American Airlines Cargo Division Expands Its Travel Rewards Program to Latin America

Cargo Customers in Brazil and Argentina Can Now Book, Ship, Earn Travel Rewards

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Now American Airlines’ Cargo customers in Brazil and Argentina can join customers in the U.S. and Canada who are earning travel rewards while booking their shipments online at The program, which is administered through the American Airlines Business ExtrAA(R) Web site, allows member companies to earn credits toward free travel certificates, upgrades and Admirals Club(R) memberships. Once enrolled, members are able to accumulate Business ExtrAA Points based on their shipment volumes and level of participation in online booking; as well as for qualified business travel on American Airlines, American Eagle or AmericanConnection(R).

“We’ve had great feedback from our Business ExtrAA travel rewards program,” said Dave Brooks, President — American Airlines Cargo. “Since the rollout of the program in the U.S. and Canada at the beginning of 2005, many existing and new cargo customers have signed up for Business ExtrAA and are well on their way to earning free travel and other membership benefits. Now, our valued customers in Brazil and Argentina can also take full advantage of the Business ExtrAA program, earning points for qualified shipments as well as for their business travel.”

“The Business ExtrAA program has brought value to American’s passengers for several years, and has been very popular with the airline’s cargo customers since its introduction to them earlier this year,” said David Cush, American’s Vice President and General Sales Manager. “Now, with expansion of the program to Brazil and Argentina, we are expanding the opportunity to a greater number of our customers, who can earn rewards for both passenger travel and cargo shipments. In doing so, American is proving its dedication to providing programs and services that our customers value.”

AA Cargo has seen significant growth in its online booking levels since the introduction of the program. Online booking provides convenience and cost savings for both customers and AA Cargo by significantly enhancing productivity. Plans are in place to expand the Business ExtrAA travel rewards program to every country in Latin America by mid-2006. Complete program details are available at and .

About American Airlines

American Airlines is the world’s largest airline. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection(R) regional airlines serve 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 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.

About American Airlines Cargo

American Airlines Cargo(SM), a division of American Airlines, Inc., provides over 100 million pounds of weekly cargo lift capacity to major cities in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Latin America and Asia. American Airlines is the world’s largest carrier. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection 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 provides one of the largest cargo networks in the world, with cargo terminals and interline connections available across the globe.

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