CHINA AIRLINES EXTENDS CONTRACT WITH AMR SERVICES FOR RAMP AND C

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                           at Two Airports 
FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- China Airlines has extended its
contract with AMR Services to provide ground and cargo handling for the
carrier at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and New York's Kennedy
Airport.  The contract extension is for three years. 
AMR Services also provides interline baggage handling for China Airlines
at Los Angeles International Airport.  China Airlines has been an AMR Services
customer since 1987. 
"China Airlines is a leading international carrier, and we're honored they
have chosen to extend their contract with us," said Peter A. Pappas, president
of AMR Services.  "China Airlines knows it can depend on us to provide high-quality service.  Their satisfaction is our top priority and we consider this
extension a vote of confidence." 
China Airlines serves 51 cities in 20 countries with a fleet of 53 Boeing
and Airbus jetliners.  Last year, it served more than 7 million passengers.
China Airlines was founded in 1959 as the first Chinese-owned air carrier in
Taiwan.  Today, it ranks among the world's top 40 airlines in operating
performance. 
AMR Services remains the world leader in comprehensive, top-quality
aviation services.  It provides a full range of cargo, passenger and ramp
handling services, as well as maintenance, fueling and management services on
behalf of 200 airlines and airport authorities at more than 60 key locations
worldwide. 
Current AMR Services Corp. news releases can be accessed via the Internet.
The address is http://www.amrservices.com.
 

SOURCE  AMR Services 


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    /CONTACT:  Tim Kincaid of AMR Corporate Communications, 817-967-1577/
    (AMR)

CO:  AMR Services; China Airlines
ST:  Texas, New York, Taiwan
IN:  AIR LEI
SU:  CON


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