AMR Corp Partners With American Red Cross to Support Relief Efforts In Japan

AAdvantage Members Can Donate Via American Airlines to Aid Red Cross

Mar 11, 2011, 17:47 ET from American Airlines

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AMR Corp., the parent company of American Airlines and American Eagle, is joining with the American Red Cross to provide aid to those affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. AAdvantage® members can help by donating to the Red Cross to provide shelter, food and other assistance to earthquake and tsunami victims.

Beginning today, AAdvantage members can receive a one-time award of 250 AAdvantage bonus miles for a minimum donation of $50, or 500 AAdvantage bonus miles for a donation of $100 or more to the American Red Cross Japan and Pacific Tsunami Fund. Please visit for more information.

"Help is urgently needed in Japan. By partnering with the American Red Cross, we can ensure that contributions will support timely efforts to provide much-needed assistance to the millions of people affected by the earthquake and tsunami," said Kurt Stache, American's Vice President – International. "We invite our customers to join us in supporting the American Red Cross. We are relieved and grateful that all of our Japan-based employees are safe and accounted for, but others living in Japan need our help."

Earthquake and Tsunami Affected Flights

As a result of the earthquake and tsunami, all Japan trans-Pacific flights from the U.S. on Friday, March 11, have been cancelled. American Airlines will allow customers to change their travel plans as listed below.

If you are traveling to/from/through:

On the following dates:

And your ticket was issued no later than:

You may begin travel as late as:

Original inventory required?

Tokyo, Japan Haneda (HND)
Tokyo, Japan Narita (NRT)

March 11-18, 2011

March 11, 2011

March 25, 2011


The ticket reissue charge will be waived for one ticket change. To change travel dates or for questions regarding refunds or destination changes, contact your travel agency or American's Reservations personnel at 1-800-433-7300 within the United States or Canada. Japanese-speaking callers, please call 1-800-237-0027 from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. midnight (U.S. Central Time) daily.

If you are calling from outside the United States or Canada, please check our Worldwide Reservations Numbers page. Visit for the latest information on flight changes, including American Airlines flights to Hawaii and the U.S. West Coast.

About American Airlines

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