American Airlines to Sponsor U.S. Pavilion at World EXPO 2005 in Aichi, Japan

American’s New Nonstop Route From Chicago to Nagoya, Japan Makes It Easy and Convenient to Travel to the EXPO

CHICAGO, March 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — American Airlines is an official sponsor of the U.S. Pavilion at World EXPO 2005 in Aichi, Japan, that will be held between March 25 and September 25. Aichi Prefecture, which is located in Central Japan, includes the city of Nagoya. More than 120 countries are participating in this year’s EXPO and an estimated 15 million visitors are expected to attend. Aichi is also home to many of Japan’s largest manufacturing companies.

“A world exposition in any country provides a wonderful gathering point for people of all nations to exchange ideas, learn new ways of doing things and establish long-lasting relationships,” said Dan Garton, American’s Executive Vice President of Marketing. “World EXPO 2005 offers a unique opportunity to showcase the ingenuity of the American people and set forth the challenges of the future. We’re proud to be able to transport people to this once-in-a-lifetime event.”

Visitors to World EXPO 2005 will find getting there simple. First, take American Airlines Flight 27 from Chicago nonstop to the new Central Japan International Airport, which serves Nagoya. Next, take a 30-minute train from the airport to Nagoya Station. From Nagoya Station, take the subway to a connecting train that will take you into the heart of the EXPO. For more details, go to http://www-1.expo2005.or.jp/en/index .

American begins daily nonstop service from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport to Nagoya on April 3, 2005.

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