American 777 Business Class

American Airlines To Introduce New Seats In 2023

While this is still a few years off, it looks like American plans to introduce new seats in all cabins on long haul flights... There are widespread reports of American Airlines reaching out to frequent flyers in the DFW area, offering them 15,000 bonus…

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American Business Class Seat

American Airlines’ Award Chart No Longer Reflects Reality

This is a post I've been meaning to write for a while, as this is a trend that has emerged over time. There's a trend among airlines to move towards dynamic award pricing. Among the "big three" US carriers, Delta SkyMiles has no doubt led the way here,…

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American Airlines Premium Economy

American Eliminates Award Close-In Ticketing Fees

On the surface this would appear to be a very exciting development... but I'm skeptical, as always. For years, American Airlines has charged a $75 fee for award tickets and mileage upgrades booked within 21 days of departure. The exception has been that…

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United Polaris 767 – 9

New Airline Shopping Portal Bonuses

Online shopping portals can be a great way to pick up additional miles & points for purchases you’d make anyway. Just for following a specific link you can earn bonus points in addition to the ones you’d earn for credit card spending. The number of bonus…

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Filed Under: Alaska, American
American 737 Max Business Class – 2

Awkward: American Airlines Downgraded Someone For Me

Well, in all my years of flying American Airlines this is a first for me. My apologies to HUT/G. Earlier I wrote about the tight connection I booked on separate tickets, as I was flying Delta's A330-900neo from Tokyo to Seattle, and then connecting on…

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American 737 Max Business Class – 3

American Airlines’ New “Project Kodiak” Planes

Well, it looks like American has started the process of improving their "Oasis" cabins... but only in first class. "Oasis" is what American calls the new cabins that they're introducing on many of their narrow body planes. Specifically, we're talking…

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American Flagship Lounge Dfw – 20

What Happened To American’s Flagship Lounge Heathrow?

American Airlines has been investing in their international premium lounges, as the airline has in recent years opened new Flagship Lounges in Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, and New York. We know that there are a further two Flagship Lounges on the horizon,…

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American 737

Is This Insane Mexico Mileage Run Story Real?

Well this has to be one of the most eventful mileage runs I've ever heard of... Twitter user Andrew Kimmel shares his experience doing a year end mileage run. He had just returned to Los Angeles from Indonesia, and found that he was 275 elite qualifying…

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Qsuites A350 1000

6 Reasons To Get The CitiBusiness AAdvantage Card

American Airlines and Citi currently have a limited-time welcome bonus on the CitiBusiness® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Mastercard®. In this post I wanted to share six reasons you should consider applying for this card, assuming you don't have…

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American 777 First Class – 5

Review: American Airlines 777 First Class

Now it's time for a review of American's infamous Dallas to Hong Kong flight... As I outlined in the introduction post, the outbound portion of this trip was a paid ticket. I had booked a roundtrip ticket from Miami to Beijing, with the outbound in paid…

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American 737 800

American Airlines Flights To Guyana Keep Diverting

American Airlines has just launched a new daily, year-round flight between New York JFK and Georgetown, Guyana. This route launched on December 18, 2019, and represents American Airlines' second route to Guyana, as the airline started flying from Miami…

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American 737 Max Business Class – 3

Free Executive Platinum Status For Some Hyatt Globalists

At the beginning of December I wrote about how some World of Hyatt Globalist members were being targeted for free Executive Platinum status with American AAdvantage. Initially this seemed to be fairly narrowly targeted, though over the past few weeks…

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Filed Under: American, Hyatt