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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…]

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Although there has much press on various travel sites and blogs recently about United’s new Polaris premium cabin lounge to coincide with their newly redesigned business class seat, American Airlines has also been heavily involved in a huge makeover project for their top tier international lounges.

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In the past, American had Flagship Lounges located at a few of their major hubs: New York (JFK), Chicago (ORD), Los Angeles (LAX), and London Heathrow (LHR).  These lounges have either recently gone through or are currently in the process of renovations, and American is also planning to open new Flagship lounges in Dallas (DFW), Miami (MIA) and Philadelphia (PHL).

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A LoyaltyLobby reader sent me a question regarding differences between American Airlines and British Airways checked luggage allowances for Oneworld Sapphire members (BA).

Reader Question British Airways & American Airlines Luggage Allowances Not Aligned

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…]

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American Airlines and the union representing the airline’s flight attendants are still at odds to whether their newly issued uniform is causing health issues with management now wearing them as well.

A small number of AA Executives and Middle Managers have now started wearing the uniform to work to show that there is nothing wrong with the wardrobe, a move that didn’t meet with approval by the unions. [click to continue…]

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Hilton HHonors American Airlines has launched bonus AAdvantage miles offer for stays between December 15 – March 27, 2017.

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You earn 500 bonus miles per night at Hilton, Curio, DoubleTree, Embassy Suites and Hilton Grand Vacations properties, and 500 bonus miles per stay at Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton, Home2 Suites and Homewood Suites ones. [click to continue…]