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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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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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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Qatar Airways Qsuites A350 – 12
American Selling AAdvantage Miles For 40% Off

American AAdvantage constantly has promotions on purchased miles, and the program has just launched its second promotion of 2021. Usually AAdvantage promotions last an entire month, though in the case of January we're seeing two promotions, with neither…

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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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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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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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American Admirals Club Miami – 3
Whoa: American Admirals Clubs Selling Krug Champagne

American Airlines Admirals Clubs might just be the best place to buy Krug champagne nowadays... though unfortunately you do have to consume it in the lounge. It's being reported that American Airlines has started selling Krug champagne in Admirals Clubs.…

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American 787
American Slashes Philadelphia Transatlantic Routes

American Airlines has made quite some schedule changes over the weekend, including retaliating against JetBlue in Fort Lauderdale, and adding a new Charlotte to Honolulu flight. Now there's even more. American Airlines has just suspended four transatlantic…

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American 777
American Airlines Adds Charlotte To Honolulu Flight

American Airlines has plenty of wide bodies and not much to do with them (given international travel restrictions), so the airline is adjusting to demand and launching its longest route yet to Hawaii. Between May 6 and September 7, 2021, American Airlines…

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American 737
American Adds Fort Lauderdale Flights, Retaliates Against JetBlue

American Airlines has just scheduled some increased service out of Fort Lauderdale, and it's hard to view this as anything but retaliation against JetBlue Airways. American Airlines has just opened reservations for three new routes out of Fort Lauderdale.…

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American Airlines Headquarters – 35
American Airlines Headquarters Is AvGeek Heaven

On Tuesday I had the chance to tour American Airlines' headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas (I'm in Dallas for an unrelated reason, which I'll save for another post). I can count on one hand the number of airline headquarters I've visited, though this one…

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American 737 Max Business Class – 8
American Airlines Trials (Limited) Free Inflight Messaging

I guess this is better than nothing? As of today (December 16, 2020), American Airlines will trial offering free Facebook Messenger and Messenger Kids on most flights with Viasat high speed Wi-Fi. Viasat Wi-Fi is available on most mainline narrow body…

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Filed Under: American, Travel Technology
American Airlines Gate
All AAdvantage Members Will Get Preferred Boarding

American Airlines will give all AAdvantage members preferred boarding, which sure is a nice way to encourage people to join the AAdvantage program. Starting on Wednesday, December 16, 2020. all American AAdvantage members will receive Group 6 boarding…

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American Economy
American Airlines Basic Economy: How It Works

Over the past several years we've seen most major US airlines introduce basic economy fares. Since then we've seen significant changes made to how these fares work. In this post I wanted to take a closer look at American Airlines basic economy, to reflect…

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American 777 First Class – 8
Revealed: American AAdvantage Elite Choice Rewards

A couple of months ago we learned about some changes coming to the American AAdvantage program in 2021, including the introduction of elite choice rewards. The full details of this program have now been published, and the changes are wholly positive,…

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Qantas First Lounge Singapore – 15
American AAdvantage Platinum Pro Upgraded To Oneworld Emerald

American Airlines is making some significant improvements to its AAdvantage program for 2021, and it's arguably Platinum Pro status that's benefiting most. There's some great news for AAdvantage Platinum Pro members -- as of early 2021, Platinum Pro…

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American 787
American Airlines’ Dallas To Tel Aviv Flight On Sale (Again)

American Airlines has just put its Dallas to Tel Aviv flight on sale for a second time, as the route has been delayed by a bit over a year. In August 2019, American Airlines announced some exciting international expansion, including new flights from…

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