American Airlines Reconnecting Family

FORT WORTH, Texas - More than 200,000 families will get together for family reunions this year. If yours is one of them, American Airlines is offering great discounts, a chance to win free travel and hotel rooms, and your own personal reunion planner.
“August is National Family Reunion Month, so we`re making it easier than ever for families to find discounts, destination information, travel tips - we`ve even thrown in great summer recipes - at our Web site,” said Dan Garton, American’s executive vice president - Marketing.
One family will win “The Ultimate Family Reunion” sweepstakes by registering at for a chance to win up to 20 round-trip tickets on American Airlines and American Eagle to any destination in the contiguous 48 United States. The winner will also receive 10 free hotel rooms and a catered meal for the entire family.

The Web site also includes information on reunion group discounts and special offers on the nation`s largest airline. Families will also find helpful links to create their own family reunion Web site, create and send reunion invitations through, T-shirt design ideas and travel and destination tips.

The winner will be randomly selected and notified on or about Oct. 10, 2003. Travel must be completed by Oct. 31, 2004. No purchase or booking is necessary to enter the sweepstakes. The contest ends Sept. 30, 2003. Awards may be redeemed through Oct. 31, 2004.

The award-winning American Airlines Web site,, is the best place for customers to do business online with American. Because the site is designed to meet individual travel needs, customers who log in with an AAdvantage® Travel Awards Program number and password receive personalized news, information and specials, including Net SAAver & Special OffersSM, AAdvantage bonus offers and discounted vacation packages. In addition, the site offers customers the ability to check in for flights, print boarding passes, manage AAdvantage accounts, book award travel and sign up for proactive flight-status notification by voice or text message. is recognized as one of the largest e-commerce sites on the Internet (Media Metrix) was recently named one of Yahoo! Internet Life’s “10 Most Popular Travel Sites,” and received an “Outstanding Web Site” WebAward from the Web Marketing Association.