American Airlines Introduces New Travel Options Offering Customers More
New AA.com Booking Experience Displays Round-Trip Fare Choices and New
Combinations of Most Valued Products
FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 12, 2012
FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec.12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Today American Airlines
introduces its customers to a new booking experience on AA.com that displays
additional travel options that provide better flexibility, value and
convenience. Customers can select from new options that include a competitive,
round-trip fare, as well as more ways to add new combinations of products and
services they value most.
The new AA.com booking path displays round-trip pricing and the ability to
quickly see fare choices that include additional features, such as no change
fee, one checked bag, priority boarding, standby flexibility, earning more
American Airlines AAdvantage^® miles, or other benefits. These new choices,
initially offered for travel in the 48 contiguous United States, also enable
AAdvantage elite status members to receive new features that go above and
beyond their current elite benefits.
"These travel options are another example of how we're building toward a new,
innovative and more modern airline," said Rob Friedman, American's Vice
President – Marketing. "With our renewed customer focus, we've designed these
choices around what our customers tell us will make their travel most
enjoyable – more flexibility and benefits that give them the most ease and
American's round-trip travel options now include:
oChoice: The lowest fare available in the Main Cabin that gives customers
the flexibility to purchase additional products a la carte.
oChoice Essential: No change fee, onechecked bag (orthird checked bag for
AAdvantage elite and oneworld^® elite members) and Group 1 Boarding for
an additional $68 round-trip.
oChoice Plus: No change fee, one checked bag (or third checked bag for
AAdvantage elite and oneworld elite customers), Group 1 Boarding, 50
percent AAdvantage mileage bonus, Same-Day Flight Change, Same-Day
Standby, and a premium beverage, such as an alcoholic beverage onboard for
an additional $88 round-trip.
oFully Flexible: Refundable fare, two checked bags, Main Cabin
Extra/Preferred Seats, PriorityAAccess, Same-Day Flight Change, Same-Day
Standby, and 500-Mile Upgrade eligibility (upgrades available after
AAdvantage elite status members have been confirmed).
oBusiness/First: The lowest Business Class or First Class fare, including
Instant Upgrade fares, is visible on the Lowest Fare tab. Customers
booking Business and First Class fares will receive all the benefits they
have come to appreciate, including priority baggage handling, up to
threechecked bags and PriorityAAccess.
Booking any of these new fares is simple, and as easy as a few quick clicks:
oSelect your desired flights on the new AA.com booking interface, designed
to easily guide you through the process.
oBrowse the available fares and new options and choose the combination that
best suits your travel needs.
To watch a video demonstration of the new and improved AA.com booking
experience and learn more about American's new travel options, visit
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: Stacey Frantz, Media Relations, Fort Worth, Texas, +1-817-967-1577,
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