American Airlines First Officer Dies During Final Approach In Albuquerque, New Mexico

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A sad day for the family, colleagues and friends of an American Airlines pilot who suddenly deceased while performing his duties as a First Officer on the final approach to Albuquerque.

The captain of the flight handled the final approach and landing by himself after which he quickly steered the aircraft to the gate where paramedics were waiting for his colleague.

American Airlines & China Southern Partnership Commences Late 2017

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On Tuesday, American Airlines (Oneworld member) made announcement that it would make $200 million investment in China Southern Airlines (SkyTeam member) giving it 2.68% share of the Chinese carrier.

American Airlines China Southern

Delta made similar investment back in 2015 when it purchased 3.55% stake on China Eastern (both members of the SkyTeam).

Airfare of the Day: American Airlines Economy Class Boston to St Maarten USD 263

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Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to American Airlines One Way Instant Purchase fares between Boston and St Maarten.

American Airlines Buy & Gift AAdvantage Miles Up To 77% Bonus March 21 – April 13, 2017

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American Airlines has launched a new buy & gift AAdvantage miles campaign with up to 77% bonus or purchases made between March 21 – April 13, 2017.

American Airlines AAdvantage Buy Miles Campaign March 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.

American Airlines Removes Blind Woman From Aircraft Over Limited Space For Her Guide Dog

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American Airlines “brilliant” customer service came to shine again when a flight crew had a 61 year old blind woman removed from the plane after issues developed over accommodation of her guide dog.

Apparently ground agents didn’t assign the lady a seat that would easily accommodate the dog which led to issues once they got on board.

American Airlines AAdvantage Issues Membership Cards Without Expiration Date For Lifetime Status Members – Disaster In The Making?

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American Airlines AAdvantage has sent out new membership cards to their lifetime status members that from now on won’t include neither an expiration date or a designator of lifetime/unlimited status validity.

This might become a serious problem especially for those who hold Lifetime Platinum (2 Million Miles+) status and seek to use their card in order to gain lounge access.

Choice Hotels American Airlines Quadruple AAdvantage Miles (1,000) Per Stay March 10 – April 15, 2017

Choice Hotels has launched a new promotion for American Airlines AAdvantage members stays at hotels in the United States.

Choice Hotels Choice Privileges American Airlines 1,000 Advantage Miles Per Stay March 10 - April 15 2017

Members will earn quadruple miles for their stays (250 base + 750 bonus) during the promotional period.

American Airlines Brings Back Complimentary Meals To Their LAX/NYC/SFO Transcon Flights Effective May 1st 2017

American Airlines follows suit after the competition announced that complimentary food will return to limited domestic routes, in this case transcontinental flights between LAX/SFO and New York City.

Offering complimentary meals in Economy class has been discontinued over a decade ago by most if not all U.S. domestic airlines and just last month Delta made the start re-introducing it on transcon flights.

Brace Yourselves: American Airlines Newly Designed ELEVEN (!!) Boarding Group Process Is A Complete Mess!

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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.

Deerstrike! – American Airlines Flights Hits Deer During Takeoff At Charlotte-Douglas Airport

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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.

American Airlines Buy & Gift AAdvantage Miles Up To 43% Bonus + 10% Off February 2 – 8, 2017

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.

American Airlines Flies With A Nose Full Of Cocaine – 30 Pounds Of Drugs Discovered!

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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.

American Airlines Eliminates Seatback Inflight Entertainment Screens On Their New Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft

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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.

American Airlines Up To 40,000 Bonus AAdvantage Miles US – Europe January 19 – March 31, 2017

American Airlines has launched a new campaign for up to 40,000 bonus AAdvantage miles between United States and Europe.

American Airlines AAdvantage Europe Up To 40,000 Bonus Miles 2017

The offer is valid on flights marketed by American Airlines and both booked and flown between January 19 – Marc 31, 2017. Registration is required.

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