Orbitz Worldwide Statement Regarding American Airlines Action

CHICAGO, Aug. 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American Airlines has notified Orbitz Worldwide that as of today, its flights will not be available on Orbitz sites. Our sites offer hundreds of airlines which are eager to capture the revenue American is choosing to forego and we will continue to show our customers a broad range of flight options to thousands of destinations in the U.S. and worldwide.

Orbitz for Business is not impacted.

Forward-Looking Statements

This release may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks, uncertainties and other factors concerning, among other things, the company's expected financial performance and its strategic operational plans. The results presented are unaudited. The company's actual results and the effects of future plans, strategies or events could differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements and reported results should not be considered as an indication of future performance. The potential risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements in this release include, but are not limited to, the company's ability to effectively compete in the travel industry; trends, declines, or disruptions affecting the travel industry or the level of travel activity, particularly air travel; the termination of any major supplier's participation on the company's websites; the company's ability to renegotiate supplier agreements on acceptable terms; change in airline distribution economics; the company's ability to maintain and protect its information technology and intellectual property; the outcome of pending litigation; system-related failures, interruptions, or security breaches; risks related to the company's level of indebtedness; risks associated with doing business in multiple currencies and international markets; and general economic and business conditions. More information regarding these and other risks, uncertainties and factors is contained in the section entitled "Risk Factors" in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), which are available on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov or the company's Investor Relations website at investors.orbitz.com. You are cautioned not to unduly rely on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this release.

About Orbitz Worldwide

Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW) is a leading global online travel company using technology to transform the way consumers around the world plan and purchase travel. Orbitz Worldwide operates the consumer travel planning sites Orbitz (orbitz.com), ebookers (ebookers.com), HotelClub (hotelclub.com) and CheapTickets (cheaptickets.com). Also within the Orbitz Worldwide family, Orbitz Partner Network (orbitz.com/OPN) delivers private label travel technology solutions to a broad range of partners including some of the world's largest airlines and travel agencies, and Orbitz for Business (orbitzforbusiness.com) delivers managed travel solutions for companies of all sizes. Orbitz Worldwide makes investor relations information available at investors.orbitz.com.

CONTACT: Media Contact: +1-312-894-6890 press@orbitz.com Investor Contact: Brian Wolf +1-312-260-8301 OWWIR@orbitz.comSource:Orbitz Worldwide