Qatar Airways Qsuites A350 – 3

8 Reasons To Get The CitiBusiness AAdvantage Card

A while back American Airlines and Citi introduced a great welcome bonus on the CitiBusiness® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Mastercard®. I realize many people aren't looking for new travel cards at the moment, but this card does have an excellent…

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Filed Under: American, Citi
American 777

AAdvantage MileUp No Annual Fee Card Review (2020)

A couple of years ago we saw the introduction of the American Airlines AAdvantage MileUp℠ Card, which is a no annual fee co-branded credit card being issued by American Airlines and Citi. While there are lots of airline credit cards out there, historically…

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Filed Under: American, Citi
Japan Airlines 777 First Class – 1

Citi American AAdvantage Business Card Review (2020)

In this post I wanted to take a detailed look at the CitiBusiness® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Mastercard®, which has an exceptional limited time welcome bonus. While most people aren't traveling at the moment, this is a card that you can get…

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Filed Under: American, Citi
American 777 Business Class

New Workaround For Old American AAdvantage Award Search

It appears that American Airlines tried to get rid of their (superior) old award search tool once and for all, but there continues to be a workaround. As many people may already know, since last year American has had two different AAdvantage award search…

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Filed Under: American, Awards
American Eagle

American Airlines’ 29 Mile Flight From Vail To Aspen

American Airlines -- or American Eagle, more accurately -- has just launched what's the shortest flight in the country operated by a major airline. As of now the flight is in the schedule through June 1, though presumably it has the potential to be extended…

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American Economy

Airline Crews Told Not To Enforce Face Mask Policy

Within the past week major US airlines have introduced a policy requiring all passengers to wear face masks or some sort of face coverings on flights. While the messaging seems strong, flight attendants and pilots are being told that they shouldn't actually…

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Filed Under: American, Delta
American 737 Max Business Class – 7

Earn American AAdvantage Bonus Miles For Booking Travel Now

Travel brands finally seem to be getting creative when it comes to generating revenue now for travel later. Earlier I wrote about how Marriott is selling discounted gift cards, and now American has a promotion as well, though it's not quite as lucrative,…

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Filed Under: American, Flight Deals
American A321neo

American Airlines Plans To Fly A321neo To Iceland

While this is way in the future, it does represent an interesting precedent that I suspect we'll see more of from American. As a result of the current pandemic, American Airlines is greatly simplifying their long haul fleet. American has: Retired 757-200s…

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Healthcare Workers Aa Hyatt

American & Hyatt Surprise Healthcare Workers With Vacations

I think we could all use a feel-good story right about now, and American Airlines and Hyatt have given us exactly that. American Airlines and Hyatt are awarding more than 4,000 healthcare workers in New York City with free vacations later this year.…

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Filed Under: American, Hyatt
Gol 737

You Can Now Earn & Redeem American Miles On Gol

Several months ago it was announced that American and Gol would launch a partnership, and reciprocal mileage earning and redemptions are now live. In late 2019 it was announced that Delta would be investing in LATAM, causing LATAM to cut ties with American,…

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Filed Under: American, Other Airlines
Admirals Club Watermark

Citi AAdvantage Executive Card Gets $225 Credit

In light of the current pandemic we’re seeing card issuers add some more perks on select cards, in particular on cards with a travel focus. It goes without saying that consumer behavior has changed a lot, and this also impacts our credit card spending…

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Filed Under: American, Citi
Qatar Airways Qsuites A350 – 12

American Airlines Selling Miles For 1.79 Cents Each

American AAdvantage constantly has promotions on purchased miles. Yesterday American's previous promotion on purchased miles ended, and today they've launched a new promotion. Before I talk about this promotion specifically, it's worth noting that nowadays…

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Filed Under: American, American AAdvantage
American 737 Max Business Class – 8

American Airlines Makes Face Masks Mandatory

Following the lead of JetBlue and then Frontier, American Airlines has become the third US airline to require passengers to wear face masks (and the first of the "big three"). As of May 11, 2020, American Airlines will make face coverings over the nose…

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Filed Under: American
American Business Class 787 8

American Debuts New 787-8 Business Class Seat

Obviously the timing of this isn't ideal, but in the past few weeks American Airlines has taken delivery of two new 787-8s, and they feature a modified business class product. In early 2018, American Airlines announced an order for an additional 47 Boeing…

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American 777 300

American Airlines Reports Massive First Quarter Loss

At the moment the major US airlines are reporting their first quarter results. We've already seen the results from Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines, and now American Airlines has reported their first quarter results as well. American…

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American Airlines Cleaning

American Airlines Will Offer Passengers Masks

American Airlines has announced some updates to how they'll be cleaning their planes, and also to how they'll be protecting passengers and crews. Starting May 1, 2020, American Airlines flight attendants will be required to wear face masks during every…

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Filed Under: American
American 737 Max Business Class – 3

American Airlines Business Extra New Member Bonus

If you're not a member of American's Business Extra program and plan on taking a flight by June 30, there's an incredible promotion at the moment. For those of you not familiar, Business Extra is American Airlines' small business rewards program. This…

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Filed Under: American, Great Deals
American Premium Economy

Cancel American AAdvantage Awards Online, For A Limited Time

The current pandemic has really highlighted how outdated technology is at many airlines, especially for those looking to cancel tickets. At most airlines getting refunds for cancelled tickets requires a phone call, and getting through to an agent by…

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Filed Under: American, Awards