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LAN Airlines Moves Into Terminal 8 at JFK With American Airlines

       LAN Airlines Moves Into Terminal 8 at JFK With American Airlines

Colocation to Strengthen the oneworld Partnership

PR Newswire

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 31, 2012



FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --American Airlines and Latin
America-based LAN Airlines today announced an expanded relationship in which
LAN Airlines affiliates, including LAN Chile, LAN Peru, and LAN Ecuador, will
co-locate in Terminal 8 with American at New York's JFK Airport. LAN's move
into Terminal 8 marks the fourth oneworld® alliance carrier, besides American,
to operate from the terminal, significantly improving convenience for
customers by housing the airlines in the same facility.

In November 2011, American increased its commercial cooperation with LAN when
it received approval from the United States Department of Transportation (DOT)
to begin a codeshare agreement with LAN Ecuador, which provides customers of
both airlines more choices and greater connectivity when traveling between the
United States, Latin America and across each airline's respective network. The
colocation will continue to provide customers of both airlines better travel
options and opportunities such as closer proximity to check in, go through
immigration, utilize the oneworld transfer center, or access American's and
LAN's gates.

"We highly value our partnership with LAN and the benefits it has for our
joint customers," said Kenji Hashimoto, American's Vice President – Strategic
Alliances. "This colocation reinforces our commitment to deliver the uppermost
level of comfort and convenience for our customers traveling to and from Latin
America."

The new colocation also allows LAN customers easier access to American's
lounges. American offers a recently expanded Admirals Club in Concourse C and
an Admirals Club and Flagship Lounge in Concourse B, each of which provide
personalized service and state of the art amenities to customers before, after
or between flights. The facilities feature a variety of comfortable seating
choices, intimate TV lounges, cocktail and bistro areas, as well as expansive
exterior views of nearby aircraft activities and the New York City Skyline.
Designed for business or personal connectivity, the Admirals Club lounges and
Flagship Lounge offer a business center with private carrels and work
counters. Customers eligible for the Flagship Lounge can enjoy a complimentary
lounge buffet, as well as complimentary premium liquors, regional wines and
champagnes. For more information on Admirals Club and Flagship Lounge,
including membership, one-day passes and the oneworld lounge access policy log
on to www.aa.com/admiralsclub.

American and LAN are continuing to find additional ways to strengthen their
partnership.

About American Airlines
American Airlines, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® carrier serve
260 airports in more than 50 countries and territories with, on average, more
than 3,300 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 900
aircraft. American's award-winning website, 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® 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 and
members-elect serve more than 900 destinations with more than 10,000 daily
flights to 149 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American
Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AmericanAirlines,
American Eagle, AmericanConnection, AA.com, and AAdvantage are trademarks of
American Airlines, Inc. AMR Corporation common stock trades under the symbol
"AAMRQ" on the OTCQB marketplace, operated by OTC Markets Group.

AMR Corporation, and certain of its United States-based subsidiaries,
including American Airlines, Inc. and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation, on Nov.
29 filed voluntary petitions for Chapter 11 reorganization in the U.S.
Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. More information about
the Chapter 11 filing is available on the Internet at
http://aa.com/restructuring.

Current AMR Corp. news releases can be accessed at http://www.aa.com

SOURCE American Airlines

Website: http://www.aa.com
Contact: Jim Faulkner, Corporate Communications of American Airlines,
+1-817-967-1577, mediarelations@aa.com
 
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