American Airlines Double Million Miler Qualifying Miles August 3 – December 31, 2020

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American Airlines has a new offer available for select AAdvantage members who can earn double Million Miler qualifying miles on travel through the end of 2020.

Eligible members must register by August 24, 2020, and book the flights after completing this step.

American Airlines Buy & Gift AAdvantage Miles 100% Bonus Until August 31, 2020

American Airlines has launched a new offer to buy AAdvantage miles with an up to 100% bonus through August 31, 2020.

The number of miles a member can buy before any bonuses are capped at 150,000 per calendar year, and the account that purchases or receives the miles must have been open for a minimum of 30 days.

American Airlines Now Allows British Airways & Iberia Flight Upgrades Using Miles

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Oneworld has been teasing (read more here) about a similar program that Star Alliance has had for years that allows members to upgrade partner flights using miles (always requires costly fare classes).

Forbes “Did British Airways Make One Cut Too Many”

Now, American Airlines has begun allowing AAdvantage members to upgrade flights that are operated by British Airways and Iberia.

American Airlines Requires Face Mask During All Touch Points From July 29, 2020

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American Airlines on Tuesday followed United Airlines (read more here) that earlier in the day announced face mask requirement not just for in-cabin use, but throughout the airport from check-in, lounges, gate, and to the baggage claim.

American’s requirement will be in place from July 29, 2020. Passengers that refuse to wear one are banned from flying the airline for the duration of the mask requirement rule.

American Airlines & JetBlue Strategic Partnership (Loyalty Program Benefits Coming)

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American Airlines and JetBlue today announced their strategic partnership for East Coast travel, where JetBlue is strong.

The airlines will codeshare each other’s flights, and American will launch international services to Athens and Tel Aviv from New York. The loyalty benefits (AAdvantage & TrueBlue) are announced at a later date.

American Airlines and United Airlines Cancel Their Hong Kong Flights Due To Crew Testing Requirement

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American Airlines and United Airlines have both announced cancellations of their Hong Kong flights again as the country now requires that all crew members are tested for Covid-19.

Except the Quarantine requirement this would place passengers and crew on the same level as far as the preventive measures against coronavirus goes and airlines (or unions) decided that would be a no go.

American Airlines Will Move Into London-Heathrow’s Terminal 5 Tomorrow July 7, 2020

If you’ve ever transferred flights between American Airlines and BA at London Heathrow Airport it might have annoyed you that you had to change terminals to/from Terminal 3 in order to catch your connection – this will now change effective tomorrow July 7, 2020 as the carrier moves into British Airways’ Terminal 5.

Terminal 3 where American operates for as long as I can think back is sort of a collection all all different airlines including most oneworld carriers such as Cathay Pacific that also operate their own lounges there (T3 airlines have temporarily moved to T2 in late April as part of a consolidation effort due to Covid-19).

American Airlines Buy & Gift AAdvantage Miles 45% Discount Until July 31, 2020

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American Airlines has launched a new offer to buy AAdvantage miles with an up to45% discount through July 31, 2020.

The number of miles a member can buy before any bonuses are capped at 200,000 per calendar year, and the account that purchases or receives the miles must have been open for a minimum of 30 days.

American Express Is Applying For A New, Spacious Centurion Lounge At Seattle Tacoma Airport

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American Express tiny and always overcrowded Centurion Lounge at Seattle Tacoma Airport has been a sore spot with card members for a long time but now Amex has apparently applied for larger space.

According to a document made public online by the Port of Seattle airport management there will be a meeting on Tuesday, June 23 to discuss expansion plans for a new lounge with 13,700 square footage.

American & United Require Passengers To Wear Masks Or Do-Not-Fly List Awaits

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Airlines in the United States have requested and strongly suggested that passengers should use masks on flights, but there has been effectively no enforcement, and flight attendants have been mostly asked to look away.

Airlines for America, industry lobbying group, announced on Monday that their member airlines would begin “vigorously” enforcing the face-covering requirements. United and American announced that they would put non-complying passengers on their internal do-not-fly lists.

Royal Air Maroc & Etihad Awards Available On AA’s Website

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American Airlines has now made both Royal Air Maroc and Etihad awards available for bookings on its website.

Reader Question Etihad Airways

Royal Air Maroc became Oneworld members back in April, and Etihad has been AA’s partner already for years.

American Airlines Introduces App Chat Function

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American Airlines has made an interesting update to both Android and the iOS apps that now allow you to chat with the agents.

Chats are useful if you are in a place where you cannot talk, the internet is the only option or happens to be overseas from where calls can be expensive.

American Airlines Buy & Gift AAdvantage Miles Up To 60% Bonus + 5% Off Though June 30, 2020

American Airlines has launched a new offer to buy AAdvantage miles with an up to 60% bonus combined with a 5% discount through June 30, 2020.

The number of miles a member can buy before any bonuses are capped at 200,000 per calendar year, and the account that purchases or receives the miles must have been open for a minimum of 30 days.

American Airlines AAdvantage Up To 10,000 Bonus Miles June 1 – September 30, 2020

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American Airlines has launched a new AAdvantage bonus offer to try to get flying public to book trips June 1 – 30, 2020.

AAdvantage members can earn double miles (up to 10,000) for flights flown June 1 – September 30, 2020, if booked in June.

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