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American Airlines has launched a new Business Extra promotion for double or triple points for flights between New York (JFK) and Los Angeles (LAX) or San Francisco (SFO).

American Airlines AAdvantage Business Extra Double Triple Points Promo April 16 May 31 2015

The offer is valid for flights taken between April 16 and May 31, 2015. You earn double points in the main cabin and triple points in business or first class. [click to continue…]

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AZ Central (website for The Arizona Republic newspaper and local news channel) was reporting late on Monday that the US Airways Dividend Miles program merger to American Airlines AAdvantage would take place on March 28, 2015.

American Airlines & US Airways Frequent Flier Program Merger On March 28, 2015

The article was shortly withdrawn from its website (likely embargoed by American Airlines). The last date to connect the frequent flier accounts was March 20, 2015. [click to continue…]

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There was one of those crazy news pieces yesterday about a passenger on an American Airlines flight from Nicaragua to Miami who decided to literally light up during the flight.

Turns out that she is a Penn State professor who did her PhD thesis about hysterical woman (I cannot make this up!). She rants about American imperialism on the YouTube videos taken during the flight. [click to continue…]

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Wyndham Rewards has launched its airline related offers for spring travel. You can earn double miles for the first three weekday stays with American Airlines, AeroMexico and Alaska, and quadruple miles for second, third and fourth stay at select brands with United throughout the week.

Wyndham Rewards Spring 2015 Airlines Miles Offers AeroMexico American Airlines Alaska Airlines

The double airline miles offer is valid for stays between March 5 – June 5, 2015, and the United Airlines offer from March 3 to May 29. [click to continue…]

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The Airlines of America (American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines) made the 55 page white paper public on Thursday accusing of Gulf airlines of Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways of unfair trade practices.

Financial Times US airlines seek action against Gulf carriers

If these airlines are found to be receiving government subsidies, the United States can null the open skies agreement it has with United Arab Emirates and Qatar that was probably negotiated at times when nobody knew that the airlines from these countries would become global heavyweights. [click to continue…]

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Here are five reader questions from the past week that I have decided to reply to publicly. You can always email me, leave a note or private message on Facebook, or Tweet me with your questions.

Reader Questions March 7

Note that I can shorten the emails and edit them for clarity. I always remove the personal information of both the reader and front line employees. If there are managers involved, I may leave their names intact, however. [click to continue…]

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Here are five reader questions from the past week that I have decided to reply to publicly. You can always email me, leave a note or private message on Facebook, or Tweet me with your questions.

Reader Questions February 28

Note that I can shorten the emails and edit them for clarity. I always remove the personal information of both the reader and front line employees. If there are managers involved, I may leave their names intact, however.

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