American 737 Max Business Class – 2

American Adds Rules To Inflight Credit Card Pitches

If you've flown with American Airlines in the past few years then you've probably heard some of their rather aggressive credit card pitches. American has credit cards issued by both Barclays and Citi, and the two issuers have different channels through…

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American 777

Earn American Status Exclusively Through Spending

Unfortunately in the US airline industry we more or less see the "big three" airlines following one another on just about everything. One area where that's especially evident is with their loyalty programs. While American isn't going all-in on following…

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American First Class 777

American’s Embarrassing International First Class Service

I just flew American's 777-300ER first class from Dallas to Hong Kong, which was a roughly 16hr30min flight. This is American's longest route, and also one of their flagship routes, based on the fact that it features upgraded amenities and catering.…

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Qatar Airways Qsuites A350 – 41

American’s December Promo On Purchased Miles

American AAdvantage constantly has promotions on purchased miles. Yesterday their "Black Friday" promo on purchased miles ended, which was the best promo of the year for buying American miles. With that, you could buy miles for as little as 1.78 cents…

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American 737 Max Business Class – 3

Free Executive Platinum Status For Some Hyatt Globalists

If you're a World of Hyatt Globalist member you may want to answer any upcoming phone calls from Hyatt, which might be offering you free American AAdvantage Executive Platinum status. Earlier this year American Airlines and Hyatt launched a partnership,…

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American 777 300er

American Passenger Forced To Remove “Hail Satan” Shirt

American Airlines is in the news once again for threatening to kick someone off over their clothing choice. As reported by BuzzFeed News, Swati Runi Goyal and her husband were traveling from Florida to Nevada on October 30, when the crew advised her…

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American 777 Business Class

How To Use American Airlines Systemwide Upgrades

While domestic upgrades are nice, upgrades on long haul flights are even nicer. Having a flat bed on an overnight transoceanic flight makes all the difference. If not outright redeeming miles for an award ticket, there are sometimes opportunities to…

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American 767

American Airlines Cuts Cordoba, Argentina Route

American has historically been by far the strongest US carrier in Latin America. Over the past couple of years we've seen them cut a fair number of routes, though they've also tried to add some. One of the routes they added was a new flight between Miami…

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American 777 Business Class

BankDirect Starts Issuing 1099s For American Miles

BankDirect is a bank that has historically allowed you to earn American AAdvantage miles for the balance you keep in your checking account. Over the years the opportunities to earn American miles with BankDirect have become less lucrative, though. Originally…

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American 777 200

American Airlines Increases Flights To Santiago & Sao Paulo

In late September it was announced that Delta is buying a 20% stake in LATAM, which has huge implications for the industry. American and LATAM had been pursuing a joint venture, so to see Delta invest and now pursue a joint venture with LATAM surprised…

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Qsuites A350 1000

6 Reasons To Get The CitiBusiness AAdvantage Card

American Airlines and Citi have introduced a new 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…

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American Admirals Club Narita – 16

American Admirals Club Tokyo Narita Closing

American Airlines has today announced the closure of their only Admirals Club in Asia, and one of their (relatively) few Admirals Clubs outside the US. American Airlines has announced that they will be closing their Admirals Club at Tokyo Narita Airport…

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American 737 First Class

Fascinating Statistics About American Airlines Upgrades

I'm not sure how exactly he got this info, but @xJonNYC shares some very interesting statistics about upgrades on American Airlines. According to him, when it comes to American Airlines upgrades: -- 75% of upgrades are 500 mile upgrades (this includes…

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American 787 Business Class – 3

Will American Airlines Extend Systemwide Upgrades In 2019?

American Executive Platinum members receive four systemwide upgrades every year when they qualify for status. These systemwide upgrades are issued when you earn the status, and expire at the end of January of the year where your status expires. Personally…

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American 737 Max Business Class – 2

American Airlines’ New Policy To Reduce Bump Compensation

American Airlines is changing the procedure with which they bump passengers. We're talking specifically about those who agree to be bumped (in exchange for travel vouchers), which is called voluntary deny boarding. This is one of those ideas that probably…

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American Admirals Club Miami – 18

Review: American Admirals Club Miami Airport

After checking out the Turkish Airlines Lounge Miami this morning, I figured I might as well knock out another review. In this post I wanted to review one of the Admirals Clubs in Miami, which I visit constantly, but haven't yet written about. American…

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