American Airlines and Sabre Holdings Issued The Following Joint Statement

FORT WORTH, Texas / SOUTHLAKE, Texas – Sabre and American Airlines announce they have settled their disputes and have renewed their current distribution agreement for multiple years. American has also agreed to negotiate with Sabre for additional technology services in the future. As part of the settlement, American will receive a monetary payment from Sabre. American will continue pursuing its direct connect initiative. Additional information will be announced at a later date. Terms of the settlement and distribution agreements require review and approval by the court presiding over AMR Corporation