Stuff Your Stockings With AAdvantage Miles

12th Dec 2003

Looking to reward yourself for smart holiday spending? Look no further
than American Airlines award-winning Web site Now through Dec. 31,
2003, American Airlines is offering AAdvantage(R) members a holiday gift
of up to 5,000 bonus AAdvantage miles when they purchase round-trip
tickets at using a valid MasterCard(R) card.

When AAdvantage members purchase round-trip tickets using a valid
MasterCard card for an American Airlines, American Eagle or
AmericanConnection flight, they will be awarded 2,500 bonus AAdvantage
Miles. In addition, American will award travelers with another 1,500
AAdvantage Miles when using a valid Citi(R)/AAdvantage(R) MasterCard(R)
card to purchase the round-trip ticket at

Since giving is in the spirit of the holiday season, American will also
award AAdvantage members a bonus of 1,000 AAdvantage miles each time they
purchase a round-trip ticket online at using a valid MasterCard

“Our partners—Mastercard and Citibank—help us reward our members
with bonus miles, which makes their overall travel experience with
American Airlines even more valuable,” says Jeff Zidell, vice
president-AAdvantage Marketing Programs. “American already offers
travelers the industry`s best frequent flyer loyalty program, and now
5,000 AAdvantage bonus miles make traveling with us even more exciting.”

“Whether visiting friends and family during the holidays or planning a
last minute trip before year`s end, our AAdvantage Miles promotion with
American Airlines offers an exclusive value to MasterCard cardholders
seeking extra mileage for their next trip,” said Elizabeth Ward, group
vice president of travel and entertainment industries at MasterCard
Get more for your dollar this holiday. Pre-register at
to receive bonus miles today.


Terms and Conditions
You will find more room on all of our more than five hundred 777, 767,
737, MD80 and F100 aircraft; not available on A300, 757 or American Eagle.
AAdvantage MasterCard bonus mile offer is valid for travel on purchased,
published fares on American Airlines, American Eagle or AmericanConnection
booked on between 12/7/03 and 12/31/03 and flown between 1/1/04 and
3/31/04. Registration prior to midnight, Dec. 31, 2003, is required. Bonus
miles will be credited to the account of the person traveling within 6-8
weeks after flight activity and accompanying MasterCard purchase
transaction is posted to the traveler`s AAdvantage account. Separate 1,000 mile booking bonus offer is valid for each round-trip on
American Airlines, American Eagle or AmericanConnection booked and
purchased on Promotion is valid for customers booking on
from within the 50 States, USVI and Puerto Rico. Bonus miles apply to the
person traveling and do not count toward elite status qualification. The
maximum number of AAdvantage miles you can earn is 60,000 miles per year
with the Citi(R) / AAdvantage(R) Card and the Citi(R) Gold / AAdvantage(R)
World MasterCard(R) and 100,000 miles per year with the Citi(R) Gold /
AAdvantage(R) Card and Citi(R) Platinum Select(R) /AAdvantage(R) World
MasterCard(R) (purchases recorded on your Jan.-Dec. billing statements).
AAdvantage Executive Platinum(R), AAdvantage Platinum(R) and AAdvantage
Gold(R) members are excluded from these limits. American reserves the
right to change or discontinue bonus offers at any time. American
Airlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection, AAdvantage, AAdvantage
Dial-In, AAdvantage Executive Platinum, AAdvantage Platinum, AAdvantage
Gold and are marks of American Airlines, Inc. American Eagle and
AmericanConnection are American`s regional airline associates.
AmericanConnection service is operated by Trans States Airlines, Inc.
Chautauqua Airlines, Inc. or Corporate Airlines, Inc., each of which
operates as an independent contractor. American Airlines reserves the
right to change the AAdvantage program at any time without notice and to
end the AAdvantage program with 6 months notice. For complete details
about the AAdvantage program, visit 2003 American Airlines, Inc.
Citi, Citibank and Citi with Arc Design are registered service marks of
Citicorp. MasterCard(R) is a registered trade mark of MasterCard
International Incorporated.
About MasterCard International
MasterCard International is a leading global payments solutions company
that provides a broad variety of innovative services in support of our
global members` credit, deposit access, electronic cash,
business-to-business and related payment programs. MasterCard
International manages a family of well- known, widely accepted payment
card brands including MasterCard(R), Maestro(R) and Cirrus(R) and serves
financial institutions, consumers and businesses in over 210 countries and
territories. The MasterCard award-winning Priceless(R) advertising
campaign is now seen in 98 countries and in 46 languages, giving the
MasterCard brand a truly global reach and scope. For more information go
to .
About the AAdvantage Travel Awards Program
The American Airlines AAdvantage Travel Awards program—the first and
largest of its kind—began in 1981 with 283,000 members and has grown to
more than 45 million members worldwide. The AAdvantage program has more
U.S. fliers than any other frequent traveler program, and it provides more
opportunities to redeem miles than any other program. In addition to
travel, members can earn miles for everything from breakfast cereal to
flowers, financial services, credit card purchases and more. For
additional information visit .

About American Airlines
American Airlines is the world`s largest carrier. American, American Eagle
and the AmericanConnection regional carriers serve more than 250 cities in
over 40 countries with more than 3,900 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 Alliance.
Citigroup , the preeminent global financial services company with some 200
million customer accounts in more than 100 countries, provides consumers,
corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial
products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate
and investment banking, insurance, securities brokerage, and asset
management. Major brand names under Citigroup`s trademark red umbrella
include Citibank, CitiFinancial, Primerica, Smith Barney, Banamex, and
Travelers Life and Annuity. Additional information may be found at: .



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