American Airlines Joins the American Red Cross to Aid Hurricane Sandy Victims
AAdvantage Members Can Donate via American Airlines to Help People Affected by
the Superstorm's Devastation
FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 31, 2012
FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --American Airlines and
American Eagle are partnering with the American Red Cross to aid people
affected by Hurricane Sandy, which recently struck the Mid-Atlantic and
Northeast regions of the United States with heavy rains, damaging winds and
extensive flooding, and leaving millions without electricity and destroying
many homes. Members of the American Airlines AAdvantage® program can support
relief efforts by donating to the American Red Cross to help provide victims
with shelter, food and other assistance.
Through Nov. 30, 2012, AAdvantage members will earn a one-time award of 250
AAdvantage miles for a minimum donation of $50, or 500 AAdvantage miles for a
donation of $100 or more to American Red Cross Disaster Relief.
"With the extensive damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, help is urgently
needed," said Bernie Willett, American's Director – Community Programs. "We
invite our customers to join us in supporting the American Red Cross to
provide much-needed assistance to the victims of this superstorm."
Numerous trained Red Cross disaster workers have mobilized to distribute meals
and relief supplies to those affected by Hurricane Sandy. By donating to
American Red Cross Disaster Relief, American Airlines customers can support
people who have been stricken by the storm as they begin to recover and
For more information or to donate, please visit AA.com/JoinUs.
About the American Red Cross
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to
victims of disasters; supplies more than 40 percent of the nation's blood;
teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and
supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a
not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of
the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit
RedCross.orgor join our blog at http://blog.redcross.org.
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 3,500 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers nearly 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 9,000 daily
flights to 150 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.
Current AMR Corp. news releases can be accessed at http://www.aa.com
SOURCE American Airlines
Contact: Andrea Huguely, Media Relations, +1-817-967-1577,
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