American 737 Max

American Extends 737 MAX Cancelations Through August 2020

American Airlines has just announced that they are taking the 737 MAX out of the schedule for more than an additional two months, meaning the plane won't be back in service during the upcoming peak summer travel season. The 737 MAX has been grounded…

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American Eagle Economy

About That American Airlines Seat Recline Video…

I don't know what's more divisive -- the topic of seat recline, or the 2020 presidential election (or heck, maybe just the 2020 democratic primary?!). There's now yet another viral seat recline video. I wasn't going to write about it, but my gosh, so…

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American 787 9

WHOA: American Airlines Will Fly From Seattle To India

Today is a huge day for American, Alaska, and aviation in Seattle. Earlier I wrote about how Alaska Airlines is joining the oneworld alliance, but that isn't the only big development. Thanks to a strengthened partnership between American and Alaska,…

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American Admirals Club Miami – 2

How To Access American Airlines Admirals Clubs

American Airlines operates a network of nearly 50 Admirals Clubs around the world. There's often a lot of confusion about who gets access to these lounges, given how policies differ around the world. In most places in the world, any business class ticket…

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Qatar Airways Qsuites A350 – 41

Buy American Airlines Miles With Bonus & Discount

American AAdvantage constantly has promotions on purchased miles. The airline has just published their latest promotion, which follows one of their most lucrative promos in quite a while -- last week the airline was selling miles for as little as 1.78…

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American Flagship First Dining Dfw – 5

American Now Selling Flagship First Dining Access

It looks like there's now a way for some people to buy access to American Flagship First Dining. Starting around the middle of 2017, American introduced the Flagship First Dining concept. These are essentially lounges within lounges. American has Flagship…

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American Airlines Wifi

American Airlines’ Brilliant(ish) “Wifi Withdrawal” Ad

American Airlines isn't exactly doing many big marketing pushes at the moment, since the company doesn't seem to have a clear message. Rumor has it that American plans to reveal a new slogan soon, though we'll see if that actually happens. One area where…

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United Polaris 767 – 24

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 777 300er 1

American Airlines’ Hong Kong Flight Suspension Extended

I don't want to write 24/7 about the impact the coronavirus is having on the airline industry, but rather want to focus on those airlines that are making choices that counter the trend. That leaves me with quite a few things to write about, given that…

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American 777

American To Codeshare With GOL, Expand Miami Flying

Late last year it was announced that Delta would be investing in LATAM, causing LATAM to cut ties with American. Latin America is one market where American has historically been dominant, so they're now having to rethink their whole strategy. Well, the…

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American Planes Ord

American Airlines & Mechanics Reach Agreement

The very drawn out dispute between American Airlines and the company's mechanics is finally coming to an end, and it looks like mechanics are winning big time. American Airlines & TWU-IAM reach agreement American Airlines and the TWU-IAM (the unions…

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American 787

American Airlines Pilots File Lawsuit, Refuse To Fly To China

I'd be surprised if all US airlines don't suspend China flights across the board within 24 hours... Yesterday afternoon the Allied Pilots Association (APA) filed a lawsuit against American Airlines, and told their pilots to stop flying to China immediately.…

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American A321

When Will All American A321s Have In-Seat Power?

While American Airlines' "Oasis" planes are hardly comfortable, arguably the most frustrating planes in American's fleet are their ex-US Airways A321s. American has around 220 Airbus A321s in their fleet, and over half of those are planes that American…

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American Airlines Hard Seltzer

Yum(ish): American Airlines’ New Hard Seltzer

Even though my trip reports may not make it look that way, I'm generally not a big drinker. Yes, when I fly internationally I enjoy a glass or three of champagne, and if I go out to a restaurant on a weekend (or after an especially bad day of comments…

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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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