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Over The River And Through The Woods, American Airlines Offers Customers Shorter Flights For Fewer AAdvantage Miles


Customers Can Book Short-Hop Flights For Fewer AAdvantage Miles

FORT WORTH, Texas – American Airlines is once again offering frequent fliers the opportunity to travel for up to 40% fewer AAdvantage ® miles when booking their next award. The Short-Hop MileSAAver sm awards enable AAdvantage members to fly round-trip on nonstop routes under 750 air miles one way within the continental United States and Canada for a reduced number of AAdvantage miles when booking award travel on the ® Web site.

* Economy Class round-trip awards are available for just 15,000 miles, a 10,000-mile savings.
* First or Business Class round-trip awards are available for only 30,000 miles, a savings of 15,000 miles.
* Short-hop MileSAAver awards are available for travel from Sept. 1, 2006, through Feb. 28, 2007.
* Awards are valid for nonstop short hop flights operated by American Airlines, American Eagle or AmericanConnection ® airlines.

“As the world’s largest travel rewards program, we consistently look for opportunities to offer flexibility and value to our AAdvantage members,“ said Kurt Stache, President-American Airlines AAdvantage Marketing Programs. “Based on overwhelming response to our most recent short-hop award offer, we are pleased to bring back this exciting promotion for the fall/winter travel season.”

AAdvantage members can check award availability using the AAdvantage HotSpots sm calendar on The green color indicates the best opportunity for MileSAAver award availability.

Sample short hop markets include popular city pairs such as: Dallas Love Field – St. Louis, Dallas/Fort Worth-Denver, Chicago-Atlanta, Chicago-Toronto, Miami-Raleigh/Durham, Los Angeles-San Francisco and Boston-Washington Reagan. For more information on short-hop markets visit, or go to to book your award.

Terms & Conditions

Award inventory is subject to seat availability and capacity controls. Seats for award travel may not be available on all flights. The short-hop award is valid for round-trip travel only on non-stop flights less than 750 air miles one way, which are marketed and operated by American Airlines, American Eagle or AmericanConnection carriers in the continental U.S. and Canada. Open jaws are not allowed for this award. Travel on short-hop awards must be completed by February 28, 2007. Visit for complete details, terms and conditions regarding award travel. Short-hop awards must be booked on

About American Airlines

American Airlines is the world’s largest airline. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection ® airlines serve 250 cities in over 40 countries with more than 3,900 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 ® 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. AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, the AmericanConnection ® airlines, and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. (NYSE: AMR)

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