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American Airlines has launched new targeted instant Gold or Platinum status until May 31, 2016, and fast track offer to keep it through February 2017 that a LoyaltyLobby reader forwarded to me.

American Airlines AAdvantage Gold & Platinum Instant Status & Fast Track Offer 2016 U

The Gold offer comes with 10 500-miler upgrades and the Platinum with 20. You can use these to upgrade your domestic/short-haul international American Airlines flights. [click to continue…]

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American Airlines flight AA109 from London Heathrow to Los Angeles that was flying over Iceland returned to London after crew member had fainted and other six had become ill. Some passengers were not feeling well either.


The situation must not have been dire, however, because captain decided to return to London Heathrow instead of landing at Iceland’s Keflavik airport that would have been the closest major diverting point. [click to continue…]

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When I have been watching the various international news channels as of late, there has been plenty of coverage about the Zika virus that is believed to cause serious birth defects.

Zika Travel Waivers

It took a while for some of the airlines to allow passengers (pregnant ones or those thinking of becoming pregnant) to postpone their trips, change destinations or apply for a refund. [click to continue…]

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American Airlines launched “Cyber Monday” campaign for buying or gifting AAdvantage at up to 75,000 bonus miles between November 15 – 30 that they have now extended until January 4, 2016.

American Airlines Buy AAdvantage Miles Promotion November 2015

The bonus is dependent about the number of miles that you purchase. The maximum number of miles that one account can receive (buy or gift) is 125,000 miles on a calendar year before possible bonuses. [click to continue…]

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Here are seven reader questions from the past week (so many good questions coming in!) 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.

LoyaltyLobby Reader Questions December 2 2015

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…]