American Airlines, Vail and Beaver Creek Join to Offer the Chance to Win an Amazing Ski Vacation

14 November 2011
Grand Prize Winner to Receive Seven-Night Trip to Vail and Beaver Creek, Colo.
FORT WORTH, Texas – American Airlines and Vail and Beaver Creek, Colo. today announced they are offering an opportunity to win one of six amazing ski trips. The promotion highlights the skiing and family activities offered in Vail and Beaver Creek, as well as the extensive service operated by American and American Eagle to the area through Eagle County Airport (EGE). The sweepstakes will run from Nov. 14 to Dec. 12, 2011, and offers the following prizes:
·         One Grand Prize featuring a seven-night trip for four people to Vail and Beaver Creek, which includes 200,000 AAdvantage® miles, luxury accommodations, ski rentals, lift tickets, ground transportation to and from Eagle County Airport, and more.
·         Five First Prizes featuring a four-night trip for two people to Vail and Beaver Creek, which includes 100,000 AAdvantage miles, luxury accommodations, ski rentals, lift tickets, and ground transportation to and from Eagle County Airport.

To register, simply visit and fill out the online registration form to receive an entry. Participants can earn one additional entry by purchasing a ticket on to Eagle County Airport by Dec. 12, 2011. Participants can also earn up to four additional entries by sharing the sweepstakes with friends and family via email.

“American offers great service to eight destinations in Colorado, including Vail and Beaver Creek. When customers book on, they get our lowest price guarantee and the opportunity to earn AAdvantage miles on everything they purchase,” said Richard Elieson, American’s Managing Director – Interactive Marketing. “With the holidays approaching, we’re excited to give our customers the chance to win a fantastic ski vacation.”
American and American Eagle offer convenient service to Vail and Beaver Creek with nonstop flights from Chicago (ORD), Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW), Los Angeles (LAX), Miami (MIA), and New York (LGA and JFK). For more information about American’s lowest price guarantee to Vail and Beaver Creek and beyond, visit
About American Airlines
American Airlines, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® carrier serve 260 airports in more than 50 countries and territories with, on average, more than 3,400 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 and members-elect serve more than 900 destinations with more than 10,000 daily flights to 149 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection,, and AAdvantage are trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. (NYSE: AMR).
Media Contact:                                                     
Stacey Frantz
Corporate Communications
Fort Worth, Texas

About Vail Resorts
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resort properties of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone mountain resorts in Colorado, and the Heavenly Ski Resort and Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada, and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort property and hotel company, manages casually elegant properties across the United States and in the Caribbean. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is and consumer website is

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