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American Airlines 'Miles for the Cure' Campaign Raises More Than $600,000 for Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R)
Date:6/26/2008

Over 6,500 AAdvantage(R) Members Donate Funds, Earn Miles - and the

Campaign Continues

DALLAS, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R), the world's largest breast cancer organization, has received more than $600,000 in donations from American Airlines' "Miles for the Cure" campaign. Through "Miles for the Cure," a special fundraising campaign created by American Airlines, members of its AAdvantage(R) Travel Awards program earned five miles for each dollar contributed to Susan G. Komen for the Cure with a minimum $25 donation.

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More than 6,500 AAdvantage members participated in the campaign, which ran April 16 through May 31. Donations were made online by visiting http://www.AA.com/komen.

"The campaign's results speak volumes about the generosity and caring of American's AAdvantage members and their willingness to help Susan G. Komen for the Cure make a difference in the lives of so many people," said Katrina McGhee, vice president of marketing, Susan G. Komen for the Cure. "A woman dies from breast cancer every 75 seconds worldwide. We could not fulfill our promise to end breast cancer forever without the help of dedicated corporate partners like American Airlines that help us spread our message globally and fund vital research to help fight this disease."

Based on the tremendous success of the program, American Airlines announced that it will continue "Miles for the Cure" until $1 million is raised for Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

"Sincere thanks to our AAdvantage members, who have given so generously to this campaign in the fight against breast cancer," said Roger Frizzell, American's Vice President-Corporate Communications and Advertising. "American Airlines has long been a
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