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American Airlines Chosen Best North American Airline for First Class Service by Readers of Business Traveler Magazine

14/12/2010 09:51

FORT WORTH, Texas, (PRNewswire/ -- Avid travel enthusiasts and devoted readers of Business Traveler magazine have once again chosen American Airlines as their preferred airline for First Class travel. This is the third consecutive year American has been presented with this award.

Eight thousand randomly selected Business Traveler subscribers participated in Business Traveler's 2010 Best in Business Travel Survey. Selections for the open-ended survey were submitted and finalized in mid-September and today the results are in – American Airlines has been named "Best North American Airline for First Class Service."

"We know Business Traveler readers represent our best customers – seasoned travelers with high expectations," said Rob Friedman, American's Vice President – Marketing. "This award reflects American's ongoing commitment to enhance the travel experience for our customers, and we are honored to be named best North American Airline for First Class service to destinations in North America and around the world."

Business Traveler recognized winners of its annual Best in Business Travel Awards competition in Los Angeles on Dec. 9. The December/January issue of Business Traveler features American's recognition along with other award winners.

About American Airlines

American Airlines, American Eagle and AmericanConnection® serve 250 cities in 40 countries with, on average, more than 3,400 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 900 aircraft. American's award-winning website,®, 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, 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 approximately 750 destinations in nearly 150 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection,, We know why you fly and AAdvantage are trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. (NYSE: AMR)

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