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I recently had a fairly long layover at LAX about a week and a half ago on my way to Hong Kong and had the chance to visit several airline lounges there and wanted to write a post to talk about my experiences and what I liked and disliked about each.

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I flew on American Airlines for this trip, and being an Executive Platinum member of AA’s AAdvantage frequent flyer program (One World Emerald) and having a Priority Pass Select membership through my Citi Prestige credit card, I am able to access to quite a few lounges here.

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American Airlines has launched a new buy & gift AAdvantage miles campaign and this time with up to 67% bonus. The offer is valid for purchases made until November 28, 2016

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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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American Airlines AAdvantage and United Airlines MileagePlus have both launched their bonus miles campaign for online purchases between October 31 – November 20, 2016.

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Members that register for the bonus miles offer (can register for both and complete both individually) can earn up to 5,000 bonus miles for spending $1,500 during the promotional period. [click to continue…]

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American Airlines has launched a new campaign for up to 50,000 bonus AAdvantage miles for travel between the US and Australia or New Zealand.

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Members can earn bonus points for up to three segments that are marketed by American Airlines and operated by American or Qantas between February 1 – May, 31, 2017, and booked October 21 – December 31. [click to continue…]

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American Airlines has launched 20% conversion bonus for converting Marriott Rewards points to AAdvantage miles between October 15 – November 14, 2016 (AA had exactly the same promo both in 2014 & 2015).

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The bonus applies both to straight points to miles conversions and travel package awards where American Airlines is the miles partner. [click to continue…]

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American Airlines has launched a new buy & gift AAdvantage miles campaign and this time with up to 42.5% bonus combined with 10% off. The offer is valid for purchases made until October 3, 2016

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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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American Airlines front line staff will don new uniforms effective today after wearing the same design for thirty years and three years after the merger with US Airways was completed.

aamerican-b767-copyEven though American merged with US Airways three years ago, their flight attendants still didn’t wear the same uniform, which is now a thing of the past. [click to continue…]

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A LoyaltyLobby reader from Europe sent me two screenshots that illustrate how the changes that took effect on August 1, 2016 (read more here) have affected the number of award miles earned for partner flights when credited to AAdvantage.

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Remember that you can always email me, send a message via Facebook or use Twitter and include photos too. I’ll try to cover Reader Questions & Comments here several times a week. [click to continue…]