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Travelocity Is First Online Travel Site Directly Linking Its Customers to American Airlines Flight Check-In at

Dec 19, 2003

To further assist customers in dealing with the increase in traffic at the airports this holiday season, Travelocity(R) has partnered with American Airlines to offer its customers direct access to one of American's most popular time saving check-in alternatives -- Flight Check-In at For more than a year, any domestic passenger with an American e-ticket could bypass check-in lines at the airport by going to to check-in and print their boarding pass, from anywhere they can find an Internet connection and printer.

Travelocity is making this check-in alternative even more convenient for its customers purchasing an American Airlines ticket by providing a direct link to Flight Check-In at in Travelocity's BonVoyage email. Customers will also receive additional information on using Flight Check-In at in the BonVoyage email, along with additional helpful information on activities and events personalized for customers' specific travel date and destination. Travelocity customers using Flight Check-In at must also be AAdvantage(R) members traveling in the United States, including Alaska, Hawaii and San Juan, Puerto Rico.

"At Travelocity, we're always looking for ways to help our customers save time and be more efficient, whether it's during the travel purchase or afterwards," said Tracey Weber, vice president of air for Travelocity. "We're excited to work with American to provide direct access to this simple check-in alternative as customers look for more ways to cut wait times at the airport."

With Flight Check-In at, American e-ticket holders will be able to check-in online and print their boarding pass between one and 30 hours prior to their scheduled flight departure. While at, customers can change seating assignments and request certain upgrades. When arriving at the airport, customers can check their bags at American's Curbside Check-in units and head directly to the security entrance with their boarding pass and government-issued photo ID.

For more information on saving time by checking-in online and receiving your boarding pass before you arrive at the airport, visit or .

About Travelocity

Travelocity, a Sabre Holdings(TM) company, pioneered the online travel space and continues to be the most popular travel service on the Web, giving consumers access to hundreds of airlines, thousands of hotels and cruise, last-minute and vacations packages, and best-in-class car rental companies, all backed by 1,000 customer service representatives staffed to provide 24- hour assistance. With 41 million members, Travelocity is the sixth largest travel agency in the United States. It has been recognized worldwide for its leadership in the online travel space, and it operates or powers Web sites in five languages across four continents. Additional information about Travelocity can be found on the Web at .

Sabre Holdings Corporation is a world leader in travel commerce, retailing travel products and providing distribution and technology solutions for the travel industry. More information about Sabre Holdings is available at .

   Travelocity Contact:
   Judy Haveson ( )
   (212) 554-7425
   Mary Kate Smither ( )
   (972) 488-4790

SOURCE: Travelocity

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