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Priceline.com Achieves AA Direct Connect Ticketing Milestone

Thursday, July 07, 2011

Priceline.com Achieves AA Direct Connect Ticketing Milestone08:45 EDT Thursday, July 07, 2011NORWALK, Conn., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Priceline.com (Nasdaq: PCLN) said today that its online airline ticketing service is now booking over 1,000 tickets a day through American Airlines' AA Direct Connect.  Priceline.com has been booking tickets through AA Direct Connect for approximately six months. About The Priceline GroupThe Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN) is a leader in global online hotel reservations, with over 170,000 participating hotels worldwide.  The Group is composed of four primary brands ? Booking.com, priceline.com, Agoda.com and TravelJigsaw ? and several ancillary brands. The Priceline Group provides online travel services in Europe, North America, South America, the Asia-Pacific region, the Middle East and Africa. Booking.com is a leading international online hotel reservation service operating in 101 countries in 41 languages.  Booking.com offers its customers access to over 135,000 participating hotels worldwide.  Priceline.com gives leisure travelers multiple ways to save on their airline tickets, hotel rooms, rental cars, vacation packages and cruises. In addition to getting compelling published prices, travelers can take advantage of priceline.com's famous Name Your Own Price® service, which can deliver the lowest prices available.  Agoda.com is an Asia-based online hotel reservation service that offers hotel rooms around the world and is available in 32 languages.  TravelJigsaw is a multinational car hire service, offering its reservation services in more than 4,000 locations in 115 countries.  Customer support is provided in 27 languages.SOURCE Priceline.comFor further information: For Press Information: Brian Ek, +1-203-299-8167, brian.ek@priceline.com, or For Investor Relations: Matthew Tynan, +1-203-299-8487, matt.tynan@priceline.com