American Airlines 777 Business Class – 24
Airlines Add Fuel Stops Due To Hacked Pipeline

If you're flying in the coming days, in particular in the Southeast of the United States, this is something to keep an eye on. Over the weekend a group that calls itself DarkSide hacked the Colonial Pipeline, causing it to shut down its network, including…

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American Airlines Introduces New Amenity Kits

American Airlines is today introducing new amenity kits, though they don't look like anything to get too excited about, if you ask me. American Airlines is rolling out new onboard amenity kits for premium cabin customers, thanks to a new partnership…

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American Airlines 777 Business Class – 1
Review: American Airlines 777-200 Business Class To Hawaii

We're currently vacationing in Hawaii¬†(which requires pre-travel testing), and in this post I wanted to review our flight here. Specifically, we flew American Airlines from Tampa to Dallas to Maui, with the second segment being operated by a Boeing 777-200.…

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Qatar Airways A320 Business Class – 52
Redeeming American AAdvantage Miles To Sudan: I Learned Something New

File this under "something that won't impact 99.999% of American AAdvantage members, but which I find to be fascinating nonetheless." My awesome colleague Jordan at PointsPros was helping a client who was trying to redeem American AAdvantage miles for…

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Qatar Airways Qsuites A350 – 12
American Selling AAdvantage Miles With 50% Bonus

American AAdvantage constantly has promotions on purchased miles, and the program has just launched its latest promotion. Through Monday, May 31, 2021, American AAdvantage is offering a bonus on purchased miles. The bonus is tiered, and you receive a…

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American Airlines Now Charging For Oversized Carry-Ons

As if gate agents weren't already under enough pressure during the boarding process, here's something else they can add to their duties... View from the Wing reports that American Airlines has a new policy for gate checking bags. Effective immediately,…

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American 777 200
American Airlines Launching New York To Delhi Route

Last week American Airlines announced plans to add yet another long haul route, and it's an interesting one. Well, this flight is now for sale, so we now know what the schedule will look like. As of October 31, 2021, American Airlines will launch a new…

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American A321 First Class
American Will Fly A321Ts Between BOS & LAX

American Airlines has today announced a significant product upgrade on one transcon route, in addition to announcing a new route between New York and Delhi. As of November 2, 2021, American Airlines will begin exclusively flying A321Ts on flights between…

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American Airlines Resuming Economy Inflight Service

American Airlines has today announced plans to resume more inflight service on domestic flights. Delta recently made a similar announcement, and it looks like American is largely following, so let's go over what's changing. First I should mention that…

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American 777 First Class – 2
American Airlines’ Jaw-Dropping Miami 777 Schedule

Every time I think that American Airlines couldn't possibly add more 777s on domestic routes out of Miami... American adds more 777s on domestic routes out of Miami. With this weekend's schedule update, it sure is nice to be an American Airlines flyer…

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Earn 1,000 American AAdvantage Bonus Miles Per Night With Hyatt (Targeted)

American AAdvantage and World of Hyatt have a partnership, and many members are being targeted for a fantastic new offer (my guess is that it's primarily targeted at members with status). Select American AAdvantage and World of Hyatt members who have…

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American 777
American Airlines Extends Charlotte To Honolulu Flight

In December 2020, American Airlines announced it would launch a seasonal Charlotte to Honolulu route, which would be the carrier's longest route to Hawaii. Initially this route was supposed to operate for just a few months over the summer, but it has…

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American A321 First Class – 36
American Removes First Class Espresso Machines From Planes

American Airlines has just revealed its latest premium cabin cost cutting measure... American Airlines has historically served espresso-based drinks in three cabin first class, on Boeing 777-300ERs and Airbus A321Ts. As someone who is a bit obsessed…

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American 737 Max – 1
American Improving Domestic First Class Catering

We've seen most airlines reduce inflight service due to the pandemic, to minimize contact between people, and also to maximize the amount of time that people have their masks on. Recently Delta announced that it would improve inflight service as of April…

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American 787 Business Class 4
American Offers Long Haul Upgrades To Alaska Elites, But In An Odd Way

Alaska Airlines joined the oneworld alliance¬†recently, and to coincide with that, Alaska Mileage Plan and American AAdvantage rolled out limited reciprocal upgrades for elite members. Well, this has now been taken to the next level, with a temporary…

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American 787
American Airlines Will Fly Boeing 787-9 To Alaska

American Airlines has been operating wide body aircraft in all kinds of interesting markets (given the lack of demand for international travel). A few weeks ago I wrote about how American will fly a Boeing 787-9 between Dallas and Anchorage this summer.…

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American Admirals Club Miami – 2
How To Access American Airlines Admirals Clubs (2021)

American Airlines operates a network of nearly 50 Admirals Clubs globally. Some of these have been temporary closed in recent months due to the pandemic. Most have reopened, but those still closed should be reopening in the coming weeks and months. There's…

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American 737 Max Business Class – 2
Will American Airlines Change How Elite Upgrades Work?

In this post I wanted to share why I think American Airlines will change its approach to elite upgrades in the not-too-distant future. I mentioned this in passing in a post a couple of days ago, so wanted to expand on my thought process a bit. Let me…

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American Admirals Club Miami – 6
Live: American’s New International Lounge Access Policy

A couple of months ago American Airlines announced updates to its lounge access policy. This is a reminder of that, as these changes kick in as of today (April 1, 2021), and apply for a "limited time." Unfortunately the changes are a bit worse than we…

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American 777 Business Class
Details: American & Alaska Introduce Reciprocal Elite Upgrades

While the biggest update today is that Alaska Airlines is joining the oneworld alliance, there's another exciting development with Alaska's most important partnership. Alaska Airlines and American Airlines have a close partnership that goes way beyond…

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Wow: American Airlines “Ungrounding” All Planes By May

While we know that passenger numbers are increasing in the United States every week, an American Airlines executive has just painted a very optimistic picture of how demand is recovering. Maya Leibman, American Airlines' Chief Information Officer, has…

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About John Kerry’s American Airlines Mask Incident…

A tiny but vocal minority of readers have asked why I haven't written about the John Kerry mask incident from this week. When I say "tiny" and "vocal" that's exactly what I mean -- it's like three people, but they've left a handful of comments each.…

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American 737
Scary: American Airlines Crew Robbed At Gunpoint In Costa Rica

Fortunately no one got hurt, but this is terrifying... View from the Wing reports on an incident that occurred early Tuesday morning to the crew of American Airlines flight 1204, which was a Boeing 737-800 scheduled to operate from San Jose, Costa Rica,…

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