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A sad day for the family, colleagues and friends of an American Airlines pilot who suddenly deceased while performing his duties as a First Officer on the final approach to Albuquerque.

The captain of the flight handled the final approach and landing by himself after which he quickly steered the aircraft to the gate where paramedics were waiting for his colleague. [click to continue…]

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American Airlines has launched a new buy & gift AAdvantage miles campaign with up to 77% bonus or purchases made between March 21 – April 13, 2017.

American Airlines AAdvantage Buy Miles Campaign March 2017

American Airlines upped a while back 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 a minimum of 30 days old. [click to continue…]

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American Airlines “brilliant” customer service came to shine again when a flight crew had a 61 year old blind woman removed from the plane after issues developed over accommodation of her guide dog.

Apparently ground agents didn’t assign the lady a seat that would easily accommodate the dog which led to issues once they got on board. [click to continue…]

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American Airlines AAdvantage has sent out new membership cards to their lifetime status members that from now on won’t include neither an expiration date or a designator of lifetime/unlimited status validity.

This might become a serious problem especially for those who hold Lifetime Platinum (2 Million Miles+) status and seek to use their card in order to gain lounge access. [click to continue…]

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American Airlines follows suit after the competition announced that complimentary food will return to limited domestic routes, in this case transcontinental flights between LAX/SFO and New York City.

Offering complimentary meals in Economy class has been discontinued over a decade ago by most if not all U.S. domestic airlines and just last month Delta made the start re-introducing it on transcon flights. [click to continue…]

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Someone at American Airlines thought it was a good idea to redesign some things, and so they went ahead and changed the boarding process, which is now broken down into ELEVEN groups.

As anyone can imagine it didn’t take very long for passengers and ground staff to realize in what kind of a mess they’ve gotten themselves into with these new changes. [click to continue…]

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An American Airlines plane en route from Charlotte, NC to Gulfport, Mississipi struck a deer during takeoff yesterday afternoon and had to immediately dump fuel to return to the airport.

After the fuel dump procedure the aircraft landed safely and was met by emergency vehicles that laid out a large foam carpet to prevent any possible fire before the 44 passengers and crew exited the plane. [click to continue…]

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American Airlines has launched a new buy & gift AAdvantage miles campaign with up to 43% bonus + 10% off. The offer is valid for purchases made between February 2 – 8, 2017.

American Airlines AAdvantage Buy Miles Campaign February 2017

American Airlines upped a while back 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 a minimum of 30 days old. [click to continue…]

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American Airlines certainly takes the term ‘a nose full of coke’ to a new level as a maintenance worker discovered 30 pounds of cocaine stashed in the plane’s nose cone during a routine check in Tulsa.

The maintenance employee noticed the extra baggage inside the aircraft which operated an earlier flight from Bogota, Colombia worth approximately $200,000 and notified the authorities. [click to continue…]

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American Airlines has undertaken yet another step to downgrade the inflight experience of their customers as they ordered their new Boeing 737 MAX without inflight entertainment screens in the seat.

Instead the carrier will provide streaming entertainment for which passengers have to bring their own equipment and will have to to pay for the internet access. [click to continue…]