American Airlines Applies For Additional Service To Brazil

          American Airlines Applies For Additional Service To Brazil

American to Expand New Service to Brazil by Adding New Routes from Los Angeles
and Chicago Hubs

PR Newswire

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 28, 2013

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --American Airlines today filed
an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation for the right to fly
additional United States – Brazil frequencies beginning in 2013 and 2014.
American will use these frequencies to add one new daily round trip service
from its Los Angeles and Chicago hubs to Sao Paulo, expanding the airline's
Latin American network footprint to provide even greater choices to its


Pending government approvals, American proposes to begin new service between
Los Angeles and Sao Paulo in late 2013 and Chicago O'Hare and Sao Paulo in
late 2014.

"American is committed to expanding its presence throughout Brazil to match
customer demand in this extremely important and growing market," said Chuck
Schubert, American's Vice President – Network Planning. "With these
additional frequencies, we will offer more options to travel between Brazil
and the United States enabling our customers to connect through our growing
global network."

American currently serves Brazil from Miami to Belo Horizonte, Brasilia,
Manaus, Recife, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador and Sao Paulo; from New York Kennedy
to Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo; and from Dallas/Fort Worth to Rio de Janeiro
and Sao Paulo.

American offers more than 800 weekly flights to 49 cities throughout Latin
America, including Mexico, Central and South America.

About American Airlines
American Airlines focuses on providing an exceptional travel experience across
the globe, serving more than 260 airports in more than 50 countries and
territories. American's fleet of nearly 900 aircraft fly more than 3,500 daily
flights worldwide from hubs in Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami
and New York. American flies to nearly 100 international locations including
important markets such as London, Madrid, Sao Paulo and Tokyo. With more than
500 new planes scheduled to join the fleet, including continued deliveries of
the Boeing 737 family of aircraft and new additions such as the Boeing
777-300ER and the Airbus A320 family of aircraft, American is building toward
the youngest and most modern fleet among major U.S. carriers. American's
website,^®, provides customers with easy access to check and book
fares, and personalized news, information and travel offers. American's
AAdvantage^® program, one of the most popular frequent flyer programs in the
world, lets members redeem miles for flights to almost 950 destinations
worldwide, as well as flight upgrades, vacation packages, car rentals, hotel
stays and other retail products. The airline also offers nearly 40 Admirals
Club^® locations worldwide providing comfort, convenience, and an environment
with a full range of services making it easy for customers to stay productive
without interruption. American is a founding member of the oneworld^®
alliance, which brings together some of the best and biggest airlines in the
world, including global brands like British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Iberia
Airlines, Japan Airlines, LAN and Qantas. Together, its members serve more
than 840 destinations with some 9,000 daily flights to nearly 160 countries
and territories. Connect with American on Twitter @AmericanAir or American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle
Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AMR Corporation common
stock trades under the symbol "AAMRQ" on the OTCQB marketplace, operated by
OTC Markets Group.

SOURCE American Airlines

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