FORT WORTH, Texas, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Way, the inflight magazine of American Airlines, completed its 10th annual Road Warrior Contest and the five winners have been named.
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Road Warrior Contest, all challenges that entrants were required to complete to be eligible to win were related to American Airlines. The tasks included writing an essay about the most memorable experience they have had during their many travels on American, naming the top 10 reasons American makes their travel life easier, and describing a typical two-week time period in their lives flying on American (routes, cities visited, miles flown, etc.).
Here are the five contest winners:
- Grand Prize Winner – Neal Gottlieb of San Rafael, Calif., won 1 million American Airlines AAdvantage® bonus miles, a seven-night vacation for two at The St. Regis Princeville Resort on Kauai, Hawaii, from American Airlines Vacations(SM), a one-year Avis® President's Club membership from Avis and a one-week rental of an Avis Cool Car, a one-year American Airlines Admirals Club® membership, and two complimentary American Airlines Five Star Service(SM) greets for up to two individuals traveling together.
- Second Prize Winner – Claire Luna of Aliso Viejo, Calif., won a five-night vacation for two at Nannai Beach Resort in Recife, Brazil, from American Airlines Vacations, 200,000 AAdvantage® bonus miles, a Bose® Lifestyle® V35 home entertainment system, a Bose® Wave® music system, a pair of Bose® QuietComfort® 15 Acoustic Noise Cancelling® headphones, a one-year Avis President's Club membership, three free Avis Rental Reward Days, and a one one-year American Airlines Admirals Club membership.
- Third Prize Winners – Dave Reynolds of Raleigh, N.C., Brian Van Flandern of New York, and Bruce Cacho-Negrete of Glendale, Calif., each won a four-night vacation for two in a Grand Studio Suite at the Grand Solmar Land's End Resort & Spa in Los Cabos, Mexico, from American Airlines Vacations, 100,000 AAdvantage bonus miles, one pair of Bose® QuietComfort® 15 Acoustic Noise Cancelling® headphones, three free Rental Reward Days from Avis, and one American Airlines Five Star Service greet for up to two individuals traveling together.
The March 15 American Way, currently onboard, features all five winners on the cover and throughout the magazine as they explored Miami together. To view scenes and interviews from the photo shoot, visit www.americanwaymag.com/videos.
If you believe you have what it takes to be considered a bona fide "road warrior," but missed your chance this time around, check out American Way magazine or visit www.americanwaymag.com between July 1 and Aug. 31 to enter the 11th Annual American Way Road Warrior Contest.
About American Way Magazine
American Way magazine is published on the 1st and the 15th of each month by Fort Worth-based American Airlines Publishing. The only inflight magazine to be published twice a month, American Way magazine is in seatback pockets on all American Airlines, American Eagle and AmericanConnection® flights. For more information, visit www.americanwaymag.com.
About American Airlines
American Airlines, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® carrier serve 260 airports in more than 50 countries and territories with, on average, more than 3,300 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 900 aircraft. American's award-winning website, 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, 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 and members-elect serve more than 900 destinations with more than 10,000 daily flights to 149 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection, AA.com, and AAdvantage are trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. AMR Corporation common stock trades under the symbol "AAMRQ" on the OTCQB marketplace, operated by OTC Markets Group.
AMR Corporation, and certain of its United States-based subsidiaries, including American Airlines, Inc. and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation, on Nov. 29 filed voluntary petitions for Chapter 11 reorganization in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. More information about the Chapter 11 filing is available on the Internet at http://aa.com/restructuring.
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