MIAMI -- American Airlines signed an agreement for air/rail
connections at Charles de Gaulle Airport, including luggage
handling, with the Thalys high-speed rail network that joins Paris,
Brussels, Amsterdam and Cologne, Germany.
Under the agreement, passengers will be able to transfer from
American's U.S.-Paris flights to Thalys' high-speed rail service
between de Gaulle airport and Brussels, Belgium.
The arrangement may be extended in the future to include other
cities in Europe. The marketing arrangement will begin as soon as
necessary government approvals are secured.