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American Airlines Named Official Airline of ISA World Masters Surfing Championship In Nicaragua

June 26, 2012

MIAMI, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — American Airlines, a founding member of the oneworld® alliance, has been named the official airline partner of the 2012 International Surfing Association’s World Masters Surfing Championship, which will be held in Nicaragua from July 14-22. The event, held at Playa Colorado in the town of Tola, Nicaragua, is the premier surfing competition in the world, attracting surfing enthusiasts from around the globe.

As an official sponsor, American Airlines is offering an exclusive discount of 10 percent off any published AA airfare to Nicaragua for this special event. The discount applies to fares to Nicaragua booked on AA.com from now through June 30, 2012, for travel between July 8 and July 30, 2012. To receive the discount, enter promo code 3972DU in the “promotion code” box at the end of Step 3 of the reservation process on AA.com.

“American Airlines is a global company, connecting people from many different cultures and communities,” said Peter Vittori, American’s Managing Director – Passenger Sales for Mexico, the Caribbean and Latin America. “This event helps to connect surfers and surfing fans throughout the world and we are pleased to welcome them to Nicaragua by offering them our special discount.”

In addition to the special discount, American will be present on site at the competition assisting the attendees with any travel needs.

American Airlines is proud to partner with the Nicaraguan Tourism Board to help promote tourism to the country. American has served Nicaragua since 1990. Currently, American offers three daily flights between Managua’s Augusto C. Sandino International Airport (MGA) and Miami International Airport (MIA). From Miami, customers can connect to more than 113 destinations on more than 300 daily flights. To book your next trip to Nicaragua, visit www.AA.com.

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 more than 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.

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