare and Delhi (all times shown are local; service subject to government approval):

Chicago O’Hare to Delhi
Flight Departs Arrives Operates
292 7:40 p.m. 9:35 p.m. (next day) Daily, starting Nov. 15

Delhi to Chicago O’Hare
Flight Departs Arrives Operates
293 12:55 a.m. 5:20 a.m. (same day) Daily, starting Nov. 17

Travelers can check schedules and fares and book flights by visiting Book travel and purchase your ticket on and earn up to 1,000 AAdvantage(R) bonus miles. There are no online booking fees. In addition, on you’ll find the absolute lowest fares available for American Airlines, American Eagle and AmericanConnection(R) carrier flights — guaranteed. For lowest-fare guarantee terms and conditions, visit .

For an additional $8 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 $15 per ticket, travel arrangements can be made at an American Airlines Travel Center or Airport Ticket Office.

*Terms and Conditions

Fares shown are each way based on round-trip Economy-Class travel purchased on, and are in U.S. dollars. Fares shown are valid daily. 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 destinations, 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.

Tickets must be purchased within three days of making reservations, but no later than 11:59 p.m., Sept. 12, 2005 (Central Daylight Time). Fares shown are valid for outbound travel Nov. 15-Dec. 13, 2005. Return travel must be completed by Dec. 25, 2005.

Travel must be via Chicago O’Hare Airport on AA flights 292 and 293. Advertised fares are valid only on American Airlines, American Eagle, and AmericanConnection(R) carriers 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.

Tickets are nontransferable. Cancellations, no-shows or refunds will be charged a $200 fee. Changes to your ticket may be made if you meet the restrictions of the new fare and pay up to a $125 change fee plus any fare difference. Changes must be made before your flight departs. When ticketed flights are canceled 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 booked on American Airlines may be operated by American Eagle or an AmericanConnection carrier. American Eagle is operated by American Eagle Airlines, Inc., or Executive Airlines, Inc., which are wholly owned by AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines. AmericanConnection service is operated by one of the following independent contractors: Trans States Airlines, Inc.; Chautauqua Airlines, Inc.; or RegionsAir, Inc.

Tickets may also be obtained through an American Airlines Telephone Reservations Office for an additional $8, or at an American Airlines Travel Center or Airport Ticket Office for an additional $15.

To purchase tickets on 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.

AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection, AAdvantage, and 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,, 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 nearly 600 destinations in over 130 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation (NYSE:AMR) .

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