First Portion of DFW Terminal A Reopens as the Next Generation Airport
Prototype for American's Customers

PR Newswire

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 26, 2013

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 26,2013 /PRNewswire/ --The fresh, new look of
American Airlines is taking off at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.
Today, American and DFW Airport announced the completion of Terminal A – Phase
1 under the Terminal Renewal Improvement Program (TRIP). The Phase I opening
includes gates A8 through A16, including the check-in and entrance area, as
well as the parking structure adjacent to these gates, and is designed to
increase customer convenience and satisfaction by offering a more intuitive
airport experience.



"Today we take another important step forward in our journey to build a more
modern travel experience to better suit the needs of our customers," said
Kevin Cox, American's Vice President – Real Estate. "DFW Terminal A – Phase 1
sets the stage for future next generation airport improvements, and will be a
tremendous model for us to further refine how we integrate our new look and
feel into our airports in the future."

Numerous architectural, systems and engineering renovations have been made to
create a more eco-friendly and aesthetically pleasing airport experience,
while also being more customer-friendly. Some of the terminal enhancements
include incorporating the bright, clean feel of American's fresh new look
announced in January.

Additional features for American Airlines customers include:

  oAn open layout to allow for continuous customer flow
  oPower outlets and work tables at all gates
  oNext-generation kiosks with self-tag capabilities for checked baggage
  oSingle-agent podiums to provide a more personalized experience
  oA separate area for Priority check-in

Customers traveling through DFW Terminal A will also enjoy an expanded
security area with new technology that will soon display wait times in
real-time, as well as increased concession offerings with a variety of healthy
dining options.

In 2011, DFW Airport Iaunched the first major construction phase of its $2.3
billion TRIP, a seven-year renovation of the airport's four original terminals
that opened in 1974. Renovations will take a phased approach for terminals A,
B, C and E.

"Today is a special day for DFW Airport and American Airlines, as we welcome
passengers to our greatly improved Terminal A," said Jeff Fegan, CEO of DFW
Airport. "With new concessions, reimagined passenger flows, updated finishes
and a completely revamped section of Terminal A, DFW Airport is solidifying
its place as one of the world's top airports for customer service, and we
stand ready to meet the needs of our passengers for the next 40 years."

As TRIP moves forward, the American Airlines next generation airport concept
will expand through DFW Terminals A, B and C. Additional upcoming next
generation airports include LaGuardia Airport (LGA) later this year, with
plans for further expansion to additional cities.

For more information on American's next generation airport, and to learn more
about the progress of the new, modern American, visit

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 served by 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.

About DFW International Airport

Located halfway between the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, DFW
International Airport is the world's fourth busiest, offering nearly 1,900
flights per day and serving 58 million passengers a year. DFW provides nonstop
service to 149 domestic and 52 international destinations worldwide. For five
consecutive years, DFW has ranked in the top five for customer service among
large airports worldwide in surveys conducted by Airports Council
International. For the latest news, real-time flight information, parking
availability or further details regarding the many services provided at DFW
International Airport, visit or download the official DFW
Airport mobile app for iOS, Android or BlackBerry devices.

SOURCE American Airlines

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