American Airlines New Miami Admirals Club Lounge Offers Tropical Escape…..

Stunning Facility Provides Service and Seclusion

MIAMI, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — American Airlines has opened the doors to its newest Admirals Club(R) on Concourse D (near gate D 34) at the Miami International Airport (MIA). This is the first of two new clubs being developed as part of the new North Terminal Development Project. A second Admirals Club on Concourse A is scheduled to open in early 2006.

As part of the MIA Admirals Club grand opening, American is offering a $50 discount for new memberships purchased now through Nov. 16, 2005. Purchases must be made in-person at any of the Miami International Airport’s Admirals Club locations. Admirals Club new members who join between Nov. 10 and Nov. 22 will also receive a certificate for free parking good for up to seven consecutive days at Airport Fast Park, conveniently located on N.W. 21st Street and LeJeune Road (behind Baker Aviation).

The new MIA Concourse D Admirals Club lounge is not only the latest addition to American’s Admirals Club network; it is also one of its largest. The stunning facility boasts more than 30,000 square feet with seating capacity for 320.

Members and visitors will know they are in the vibrant city of Miami when they enter the Nautilus shell-shaped club, decorated with tropical blue and green accents. The club is accessible via customer entry screening on the Concourse level. A special ticketing desk at the entrance of the club is framed by a glass and stainless steel accent wall with fiber optics that slowly changes colors with shades of blue and green.

“We are proud to open this new Admirals Club location, which is exceptional both in terms of its beauty and its state-of-the-art amenities,” said Nancy Knipp, Managing Director of Premium Services for American. “We’re providing a lounge that offers members a place to escape before or after a flight to work or relax, away from the hustle and bustle of the airport. We also went to great lengths to ensure that this club truly reflects the dynamic culture and spirit of Miami.”

Open daily from 4:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., the Club offers complimentary snacks, juice, tea, coffee and soft drinks.

The Admirals Club lounge also offers first rate premium services to members, including personal assistance with reservations, seat selection and upgrades, as well as boarding passes. The club is staffed with personnel fluent in Spanish, French and Portuguese to assist travelers.

Admirals Club members can take advantage of the multifunctional Business Center, which includes personal computers with complimentary high-speed Internet, telephones, fax and PC data ports. Other amenities include a spa- like shower facility, flat-panel televisions with DIRECTV(R) service and a Children’s Room that offers four personal computers and a flat-panel television featuring age-appropriate programming, such as Nickelodeon and the Cartoon Network. The club also has a music room equipped with Bose(R) headsets.

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Members or guests who choose to subscribe to T-Mobile Hotspot Wi-Fi service will be able to enjoy and visit virtually any area in the club while connected to the Internet wirelessly. Members visiting clubs in Bogota, Colombia; Caracas, Venezuela; Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Mexico City, Mexico; Panama City, Panama; Santiago, Chile and Santo Domingo, Dominican, Republic, will enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi hot spots. The Buenos Aires, Argentina, club is currently undergoing installation.

The Admirals Club one-day pass is a great way to experience the many Admirals Club amenities that enable customers to be productive and comfortable while traveling. The day pass is available to anyone 18 years or older and may be purchased online at for just $50 — an affordable price to pay for everything the Admirals Club lounges offer.

Also, back by popular demand for a limited time, American Airlines will offer Lifetime Admirals Club(R) Memberships to its customers. For the first time since 1997, Lifetime Admirals Club Memberships, which offer access to any Admirals Club in the world, are available for purchase now through Dec. 31, 2005.

Current Admirals Club members who upgrade to a Lifetime Membership will receive a $200 discount. For more information on Admirals Clubs lounges, including Admirals Club membership and one-day pass information, log on to .

American operates more than 40 Admirals Club locations in airports throughout the world, each offering a host of business tools and convenient services in a professional, secluded environment. American is expanding its network to better serve its members. In addition to the new MIA Admirals Club lounge, the airline recently opened new clubs in Honolulu, New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and its fourth club at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. And, in Miami a new facility on Concourse A will open in the coming months.

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