Qatar Airways Qsuites A350 – 12
American Selling AAdvantage Miles For 45% Off

American AAdvantage constantly has promotions on purchased miles, and the program has just launched its latest promotion. Through Monday, March 15, 2021, American AAdvantage is offering the following tiered discount on purchased miles: Buy 15,000-49,000…

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Filed Under: American, American AAdvantage
Flying Las Vegas
American Airlines Pilot Reports Seeing UFO

An American Airlines pilot reported seeing a "long cylindrical object" flying "right over the top" of the plane he was flying... Sunday's American Airlines flight AA2292 was operating from Cincinnati to Phoenix using an Airbus A320 aircraft. Over the…

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Park Hyatt Bangkok – 26
American AAdvantage & World Of Hyatt Partnership: How It Works

In March 2019, American Airlines and Hyatt launched a loyalty partnership, offering reciprocal points earning and status opportunities. It has been a while since this partnership launched, so in this post I wanted to take an updated look at how it works.…

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Filed Under: American, American AAdvantage
American Premium Economy
American Airlines Baggage & Basic Economy Updates

American Airlines has today announced some updates to its baggage policy, as well as an expansion of basic economy to more markets. Here's how Vasu Raja, American's Chief Revenue Offer, describes these changes: “We want to make American the easiest airline…

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American A321 First Class – 3
Wow: American Airlines Will Fly Ultra-Premium A321T To Orange County

A few days ago American Airlines and JetBlue Airways announced a slew of new routes as part of their new Northeast strategic alliance. While I covered those new routes big-picture in a separate post, I dedicated a separate post to what I found to be…

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American Jetblue
Huge: American & JetBlue Add 33 Routes In The Northeast

We've known for a while that American and JetBlue are introducing a strategic alliance in the Northeast. Well, today there was a major announcement on that front, as American and JetBlue plan to codeshare as of February 25, 2021 (which is a week from…

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Filed Under: American, JetBlue
Jetblue Embraer 190
JetBlue Pilots Reject American Airlines Partnership

American Airlines and JetBlue Airways are supposed to launch a strategic Northeast partnership in the coming weeks, whereby American will expand internationally out of JFK, and JetBlue will provide much of the feed for these flights. Well, this has just…

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Filed Under: American, JetBlue
American 777
American Airlines Launches Miami To Tel Aviv Flight (Now Bookable)

Last week American Airlines revealed that it will serve Tel Aviv out of a third US city, with all three flights expected to launch in 2021. This new flight is now bookable. As of June 4, 2021, American Airlines will launch 3x weekly Miami to Tel Aviv…

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American 777
American Airlines’ Bizarrely Timed Rio De Janeiro Flight (Update)

If this is accurate, I'm going to go out on a limb and say that this will be the most oddly timed flight operated by a US airline. American and JetBlue have launched a new Northeast partnership, and as part of this American plans on launching several…

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American 777 300er
American Airlines Threatens Travel Agents Over “Unfavorable” Ticketing Practices

American Airlines has just sent a memo to travel agents, informing them that the airline will be cracking down on "unfavorable" ticketing practices (thanks to @xJonNYC for bringing attention to this). There are several curious aspects to this... First…

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American Admirals Club Miami – 6
American Adjusts International Lounge Access Policy

American Airlines is updating its lounge access policy as of April 1, 2021, and for a "limited time." As it's described, this updated policy is intended to "streamline" lounge access. For most people this change will be good news, while for some people…

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American 777 200
Details: American Airlines’ New York To Tel Aviv Flight

A few days ago we learned the details of American Airlines' new flight between New York and Tel Aviv, and this flight his now bookable. American Airlines will be launching year-round, daily nonstop flights between New York and Tel Aviv as of May 6, 2021,…

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American A319
American Airlines’ Intriguing “AAdvantage Tailwind” Promotion

We're seeing airlines incentivize travel in different ways. American Airlines has just launched a targeted promotion, which members are being emailed directly about. It remains to be seen how many people will be targeted for this, but let's go over the…

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American Airlines Wines
Hah: American Airlines’ New At-Home Wine Experience

With travel having been greatly reduced in the past year, it's obvious what we all miss most -- American Airlines' wine. ;) Well, the Fort Worth-based airline has listened to that feedback with the launch of Flagship Cellars, an at-home wine experience.…

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American Airlines Headquarters – 7
Leaked: American Airlines Planning For New CEO

I'm guessing this is more information than American Airlines probably wanted to be made public... Executive search firm Hanold Associates has been given the task of finding a chief human resources officer (CHRO) for American Airlines, and in the process…

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American 777
AAdvantage MileUp No Annual Fee Card Review (2021)

The American Airlines AAdvantage MileUp℠ Card is issued by Citi, and it's the best no annual fee co-branded American Airlines credit card. While there are lots of airline credit cards out there, historically we haven't seen many no annual fee airline…

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Filed Under: American, Citi
American Admirals Club Sao Paulo – 10
Citi AAdvantage Executive Card Review (2021)

Co-branded credit cards are big businesses for airlines, and in many cases, a majority of their profits actually come from frequent flyer programs, and the lucrative arrangements they have with banks. During the pandemic, the ability for airlines to…

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Filed Under: American, Citi
American 777 Business Class
Amazing American Business Class Fares To South America

While this is probably a pretty niche deal, I still think it's worth sharing. It's not often you see (intentionally) published roundtrip long haul business class fares of under $1,000, which is why this is so noteworthy. Today only (through 11:59PM CT)…

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American 787 Business Class – 2
Earn Bonus Miles With 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 Airlines 737 800
American Airlines Bans Alcohol On DC Flights For Inauguration Week

Travel brands are trying to figure out the best way to deal with the social unrest that's expected in the coming week, ahead of the inauguration of President-Elect Biden. For example, we've seen Airbnb cancel all reservations in the DC area over the…

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Jetblue Mint – 1
Details: American & JetBlue Strategic Partnership

In the summer of 2020, American Airlines and JetBlue Airways announced a new strategic partnership, which caught most of us off guard. During the six months since the initial announcement, we haven't heard much more about it, given that the alliance…

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Stop The Steal
Trump Supporter Kicked Off Flight For Mask Joke? No, Not Quite…

Yesterday seems like it was a fun day to fly to DC... With Congress counting electoral votes today, a not-insignificant number of Trump supporters are traveling to DC to protest, in order to "Stop the Steal" ("stealing" nowadays is another word for "counting…

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Filed Under: American, Videos
American A321 First Class – 3
American Airlines Bans Emotional Support Animals

In early December 2020, the US Department of Transportation issued a final ruling regarding emotional support animals (ESAs), which allows airlines to no longer accommodate emotional support animals if they don't want to. Alaska Airlines recently became…

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Filed Under: American