Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to AA/BA/IB/AY and their business class non-discountable round trip fares between new York (JFK), USA and Barcelona (BCN), Spain.
Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to American Airlines and their business class non-discountable round trip fares between San Francisco (SFO), USA and Venice (VCE), Italy also available on BA/IB/AY codeshare flights.
America Airlines Waives AAdvantage Miles Expiry Through December 31, 2021 & Systemwides July 31, 2022
American Airlines has hinted that they would extend systemwide upgrades expiring this year, making this official yesterday. However, the expiry of evips has been pushed to July 31, 2022, already this month.
The airline is also waiving the expiry of AAdvantage miles through December 31, 2021. If you don’t have any activity, the miles will expire on January 1, 2022.
American Airlines has brought back the hotel points to AAdvantage miles conversion bonus offer that they used to run once or twice every year.
American will bonus conversions from IHG Rewards and World of Hyatt by 25% if you initiate after registering for this offer and by June 30, 2021.
American Airlines has launched three offers to get AAdvantage members to retain their existing status or to have easier access to a higher one.
All elite members are eligible for Elite Qualifying Dollars boost, you can earn bonus Elite Qualifying Miles for up to 10 flights, and you can also buy Elite Qualifying Miles.
American Airlines & Southwest Airlines Extend Their Ban On Alcohol Sales Until (At Least) Mid-September
Two of the largest U.S. carriers – American Airlines and Southwest Airlines – both of which have previously restricted the sale/serving of alcoholic beverages on their flights have announced that these measures will be extended until at least September.
The carriers cite an increased frequency of altercations with unruly passengers during the pandemic as reason to continue not sell any alcohol in economy class for a while (free booze is still being served in First- and Business Class).
American Airlines has launched a new offer to purchase or gift AAdvantage miles up to a 40% discount through June 20, 2021.
A while back, American Airlines upped the number of miles you can buy before any bonuses to 150,000 every calendar year. The account that purchases or receives the miles must have been open for a minimum of 30 days.
Now, frequent flier members from AAdvantage and TrueBlue can earn, albeit not yet redeem, miles on both airlines. Previously, the mileage earning was limited only to codeshare flights. There is still not a word about the upcoming reciprocal elite benefits.
Following last years blanket extension policy for American Airlines AAdvantage status and upgrades the carrier is rumored to soon announce new easements for their frequent flyers.
According to information allegedly revealed by an American Airlines executive during a customer call they will announce extensions to Systemwide Upgrades in early June and make status qualification easier.
Plaza Premium Group, a global airline lounge network with 60 or so lounges, has now launched its Lounge Pass product after parting away with Priority Pass and LoungeKey effective July 1, 2021 (read more here).
There are three passes available, and a lounge visit will set you back $30 to $34. Plaza Premium continues to be part of the American Express Global Lounge Collection to which Platinum and Centurium cardholders have access.
Italy Opens To U.S. Tourists Without Quarantine When Arriving On American Airlines & Delta Air Lines “Covid Free Flights”
Italy is the most recent European country where U.S. travelers can travel to without restrictions such as a quarantine as long as they arrive on the special “Covid Free” flights operated by American and Delta Air Lines.
To fly on these “COVID-tested” flights from the U.S. to Italy, all customers are required to complete mandatory testing, both before departure and on arrival, regardless of their vaccination status.
Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to American Airlines and their business class non-discountable round trip fares between Atlanta (ATL), USA and Rome (FCO), Italy, also available on BA/IB/AY codeshared flights.