American Airlines Offers Customers Chance to Enjoy the Ultimate Surf Destination With Latest Sweepstakes

New Promotion Joins With Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines to Provide Cruises and Customized Surfboard

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — American Airlines says “Surf’s Up!” with the latest customer promotion on, the award- winning American Airlines Web site. In “The Ultimate Surf Destination” sweepstakes, American teams with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines to offer six lucky grand-prize winners a seven-night cruise for two on Royal Caribbean’s new Freedom of the Seas(SM) ship — the world’s most innovative ship and home of the revolutionary FlowRider(R) surf simulator — plus transportation on American Airlines.

Three winners will also receive a four-night Royal Caribbean cruise for two plus air travel on American Airlines, and one winner will receive an customized surfboard with round-trip airfare for two on American to any domestic surfing destination.

From now until April 30, 2006, customers who purchase a ticket on and fly by May 31, 2006, will automatically be entered in the sweepstakes. Customers can also receive entries by filling out the sweepstakes registration form at and by referring friends to check out the promotion. The total number of possible entries by any combination of the above is three.

“The Ultimate Surf Destination Sweepstakes reminds customers that they don’t need to surf around the Web to find American’s lowest fares, because they’re easy to find at one spot: With the Lowest Fare Guarantee, customers can stop surfing and rest assured that they are getting the lowest fares on American’s flights to the more than 250 worldwide destinations we serve,” said Rob Friedman, American’s Managing Director – Interactive Marketing. “Even better is the fact that you don’t pay an online booking fee, but do earn up to 1,000 AAdvantage(R) bonus miles when you book on”

There is no purchase necessary to win. For complete rules and sweepstakes details, visit . For more information on the Lowest Fare guarantee, visit .

About Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is a global cruise vacation company that operates Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises, with a combined total of 29 ships in service and two under construction. The company also offers unique land-tour vacations in Alaska, Canada and Europe through its cruise-tour division.

At 160,000 GRT (Gross Register Tons) and holding 3,634 guests double- occupancy, Freedom of the Seas will be the largest cruise ship in the world when she debuts in May 2006. The first in Royal Caribbean’s new Freedom class, she will sail seven-night Western Caribbean itineraries from Miami calling in Cozumel, Mexico; George Town, Grand Cayman; Montego Bay, Jamaica; and Royal Caribbean’s private destination, Labadee, Hispaniola.


The American Airlines Web site, , is the best place to do business online with American. provides numerous ways to conveniently search for and book low fares and award travel, select seats, make hotel and rental car reservations, get flight arrival/departure information, sign up for flight status notification, and even check in and print boarding passes. Customers who purchase tickets on don’t pay an online booking fee, earn up to 1,000 AAdvantage(R) miles per ticket purchased, and get a lowest-fare guarantee (see ). Additionally, customers who log in with an AAdvantage number and password can manage their AAdvantage account online and also receive personalized news and specials. twice has received the World Travel Award for World’s Leading Airline Internet Site and has also received multiple Web site awards from various organizations.

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,, 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(R) 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, and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc.

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