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In the past couple of months American Airlines has reportedly received numerous complaints about bed bug infestations on board their aircraft that have bitten many passengers and crew.

AA Bedbug

American Airlines has acknowledged the matter in internal memos and taken measures to sanitize the aircraft, especially the crew bunks where most complaints stem from. [click to continue…]

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American Airlines has been the last of the major US airlines that is moving to award miles based on the $$$ spend + requiring certain dollar amount in addition to flown miles to get elite status (read more here).

American Airlines AAdvantage Partner Enhancements

The airline released late Friday (best time traditionally to dump the bad news – the least coverage) the new earning chart for partner airlines effective August 1, 2016, and how Elite Qualifying Dollars (EQDs) are calculated starting on January 1, 2017, on partner flights. [click to continue…]

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This weeks Fabulous Friday will have a look at American Airlines Five Star Concierge Service which the airline offers their First & Business Class customers for a rather steep fee at many locations.

Fabulous Fridays Five StarAmerican offers services such as security and gate escort, connection assistance as well as arrival Meet&Greet against payment, even for their international First Class passengers. [click to continue…]

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If you’re a parent who considers sending their children traveling as an Unaccompanied Minor (UM) this case might reflect a serious and valid concern: How does the airline care for and protect your child inflight?

AA UM IncidentIn this case a 13 year old girl was booked on American Airlines which charged her parents a 300$ UM Fee but once on board the child didn’t receive any special seating and became the victim of the 26 year old child molester. [click to continue…]

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American Airlines has launched new buy & gift AAdvantage miles campaign and this time with up to 67% bonus combined with 10% off. The offer is valid for purchases made June 13 – July 8, 2016American Airlines Buy AAdvantage Miles June 13 - July 8 , 2016

American Airlines upped last year the number of miles that you can buy before any bonuses to 150,000 every calendar year. Remember that the account that buys or receives miles must be minimum of 30 days old. [click to continue…]

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An American Airlines flight attendant was caught on camera losing it during Business Class Meal Service when he got into an argument with a passenger over meal choices.

AA Pasta FightAfter the passenger inquires about the flight attendants name he is being to told to ‘Shut up and not talk to him again’ and threatened with a police report which was recorded on camera by the passenger. [click to continue…]

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American Airlines today announced changes to its’ AAdvantage program that closely mirror those of introduced first by Delta and later copied by United Airlines

American Airlines AAdvantage Program Changes

Among the changes AAdvantage members will now earn award miles based on the spend, members will be required to hit certain Elite Qualifying Dollars (EQD) thresholds in addition to the elite qualifying miles/segments, the introduction of a Platinum Pro-status level at a 75,000 elite qualifying miles level and soon upgrades will be prioritized within the elite level based on the EQD over the previous 12 months. [click to continue…]

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Marriott Rewards has launched new airline related bonus miles promotion for stays at more than 300 full service hotels in the Americas between June 1 – August 31, 2016.

Marriott Rewards American Airlines Delta Southwest United 1,000 Bonus Miles Per Stay June 1 - August 31 2016

American Airlines, Delta, Southwest and United frequent flier program members can earn 1,000 bonus miles for up to five stays that are booked by July 15. [click to continue…]

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In the past couple of days I’ve seen a  CNN news report being shared in various Facebook groups they did a week ago which featured an American Airlines flight attendant who is now 80 years of age.

AA FA 80thBette Nash flies in her 58th year of service at various airlines under the same employment which eventually became American Airlines which is her employer today. [click to continue…]