Discount airfare offered for 2013 Legion meetings


The American Legion has obtained airline discounts with American Airlines, Delta Airlines and United Airlines for the organization’s 2013 meetings.

Legionnaires can go directly through the airlines to obtain discounts. Tickets should be purchased at least 30 days prior to traveling and discounts vary depending on advance ticketing and booking class with the airlines. Service fees may also apply when making reservations with the airlines. There is typically a $25 service fee that the airlines charge to make your reservations.

The contact numbers for each airline are:

  • Delta Airlines – (800) 328-1111, File No. NMEX4
  • American Airlines – (800) 433-1790, Index No. 22408
  • United Airlines – (800) 426-1122, Agreement code 721185 and the Z code of ZNSN

No discounts apply with Amtrak Trains or Greyhound Bus Line, but the following websites are provided as a reference: www.amtrak.com and www.greyhound.com or by phone at (800) 231-2222.

Below is the 2013 American Legion meeting schedule, along with destination cities and airports.

  • Feb. 22-27 – DSO School/Washington Conference, DCA, BWI & IAD
  • April 19-21 – Oratorical Contest, Indianapolis
  • May 3-9 – Spring Meetings, Indianapolis
  • July 17-27 – Boys Nation, Washington, D.C.
  • Aug 2-4 – DSO School and Membership Workshop, Indianapolis
  • Aug. 5-11 – Junior Shooting Sports, Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • Aug. 8-12 – Legion Baseball, BDL, LIT, IND, FAR, EUG, PHX, PHL, GSO, CLT
  • Aug. 15-22 – Legion Baseball World Series, Charlotte & Spartanburg, N.C.
  • Aug 19-30 – National Convention, Houston and Hobby
  • Sept 20-22 – Children & Youth Conference, Indianapolis
  • Sept 27-29 – Americanism Conference, Indianapolis
  • Oct. 11-17 – Fall Meetings, Indianapolis
  • Oct. 26-Nov. 1 – Legion College, Indianapolis

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