Customers To Have More Access To Spain And Portugal Through US Airways' Codeshare Agreement With Atlantic Joint Business Partne

   Customers To Have More Access To Spain And Portugal Through US Airways'
       Codeshare Agreement With Atlantic Joint Business Partner Iberia

PR Newswire

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 11, 2014

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --US Airways, part of American
Airlines Group, today announces the launch of its codeshare agreement with
trans-Atlantic joint business partner Iberia, further enhancing its
relationship with the carrier and providing customers increased access to
major destinations throughout Spain and beyond.

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The codeshare will launch in a phased approach and initially includes all of
the two carriers' trans-Atlantic flights. The US Airways code will be placed
on Iberia flights from Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami and New York (JFK)
to Madrid. Customers traveling with Iberia will now be able to book codeshare
travel on US Airways flights from 18 destinations in Europe to Charlotte and
Philadelphia.

The remaining flights in the codeshare will provide customers increased access
throughout Spain and Portugal by adding 16 destinations beyond Madrid
including Alicante, Bilbao and Malaga. Iberia customers will also have more
options when traveling to destinations throughout the United States via
connecting flights from Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami and New York
(JFK). Customers can expect to have access to all codeshare flights in the
coming weeks.

"Extending our codeshare agreement with Iberia to include US Airways flights
marks another step toward providing more convenient global travel options for
our customers," said Kurt Stache, senior vice president – alliances and
partnerships, American Airlines. "Through the strong relationship with our
joint business partners, we are focused on delivering enhanced benefits for
all of our customers while further strengthening our combined global network."

"This codeshare agreement will provide our customers with more travel options
in the U.S. from our gateways," said Antonio Pimentel, director – alliances,
Iberia. "At the end of the day that is what our joint business agreement for
North Atlantic routes is about: offering our passengers more travel choices
with a consistent service."

As part of this relationship, members of the US Airways Dividend Miles and
Iberia Plus frequent flyer programs are able to earn and redeem miles on
flights operated by the other carrier, providing another valuable benefit to
customers. In addition, customers will be able to earn miles when traveling on
codeshare flights operated by the other airline.

US Airways joined the Atlantic joint business with British Airways, Iberia and
Finnair as an affiliate member earlier this year, and will remain as such
until it fully integrates with American.

About American Airlines Group
American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL) is the holding company for American
Airlines and US Airways. Together with wholly owned and third-party regional
carriers operating as American Eagle and US Airways Express, the airlines
operate an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to 339 destinations in 54
countries from its hubs in Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles,
Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Washington, D.C. The American
Airlines AAdvantage and US Airways Dividend Miles programs allow members to
earn miles for travel, vacation packages, car rentals, hotel stays and
everyday purchases. Members of both programs can redeem miles for tickets as
well as upgrades to First Class and Business Class. In addition, AAdvantage
members can redeem miles for vacation packages, car rentals, hotel stays and
retail products. American is a founding member of the oneworld alliance, whose
members and members-elect serve nearly 1,000 destinations with 14,250 daily
flights to 150 countries. Connect with American on Twitter @AmericanAir and at
Facebook.com/AmericanAirlines and follow US Airways on Twitter @USAirways and
at Facebook.com/USAirways.

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SOURCE American Airlines

Website: http://www.aa.com
Contact: Corporate Communications, 817-967-1577, mediarelations@aa.com
 
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