American Airlines Offers Kansa Fares

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines today is celebrating the launch of nonstop service between the Kansas City International Airport and New York LaGuardia International Airport.

Through Oct. 17, customers can experience American’s exclusive More Room Throughout Coach seating at a great inaugural fare of $89 each way*. Travel is valid through Dec. 18, 2002, and a Saturday night stay is required.

Also, AAdvantage members can earn double miles each time they fly this new route between now and Dec. 31, 2002.  Registration prior to travel is required.  Visit for details.

The company will fly two weekday nonstop round trips, and one nonstop round trip on weekends, using 129-seat Super 80 aircraft featuring American’s exclusive More Room Throughout Coach with two to four extra inches of legroom. From LaGuardia, American offers easy connections to dozens of cities throughout the Northeastern U.S. and Canada.

“This new American Airlines service is a positive step for Kansas City,” said Kansas City, Mo., Mayor Kay Barnes.


“If you had a choice, wouldn’t you rather fly in more comfort at a great price,” added Kenneth Clayton of American Airlines’ Kansas City sales office. “With the addition of this service, American Airlines now serves Kansas City International Airport with 35 weekday departures. Those departures take our Kansas City customers to hundreds of destinations worldwide through our hubs in Dallas/Fort Worth, Chicago O’Hare, and St. Louis, and now through LaGuardia as well.”

For reservations or flight information, customers can visit, call toll-free 800-433-7300 (TDD 800-543-1586), or contact their travel agent.

American Airlines is the world`s largest carrier. American, in concert with American Eagle and the AmericanConnection regional carriers, makes up the American Airlines network. Together, they serve more than 250 cities in 41 countries and territories with approximately 4,400 daily flights. The combined American Airlines network fleet numbers more than 1,100 aircraft. American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld alliance.

*This seven-day advance purchase fare is each way, based on a round trip purchase for Economy Class travel, and is nonrefundable/nontransferable. Seats are limited. Fare may not be available on all flights and is subject to change without notice. Cancellation/change penalties and other restrictions apply. Tickets must be purchased prior to departure or within 24 hours of making reservations, whichever comes first. Travel is valid all days of the week. Fare shown does not include a $3 federal excise tax for each flight segment (one takeoff and one landing). Fare also does not include the Sept. 11 security fee of $2.50 for each enplanement that originates at a U.S. airport, up to a maximum of $5 per one way or $10 per round trip. Up to $18 per roundtrip in local airport charges may be collected in addition to the advertised price. You may change your ticket before departure, if you pay a $100 service charge and meet the restrictions of the new fare. Travel is valid through Dec. 18, and all fares must be ticketed by Oct. 17. The maximum stay is 30 days and a Saturday night stay is required.