When Airlines Don’t Issue Fee Waivers It Becomes A Safety Issue

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I’m a huge fan of American Airlines since in my opinion they have the most responsive social media team, best frequent flier program in the U.S. and arguably the top premium product for LAX/SFO-JFK flights. However, I’m shocked and disappointed that they are currently the only U.S. airline that hasn’t offered a fee waiver for […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Why You Shouldn’t Pay Extra for American Airlines’ Preferred Seats

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Why You Shouldn’t Pay Extra for American Airlines’ Preferred Seats As you probably know by now, legroom in coach is getting tighter and tighter. That’s because the airlines have started squeezing more seats into planes to make more money. If that weren’t bad enough, some airlines (ahem, American) now charge extra for a regular coach […]

Why You Shouldn’t Pay Extra for American Airlines’ Preferred Seats

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As you probably know by now, legroom in coach is getting tighter and tighter. That’s because the airlines have started squeezing more seats into planes to make more money. If that weren’t bad enough, some airlines (ahem, American) now charge extra for a regular coach seat but disguise it as a “Preferred Seat.” How’s that? […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of December 17, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Delta security flaw lets passengers access others’ boarding passes Gogo to install Wi-Fi on American Air’s two-class regional jets Delta rebrands cabins, classes of service United Airlines is giving each of its 23,000 flight attendants an iPhone 6 Plus Chicago is going to build its own app […]

Travel Tip of the Day: American Offering Bonus Miles in 2015

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American Offering Bonus Miles in 2015 The big airline news today comes from American Airlines, which announced the terms of huge, great promotion that will run all of 2015. Here’s how it will work: Beginning January 1, American customers will earn bonus miles when they fly on a purchased First or Business Class ticket for travel through December 31, 2015, […]

American Airlines’ Lucrative Bonus Mile Promotion for Premium Passengers

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I love how American Airlines isn’t following Delta‘s and United‘s revenue-based plans (at least, not yet) in which fliers earn miles based on ticket price instead of miles flown. And now, they’re starting to lure Delta’s and United’s business and first class fliers with an amazing new promotion for premium passengers. American announced today that beginning January 1, […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of December 10, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Win for travelers: Congress caps airline-ticket TSA fees Korean Air Executive Ejects Crew Member After Poor Nut Service Uber has been banned in Delhi after a driver was accused of raping a passenger American Airlines Set To Upgrade Fleet And Finally Compete With Delta Sir Richard Branson […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of October 29, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: American Airlines Just Announced Their New AAdvantage Program with US Airways Dividend Miles Members Seeking Unity, U.S. Revises Ebola Monitoring Rules Wi-Fi hotspot named for terror group delays AA flight at LAX United to launch route from Newark to Newcastle, England The MD-11 makes its final scheduled […]