American Airlines and American Eagle Airlines Give Customers More Choice When Flying to the Big Apple

    American Eagle Airlines Adds New Nonstop Markets

    NEW YORK, Sept. 4 /CNW/ -- American Airlines continues to grow and
enhance its New York service announcing today that its regional affiliate,
American Eagle, will begin new routes to Montreal, Canada, from LaGuardia
International Airport (LGA) and Pittsburgh from John F. Kennedy International
Airport (JFK) on Dec. 13.
    American Eagle will fly both new routes with Embraer 135 or an Embraer
140 jets, seating between 37 and 44 customers.
    "We have more than an 80-year commitment to serving travelers to and from
New York City," said Chuck Imhof, American's Vice President Passenger Sales --
Greater New York.  "These new flights to Montreal and Pittsburgh give
customers more choices as well as further strengthening our commitment to New
    Montreal is a major metropolitan area and business center with more than
3.6 million residents. It is the second-largest French-speaking city in the
Western world after Paris.

    The schedule for the new Montreal service is as follows (all times

    New York LaGuardia to Montreal Trudeau International Airport (LGA-YUL)

    Flight          Departs             Arrives            Days

     4916            6:45 a.m.           8:10 a.m.          Sunday
     4920            2:10 p.m.           3:40 p.m.          Daily
     4908            6:05 p.m.           7:35 p.m.          Daily

    Montreal Trudeau International Airport to New York LaGuardia (YUL-LGA)

    Flight          Departs             Arrives            Days

     4917            8:45 a.m.           10:15 a.m.         Daily
     4921            4:15 p.m.            5:55 p.m.         Daily
     4907            8:10 p.m.            9:45 p.m.         Saturday
    American Eagle also serves Montreal from JFK with three flights daily.
Together, American Airlines and American Eagle have eight daily flights to
Toronto, and American Eagle has one daily flight to Halifax, Nova Scotia, from
LGA and two from JFK.
    On December 13, American Eagle also begins nonstop service between
Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) and American Airlines new
state-of-the-art terminal at JFK. This flight will permit easy connections
from Pittsburgh to international destinations such as London, Frankfurt,
Paris, as well as Barcelona and Milan beginning Spring 2008. The schedule for
the new Pittsburgh service is as follows (all times local):

    New York JFK to Pittsburgh (JFK-PIT)

    Flight          Departs             Arrives            Days

    4315            4:55 p.m.           6:30 p.m.          Daily

    Pittsburgh to New York JFK (PIT-JFK)

    Flight          Departs             Arrives            Days

     4314            2:50 p.m.           4:15 p.m.          Daily
    American Eagle also serves Pittsburgh from LGA with two flights a day.
    These new routes are part of American's ongoing initiative to become the
clear-cut airline of choice for passengers in the New York market. American's
commitment to New York equates to 248 daily departures from our New York
airports to 61 nonstop destinations, 27 of which are international. And, there
is much more to come.  Already announced and starting Sept. 5, American will
add service from New York LaGuardia to Minneapolis/St. Paul and from JFK to
Las Vegas. That same day American Eagle begins service from LaGuardia to
    In November, American will begin flying nonstop to St. Lucia and St.
Kitts/Nevis from JFK, while American Eagle will add service from LaGuardia to
Flint, Mich. In December, a new flight from JFK to Orlando will be added, as
will seasonal service between LaGuardia and West Palm Beach. American, the
world's largest airline and a founding member of the global oneworld(R)
Alliance, and American Eagle, combine to carry more than 16 million passengers
each year to and from four New York-area airports (John F. Kennedy, LaGuardia,
Newark, and White Plains/Westchester County) on more than 180,000 flights.
    About American Airlines
    American Airlines is the world's largest airline.  American, American
Eagle and the AmericanConnection(R) airlines serve 250 cities in over 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,,
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.  AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, the
AmericanConnection(R) airlines, and AAdvantage are registered
trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. (NYSE:   AMR)

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For further information:

For further information: Ned Raynolds of American Airlines, New York, 
+1-212-863-3758,; or Andrea Huguely of American Eagle, Fort 
Worth, Texas +1-817-967-1577 Web Site:

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