AA.com Selected as World`s Leading Airline Site

PRNewswire NEW YORK Oct. 20 :

The American Airlines Web site, AA.com, was recognized as World`s Leading
Airline Internet Site last week at the 10th annual World Travel Awards.
Additionally, American was chosen as North America`s Leading Airline and
won the World`s Leading Economy Class award.

“We`re excited about this win,” said Dan Garton, American`s executive vice
president - Marketing. “With AA.com, American provides the convenient,
easy- to-use, timesaving technology customers want, and it`s an honor to
be recognized by the travel industry for this.”

For 10 years, the World Travel Awards have honored excellence in the
travel and tourism industry. Tens of thousands of travel professionals in
more than 200 countries cast their votes on the award Web site for their
favorites in all areas of the industry, with most leading travel Internet
sites offering additional online voting facilities.

The 2003 awards ceremony was held in New York. For more info visit
http://www.worldtravelawards.com/ .


American Airlines is the world`s largest carrier. American, American Eagle
and the AmericanConnection(R) regional carriers serve nearly 275 cities in
50 countries and territories with approximately 4,300 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 Alliance.

The award-winning American Airlines Web site, http://www.aa.com/, 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 Award(SM) program number and password receive
personalized news, information and specials, including Net SAAver &
Special Offers(R) information, AAdvantage(R) bonus offers and discounted
vacation packages. In addition, the site offers 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. AA.com has been selected as World`s Leading Airline Internet
Site (World Travel Awards), is recognized as one of the largest e-commerce
sites on the Internet (Media Metrix), was named one of Yahoo! Internet
Life`s 10 Most Popular Travel Sites, received Outstanding Web Site and
Standard of Excellence WebAwards from the Web Marketing Association and
recently won a Gold iNova award.