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American’s New Domestic First Class Seat Looks Familiar…

Now that the merger between American and US Airways is complete, the "new" airline has the task of aligning their onboard products as much as possible. US Airways' planes are notoriously outdated, as the domestic fleet doesn't have any personal entertainment,…

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The Death Of US Airways’ Single Most Egregious Policy!

This past weekend, American and US Airways completed the last huge "milestone" of their merger, whereby they migrated US Airways over to American's reservations system. I was preparing for the worst (given the scale of what they were doing), though it…

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Video Of The Last Ever US Airways Flight

This past weekend, American and US Airways completed the last "major" step of their merger, whereby the two airlines integrated their reservations systems. With this step, US Airways officially ceased to exist as a brand, as "legacy" US Airways flights…

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About That Lady Who Was Kicked Off The American Flight…

On Tuesday I posted about the story of a lady who was kicked off a US Airways flight between Phoenix and Portland after getting in a disagreement with the flight attendant. It's fairly common for passengers to be removed from flights nowadays, as airline…

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Flying American This Weekend? Be Prepared!

The merger between American and US Airways is almost complete, after a process of over two years. So far we’ve seen the airlines merge their frequent flyer programs and get on a single FAA operating certificate. This weekend the last major step of the…

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Video Of Lady Getting Kicked Off Flight After Crew Power Trip

On Sunday I wrote a post entitled "Why Are Some Airline Employees So Damn Hostile?" The post was specifically about a gate agent I witnessed who went out of her way to make her job difficult and be rude to a passenger. But it's a trend I see overall…

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Only Days Left To Redeem US Airways Companion Certificates

One of the nice perks of the former US Airways Mastercard was an annual companion certificate, whereby you could have up to two companions fly with you for $99 each, plus taxes and fees. This credit card is no longer being issued (only Citi is allowed…

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Flights No Longer Bookable On US Airways’ Website

American and US Airways are in the final stages of their merger. The Dividend Miles program has already been merged into the AAdvantage program, and the two airlines are already on a single operating certificate (meaning they're one airline as far as…

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American Cutting Philadelphia To Tel Aviv Flight In 2016

American has been undergoing a ton of international growth the past several years. Prior to the merger they were strong in Latin America, but pretty weak in most other international markets. They were way behind Delta and United when it came to their…

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DON’T SPEND YOUR MILES THAT WAY!!!

While I'd argue some uses of miles are better than others, I'm generally pretty libertarian when it comes to redeeming miles. Redeem them however makes you happy, in my opinion. What matters is that you feel like you got a decent value. The good news…

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US Airways Plans Commemorative Last Flight For October 16, 2015

The merger between American and US Airways has been going on for about two years now. So far we've seen the airlines merge their frequent flyer programs and get on a single FAA operating certificate. The last major step in the integration between American…

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A Lucky Rebooking… Or What I Should Have Expected?

My schedule has been crazy the past few weeks, and as part of that I've been booking travel very last minute. I was in Los Angeles this morning and decided it made sense to fly home to Tampa same day, since I need to be on the ground during the day tomorrow.…

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US Airways’ Single Most Egregious Policy?

The integration between American and US Airways is well underway. The two frequent flyer programs have been merged, the two airlines are now on a single operating certificate, and as of October 17, 2015, the two airlines will also be on a single reservations…

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You Can Now Redeem Alaska Miles For Travel On US Airways

Alaska Airlines is in the unique position of partnering with both American and Delta (even if their partnership with Delta isn't on the best terms), which makes their frequent flyer program especially valuable. If you're someone who isn't loyal to just…

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Getting Rebooked During A Schedule Change

Reader aussiejosh asked the following question on the "Ask Lucky" forum: "I have a USDM award which just keeps giving me grief. I am booked on an award itinerary, part of which is an AA operated flight from LHR - MIA. I have a separate revenue ticket…

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How To Use American Airlines Systemwide Upgrades

One of my favorite perks of being an American Executive Platinum member is that I receive eight systemwide upgrades each year just for earning the status. I’d argue American has the single most lucrative upgrade policy of any airline for their top tier…

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When Do US Airways Mastercard Sign-Up Bonuses Post?

If you're anything like me, you probably applied for a US Airways Mastercard shortly before it was discontinued. It was a "use it or lose it" opportunity, given that the card would be converted into the AAdvantage Aviator Mastercard, at which point Barclaycard…

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