American Airlines has announced a sweepstakes to celebrate the new Paramount Pictures film "Up in the Air" by Oscar-nominated director Jason Reitman and starring Oscar winner George Clooney.
The film tells the story of a business traveler whose cherished life on the road is threatened just as he is on the cusp of reaching 10 million frequent-flyer miles and after he's met the frequent-traveler woman of his dreams.
"American and our people are proud and excited to be part of a film that examines the life of a road warrior, while showcasing the commitment we make as an airline to our busy, frequent travelers," said Roger Frizzell, Vice President - Advertising and Corporate Communications at American Airlines. "Working with talented director Jason Reitman and his incredible cast was an opportunity we could not pass up. We hope our customers enjoy watching the movie as much as we enjoyed being involved during its production."
To further its association with the movie, American has introduced a new sweepstakes, "A Year in the Air."
The sweepstakes offers a chance to win the following unforgettable, one-of-a-kind prize:
- 700,000 AAdvantage® miles - that's enough for 12 First Class, round-trip MileSAAver® award tickets in the Continental United States or Canada,
- PLUS two Economy Class, round-trip AAnytime® award tickets to travel to Los Angeles as special guests of American Airlines to attend the "Up in the Air" movie premiere.
- A $300 gift card to use for hotel or spending money while there.
The sweepstakes runs now through Oct. 31, 2009
. For complete sweepstakes rules and other information, visit www.aa.com/upintheair.
About "Up in the Air"
Paramount Pictures Presents in Association with Cold Spring Pictures and DW Studios, A Montecito Picture Company Production in Association with Rickshaw Productions in Association with Right of Way Films A Jason Reitman Film "Up in the Air" starring George Clooney, Vera Farmiga and Anna Kendrick. The film is directed by Jason Reitman. Screenplay by Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner. Based upon the novel by Walter Kirn. The producers are Ivan Reitman, Jason Reitman, Daniel Dubiecki and Jeffrey Clifford. The executive producers are Tom Pollock, Joe Medjuck, Ted Griffin and Michael Beugg. The director of photography is Eric Steelberg. The production designer is Steve Saklad. The film editor is Dana Glauberman, A.C.E. The costume designer is Danny Glicker. The music is by Rolfe Kent. The music supervisors are Randall Poster and Rick Clark. This film has not yet been rated.
Watch the movie's trailer from hollywood.com: