American Airlines Launches Interline Electronic Ticketing

Agreements With Korean Air and Turkish Airlines 
FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines
today launched interline electronic ticketing (IET) with Korean Air and
Turkish Airlines, bringing to 32 the number of domestic and international
airlines providing IET in cooperation with American.  Customers can use a
single electronic ticket (e-ticket) when their itineraries include travel on
American and Korean Air or American and Turkish Airlines. 
Interline e-tickets can be issued by American and Korean Air or Turkish
Airlines through their respective reservation centers, at airport locations,
ticket offices and travel agencies. 
American Airlines offers interline e-ticketing convenience with many U.S.
airlines -- including Alaska Airlines, America West Airlines, American Trans
Air, Aloha Airlines, Continental Airlines, Delta Air Lines, ERA Aviation,
Hawaiian Airlines, Midwest Airlines, Northwest Airlines, United Airlines and
US Airways.  American also has interline e-ticketing agreements with all seven
of its oneworld Alliance partners -- Aer Lingus, British Airways, Cathay
Pacific, Finnair, Iberia, LAN AIRLINES and Qantas.  In addition, American has
interline e-ticketing agreements with AeroMexico, Copa Airlines, Emirates,
Jalways, Japan Airlines, Japan Asia Airways, KLM, LANPERU, Mexicana Airlines,
Philippine Airlines and SN Brussels Airlines. 
Nearly 95 percent of all American Airlines customers today travel on
electronic tickets, moving quickly and easily through busy airports.  E-tickets are the key to using American's growing array of automated services,
including the Flight Check-In(SM) feature on AA.com, AA Curbside Check-In and
the more than 700 AA Self-Service Check-In(SM) machines provided at more than
85 airports.  E-tickets cannot be lost or stolen and they make changes and
refunds easier.  IET enables easier transfer between airlines should a change
become necessary. 
About Korean Air 
Korean Air, with a fleet of 113 aircraft, is one of the world's top 20
airlines, and operates almost 400 passenger flights per day to 92 cities in
32 countries.  It is a founding member of SkyTeam, the global airlines
alliance -- partnering AeroMexico, Air France, Alitalia, CSA Czech Airlines,
Continental Airlines, Delta Air Lines, KLM and Northwest Airlines to provide
customers with extensive worldwide destinations, flights and services.  More
on Korean Air's programs, routes, frequency and partners is available at
http://www.koreanair.com . 
About Turkish Airlines 
Turkish Airlines Inc., with a fleet of 80 aircraft, operates
79 international destinations in 57 countries and 28 domestic points in
Turkey.  The airline will add 24 international destinations by July 2006, and
serve as a bridge between Central Asia, the Balkans, the Middle and Far East,
America and Europe.  Turkish Airlines carried more than 12 million passengers
in 2004.  More information about Turkish Airlines is available at
http://www.thy.com 
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, AA.com, 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, AA.com and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of
American Airlines, Inc. 


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SOURCE  American Airlines, Inc. 
CONTACT:
Tim Smith, Corporate Communications of American Airlines, Inc., +1-817-967-1577, or corp.comm@aa.com
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