American Airlines 25th Anniversary of AAdvantage program

June 2, 2006

American Airlines continues celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the AAdvantage(R) program byteaming with Citi(R) for a special one-day offer. For today only,
AAdvantage members who apply and receive a new Citi(R) Platinum Select(R) /
AAdvantage(R) MasterCard(R) or CitiBusiness(R) / AAdvantage(R)
MasterCard(R) card will earn:
     * 25,000 AAdvantage bonus miles after making purchases totaling
       $250 or more
     * No annual fee for the first year
     * A free companion certificate valid for travel on American Airlines
       throughout the continental U.S.
    The offer is only valid for approved applications submitted today, May
18, 2006.
    The offer is part of the "25 Deals in 25 Days" celebration that marks
the anniversary of the world's first frequent flyer loyalty program
established by American Airlines in May 1981.
    "Citi is a proud partner of American Airlines," said Barney Briggs,
Senior Vice President, Citi Cards. "We look forward to much continued
success as we seek new and even more innovative ways to deliver exceptional
customer value to American's world-class AAdvantage program."
    "With the 25 Deals in 25 Days promotion, there is something for
everyone," said Kurt Stache, American's President of AAdvantage Marketing
Programs. "We have been working with Citibank for nearly twenty years, so
it's fitting that Citibank is participating in our anniversary celebration
and we're proud to have worked with them for as long as we have."
    25 Deals in 25 Days
    In addition to the Citi(R) / AAdvantage(R) card offer, American
Airlines has launched the first 17 "deals" in the 25th Anniversary
Celebration. With the "25 Deals in 25 Days" campaign, American Airlines, a
founding member of the global oneworld alliance, will feature a new offer
every day -- including bonus miles, sweepstakes and discounts. Below are
the daily deals that have been featured at
since the celebration started May 1; many are still available through the
end of May.
     May 1   Receive a 25 percent discount on select MileSAAver(SM) awards
             between the United States and Mexico, the Caribbean, Hawaii or
             within the Continental U.S. and Canada.  Must book and ticket
             May 1-31, 2006, and travel Aug. 22-Nov. 8, 2006.

May 2   Earn 2,500 bonus miles for each American Airlines AAdvantage
             Cruise(TM) booked May 2-31, 2006.  Enter a sweepstakes in which
             25 lucky winners will get a three-night Royal Caribbean cruise
             for two for the cost of just $25.  (There is no purchase required
             to enter the sweepstakes.)  Register for the sweepstakes
             May 2-31, 2006.
    May 3 Get a new Citi(R) Platinum Select(R) / AAdvantage MasterCard(R)
             or CitiBusiness(R) / AAdvantage(R) MasterCard(R) and earn 25,000
             AAdvantage bonus miles after using the card for purchases
             totaling $250 or more.
    May 4 Earn a mileage bonus and up to 25 percent off rate for qualifying
             rentals of three days or more including a Saturday night, from
             Avis.  Mileage bonus is 250 miles for every year a customer has
             been an AAdvantage member.  Members must make reservations
             May 4-31, 2006, and rent by December 31, 2006.
    May 5 oneworld(R) is offering a chance to win two First Class around
             the-world tickets, valid for travel on the eight existing
             oneworld airlines.  Members must register May 5-31, 2006.

May 6   Earn a 60,000-mile bonus for the purchase of a Lincoln Zephyr
             May 6-31, 2006.

May 7   Members who apply for a CitiMortgage loan May 1-31, 2006, and
             close by December 31, 2006, can earn the base offer of 1,000
             AAdvantage miles per $10,000 in mortgage plus a 25,000-mile
    May 8 Marriott Vacation Club International is offering 7,500 AAdvantage
             miles plus a $100 certificate toward a Hertz car rental for
             members who purchase a six-day / five-night stay at Marriott's
             (Hawaii) Ko Olina Beach Club resort for $699.  This offer is
             valid for purchases made May 8-31, 2006.  Travel must occur
             within 15 months of purchase.
     May 9   AAdvantage eShopping(SM) offered a one-day AAdvantage mileage
             bonus based on total spending.  However, members can continue
             earning miles for every dollar spent at the AAdvantage eShopping
             mall at .
    May 10 AAdvantage teamed with National Car Rental to give away a 2007
             Pontiac G6 as well as up to 1,250 AAdvantage bonus miles for all
             AAdvantage members who book a car rental with National at
    .  The car rental must be completed
             by July 31, 2006.
    May 11 Purchase a Wave(R) Music System from Bose(R) May 11 - 18, 2006
             and earn 2,500 bonus miles.  Also, enter sweepstakes to win a
             Lifestyle(R) Home Entertainment System through May 31, 2006.
    May 12 Earn 25 miles per dollar spent on purchases from FTD.COM
             May 12 - 31, 2006.
    May 13 Earn 2,500 bonus miles on Intercontinental(R) Hotels Group stays
             booked May 13 - June 11, 2006 and completed by Aug. 31, 2006.
    May 14 Members received a 5-10% discount on AA Vacations packages
             purchased on May 14, 2006. Members can also enter to win vacation
             packages to Scottsdale, AZ or Bermuda. Must register for
             sweepstakes May 14 - 31, 2006.
    May 15 Earn double the base miles flown on all flights booked May
             2006.  Must register on prior to travel, and complete
             travel by Nov. 15, 2006.

May 16  First 250 members to purchase on will earn 2,500
             bonus miles plus 1 point for every $1 spent.  Customers will also
             be entered to win a "weekend of tickets" in New York City (total
             of six tickets) plus $1,500 credit for accommodations and 50,000
             AAdvantage miles for travel.  There is no purchase required to
             enter the sweepstakes.  AAdvantage members can register for the
             sweepstakes May 1-31, 2006.
    May 17 Buy an Admirals Club one-day pass on May 17, 2006, and receive a
             second one-day pass free.  There is also a sweepstakes in which
             25 lucky winners will win a one-year Admirals Club membership.
             There is no purchase required to enter the sweepstakes.
             AAdvantage members can register for the sweepstakes
             May 17-31, 2006.
    The "25 Deals in 25 Days" celebration continues through May 25, 2006,
with a new offer featured every day from the AAdvantage program and its
participants. To learn about each new offer, log on daily to .
    About The AAdvantage Travel Awards Program
    Throughout 2006, American Airlines is celebrating the 25th anniversary
of the AAdvantage(R) program -- the world's first frequent flyer program.
The program launched in 1981, and is now the largest travel awards program
with more than 50 million members. Members can earn miles with more than
1,000 participating companies, including airlines, hotels, car rental
companies, financial-service providers and retailers. Members can also earn
miles with one of more than 60 affinity card products in 41 markets around
the globe. In 2005, members redeemed approximately 145 billion miles to
claim in excess of 4.5 million awards to over 800 AAdvantage award
destinations worldwide. For more information and a listing of AAdvantage
program participating companies, visit .
    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 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(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 more than 600 destinations in over 135
countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle
Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation (NYSE: AMR).
AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection,, AAdvantage,
AAdvantage Cruise, AAdvantage eShopping and MileSAAver are marks of
American Airlines, Inc.
                 American Airlines(R) We know why you fly(SM)

Current AMR Corp. releases can be accessed on the Internet.
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