Fidelity Investments and American Announce New AAdvantage Program Agreement

American Airlines AAdvantage Members Who Open a New Fidelity Brokerage

Account Can Now Earn Miles Toward Award Travel

Sep 14, 2006, 01:00 ET from American Airlines from ,Fidelity Investments

    FORT WORTH, Texas and BOSTON, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
 American Airlines and Fidelity Investments today announced Fidelity's
 participation in the AAdvantage(R) program. AAdvantage program members will
 be able to earn thousands of miles toward award(1) travel when they become
 a new customer and open a brokerage account at Fidelity(2).
     "We strive to provide valuable offerings that benefit AAdvantage
 members," said Kurt Stache, President of American's AAdvantage Program. "We
 are pleased to work with Fidelity Investments, and this new offering
 further enhances what is already the industry's largest travel rewards
     By becoming a new Fidelity customer and opening a first brokerage
 account, AAdvantage members can earn the following miles:
      *  5,000 miles for a deposit of $2,500 - $9,999
      *  15,000 miles for $10,000 - $49,999, and
      *  25,000 miles for deposits of $50,000 or more
     "We see a great synergy between American's customers, who lead active
 lives, and our own customer base," said Claire Huang, Executive Vice
 President of Marketing at Fidelity Investments. "Through this alliance,
 AAdvantage members now have the opportunity to earn additional AAdvantage
 miles, while also receiving Fidelity's comprehensive financial guidance and
 retirement planning, product and service offerings."
     This agreement is the latest in a series of major agreements of this
 type for Fidelity. The company recently announced a new agreement with
 Amazon Services, an, Inc. company, which includes premier
 sponsorship of leading online retailer Amazon's first financial services
 "store," as well as advertising throughout the site.
     The new arrangement will be promoted through the AAdvantage program,
 on- board American Airlines flights, through direct mail and online
 channels. To obtain more information, log on to or call 800-882-8880.
     About Fidelity Investments
     Fidelity Investments is one of the world's largest providers of
 financial services, with custodied assets of more than $2.6 trillion,
 including managed assets of $1.3 trillion as of July 31, 2006. Fidelity
 offers investment management, retirement planning, brokerage, and human
 resources and benefits outsourcing services to more than 22 million
 individuals and institutions as well as through 5,500 financial
 intermediary firms. The firm is the largest mutual fund company in the
 United States, the No. 1 provider of workplace retirement savings plans,
 one of the largest mutual fund supermarkets and a leading online brokerage
 firm. For more information about Fidelity Investments, visit .
     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 4,000 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, and AAdvantage
 are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc.
   Fidelity Investments and American Airlines/AAdvantage are not affiliated.
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          Current AMR Corp. releases can be accessed on the Internet.
                        The address is
              Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC, Member NYSE, SIPC,
                       100 Summer Street, Boston MA 02110
      1 Passengers are responsible for all taxes, fees and charges related to
        award travel.
      2 Offer available only to new Fidelity brokerage customers.

SOURCE American Airlines; Fidelity Investments