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Merged Already? Did American Airlines Match My US Airways Status?


The most dreaded day of the year for most status chasing frequent flyers has to be March 1st.  Most programs allow you to earn from January 1st of a given year until December 31st of the same, but they will let you keep your status another two months following until the end of February. ...
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A Silver Lining In The Clouds: Volunteering for a Bump

Due to terrible weather this past weekend a number of flights were canceled stranding thousands of passengers at airports across the country. American Airlines was hit hard as Dallas Fort Worth airport had rolling cancellations over several days with a cascading effect on planes and crews in the ...
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Reader Poll: Decide my Route Home From Egypt

I am flying Qatar Airways for the first time this April and I have two options for my routing for my trip back home.  Either fly a mix of Qatar and American Airlines international service including the Qatar Airways A380 or fly more direct and fly all long haul segments on Qatar Airways. I have ...
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I'm Booked on the American Airlines 787 Inaugural!


I had a great time on the Qatar A350 inaugural from Doha to Frankfurt last month -- there is something special about being on inaugural flights. American Airlines took delivery of its first 787-8 this week and has just published its inaugural flight -- from Dallas to Chicago on 07, May ...
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Place US Airways Reservations on Hold and Select Seats Via AA.com

Last night as I was tinkering around on AA.com I discovered that for the first time I was able to select a seat on a US Airways flight and put it on hold! I have been flying AA/US codeshares for over a year, but have been unable to book seats via the AA web page or put flights on hold which ...
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American Airlines 787 Route Announcement and First Look Inside

American Airlines has released the first pictures inside their new 787 and annouced which routes that the airline plane will fly starting this May!!
On initial review of the first few pictures I must admit the airplane looks quite nice and continues to raise the bar in travel standards from ...
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American Airlines and Korean Air Form A New Partnership

OneWorld founding member American Airline and SkyTeam founding member Korean Air just announced a ground breaking relationship. Korean Air has temporarily throwing up the white flag as the two airlines have decided to put alliances aside and cooperate on AA’s flights between Dallas /Fort ...
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American grows international network after highly profitable FY2014


American Airlines current route network to Asia, with DFW-Beijing launching May 7, 2015
 
American Airlines Group is expanding its international route profile in Asia and Latin America following a succesful FY2014 where the carrier earned $4.2 billion USD, excluding special ...
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Elites Can Skip the Upgrade Queue on US Airways - Secure a First Class Seat

It comes to nobody’s surprise that frequent flyers enjoy elite upgrades more than any other benefit the airline offers. As frequent flyers move up the food chain, upgrades typically become move abundant as upgrade priority increases and the upgrade window expands. However, would you be ...
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Is the Grand Hyatt DFW the Best Airport Hotel?

Our exceedingly excellent stay...  
Victoria
When we arrived at the front desk we were met by Victoria, a front desk expert.  She was exactly what I, as a Hyatt Diamond member, and Hyatt as a hotel chain want in that first initial contact with the hotel.  She offered a ...

American Airlines Customer Service Responds to "Get Your Ass Back Here" at LAX

Back in November, I experienced one of the rudest gate agents/bus dragons at Los Angeles International Airport. Long story short, my partner was trying to accompany me to the remote terminal, but as his boarding pass was not for a regional flight the AA agent refused to allow him to board the bus to ...
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Best Usage of US Airways Dividend Miles Before The Program Ends 2Q 2015

The AA/US merger is in full swing and the next major miles stone that will affect frequent flyers is when the two programs officially merger into the American Airline Advantage program and the airline only has one loyalty program to manage. The ground work has already been laid, with announcements ...

Merge your American Airlines And US Airways Frequent Flyer Accounts

Around 10pm PST Wednesday night I logged into my American Airlines Advantage account and instead of being directly logged in, a popup notification greeted me asking me to provide American Airlines with my US Airways Dividend account number.  This was the first time since the merger with US ...
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