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Travel Guard Offers Free Assistance to Travelers Stranded by Aloha Airlines' Shut Down

Travel Guard Offers Free Assistance to Travelers Stranded by Aloha Airlines' Shut Down ( One of America's Leading Travel Insurance and Assistance Plan Providers Helps All Affected Travelers With Rebooking Flights On New Airlines

AIG Travel Guard has announced that it will provide emergency travel assistance services* free to all travelers affected by Aloha Airlines' announcement that it ceased operations on Monday, March 31, 2008. Travel Guard is offering to help travelers rebook flights on other air carriers, arrange for extended hotel accommodations for those currently stranded at their destinations and help with other emergency travel needs. AIG Travel Guard has already begun fielding calls for assistance on rebooking on airlines such as United Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines and go!, who have said they would honor Aloha's tickets and try to accommodate Aloha passengers with existing reservations. Travelers wishing to take advantage of these complimentary emergency travel assistance services can call AIG Travel Guard's 24-hour emergency hotline at 1-888-637-1739*.
“Certainly we have great empathy for those affected by this unfortunate situation and want to do what we can to help," said John Noel, CEO and founder of AIG Travel Guard. “We are staffed 'round the clock with knowledgeable, responsive travel counselors who routinely help clients with emergency travel situations in every corner of the globe. We applaud other companies in the travel industry that are making accommodations for travelers affected by Aloha Airlines' shut down. We have staffed up our Command and Control center and will do whatever we can to help as well, because it's the right thing to do."
AIG Travel Guard is one of the nation's leading providers of travel insurance and assistance services plans. For more information about Travel Guard, travelers can visit or call Travel Guard's World Service Center at 1-800-826-1300.
AIG Travel Guard is one of America's leading providers of travel insurance plans for more than 6 million travelers each year. Travel insurance plans through AIG Travel Guard are distributed by more than 12,000 travel agents across the United States.
Travel insurance plans through AIG Travel Guard may include coverage for trip cancellation, travel interruptions and delays, emergency medical expenses, medical evacuation expenses, and lost or delayed baggage. Most plans also include 24-hour travel emergency service* for emergency medical assistance, last-minute or emergency travel changes, lost luggage tracking, pre-trip travel advice, and more.
AIG Travel Guard is a wholly owned subsidiary of AIG Travel, Inc., a subsidiary of American International Group, Inc. (AIG). American International Group, Inc. (AIG), a world leader in insurance and financial services, is the leading international insurance organization with operations in more than 130 countries and jurisdictions. AIG companies serve commercial, institutional and individual customers through the most extensive worldwide property-casualty and life insurance networks of any insurer. In addition, AIG companies are leading providers of retirement services, financial services and asset management around the world. AIG's common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, as well as the stock exchanges in Ireland and Tokyo.
The travel Insurance in the plans offered through AIG Travel Guard is underwritten by National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, Pa, a subsidiary of American International Group, Inc. with its principal place of business in New York, NY. The Policy will contain reductions, limitations, exclusions, and termination provisions. All coverages may not be available in all states.

*Non insurance services are provided by AIG Travel Assist.

Carol Mueller/Dan McGinnity AIG Travel Guard 800-826-7791 ext. 13050/14850

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