American Airlines, American Eagle and AmericanConnection Bring Back 5@5 Happy Hour

American Offers Happy Hour as a Fun Start to Summer Travel Season

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Customers can add a shot of fun to their travel next month onboard American Airlines, American Eagle and AmericanConnection. Customers traveling on select flights are invited to enjoy cocktails, wine, beer and special Margaritaville® margaritas at a discounted price of $5 during the month of May.

"The 5@5 Happy Hour is back by popular demand – our customers loved the offering last December so much that we decided to bring it back through May to add a little fun to the beginning of the summer travel season," said Rob Friedman, American's Vice President – Marketing. "Our customers' loyalty is a top priority, and the happy hour is a small token of our appreciation for choosing American."

Through May, the 5@5 Happy Hour will be available onboard domestic, Canada, Caribbean and Mexico flights scheduled to depart between 5 p.m. and 5:59 p.m. Customers will enjoy a savings of $1 on beer and $2 on liquor and wine on select flights. Margaritaville® margaritas will also be offered all month onboard select flights for $5 in celebration of Cinco de Mayo. Happy hour prices will be offered for the duration of the flight, in addition to the complimentary non-alcoholic beverages American serves onboard.

For customers who wish to purchase food onboard, a choice of snack items is available in the Economy Class cabin on select American Airlines flights. Snack items available for purchase inflight vary, but may include a fruit and nut blend; cheese and cracker snack tray; Lay's Stax® Potato Crisps; or a MegaBite Cookie. On flights three hours or longer, fresh meal options may include a breakfast café croissant sandwich; breakfast café snack tray; and Boston Market sandwiches and salads. Food items for sale will vary on American Eagle and AmericanConnection flights. Customers can view all food for sale options offered inflight by visiting

Sales onboard American Airlines, a founding member of the global oneworld® Alliance are cashless and American accepts major credit or debit cards. American Eagle and AmericanConnection accept cash only for inflight purchases.

About American Airlines

American Airlines, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® carrier serve 250 cities in 50 countries with, on average, more than 3,600 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 900 destinations with more than 9,000 daily flights to 145 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AmerictanAirlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection,, and AAdvantage are trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. (NYSE: AMR).

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