October 30, 2008

American Airlines Introduces New Food-For-Sale Sandwiches

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines announced that, beginning this weekend, its economy class travelers will have new afternoon sandwich options to choose from in American's food-for-sale program.

"American Airlines continuously evaluates ways in which we can enhance the travel experience for our customers," said John Tiliacos, American's Managing Director -- Onboard Products. "By consistently refreshing our food-for-sale program, we are able to offer a variety of products and services valued by our loyal customers."

Beginning Saturday, American Airlines customers traveling domestically or to destinations in the Caribbean or Mexico will have the choice of two new sandwich offerings for afternoon snacking:

-- Italian Deli Panini - beef salami and turkey, provolone cheese, lettuce and tomato on panini bread served with a side of Italian herb dressing

-- Roast Beef Ciabatta - roast beef and provolone cheese, lettuce and tomato on ciabatta bread served with a side of horseradish Dijon dressing.

A customer favorite, the Asian chicken wrap -- grilled chicken, romaine lettuce, Napa cabbage, red bell peppers and Mandarin orange slices wrapped in a tortilla -- will remain on the menu. The above items are available for $6 each and will be offered on flights lasting three hours or longer and departing after 10 a.m.

For customers traveling on flights departing before 10 a.m. and lasting three hours or longer, American Airlines will continue to offer its popular bagel sandwich -- a plain bagel with roasted turkey and mild muenster cheese -- and the breakfast croissant -- a croissant layered with turkey, muenster cheese, lettuce and tomato -- both available for $6 each.

American, a founding member of the global oneworld(R) Alliance, accepts American Express(R) Cards and all major credit and debit cards for onboard purchases. Receipts are provided to passengers upon request.

Food-for-sale items may vary on American Eagle and AmericanConnection flights.

About American Airlines

American Airlines, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection(R) airlines serve 250 cities in 40 countries with more than 4,000 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 1,000 aircraft. American's award-winning Web site, 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(R) 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 serve nearly 700 destinations in over 140 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. American Airlines, American Eagle, the AmericanConnection(R) airlines, AA.com, We know why you fly and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc.

                 AmericanAirlines(R) We know why you fly(R)        Current AMR Corp. releases can be accessed on the Internet.                      The address is http://www.aa.com  

American Airlines

CONTACT: Charley Wilson, Corporate Communications of American Airlines,Fort Worth, Texas, +1-817-967-1577, [email protected]

Web site: http://www.aa.com/