A quick fun Happy Easter story as we all get back in to the groove!
American Airlines lost a battle in court to discontinue paying for retiree benefits. They essentially wanted to stop making payments they promised to make so retirees could have medical and life insurance. The judge rightfully said no. Even if they had the legal right to do so, this is just a bad idea.
American AIrlines and US Airways are having a great fare sale to the Caribbean, with dates available through March of 2015. Labor Day and Christmas are blacked out but Thanksgiving looks available.
Starwood has announced their summer 2014 promo, entitled “Earn Away, Get Away.” It’s essentially double Starpoints unless you can include a Sunday night stay to bump it up to triple points. On par, it’s about as valuable as the previous promo “Bring on the Nights”.
I don’t consider myself a Twitter expert, so there’s a very small chance this is a scam and I’m just wrong. But, this looks pretty authentic to me. Buzzfeed has the full scoop. And, they’ve done a great job of turning a very NSFW picture into something you can view without moral obligation or getting […]
Stop by the Admirals Club at DFW Airport in Terminal C to play a quick game and earn free AAdvantage miles.
American adopted a similar strategy to United and Delta this week, adopting changes that make it more expensive for customers to redeem awards. They did it without notice, and matched their competitors by reducing the number of free checked bags an elite member receives.
The search continues for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. It will likely be one of the most costly and complicated recovery operations in history, while the families and loved ones of those on board continue to wait for answers.
Only a few months into Doug running the combined airline, American is raising a bunch of prices for awards. Some things are staying the same or getting easier/cheaper, but there’s a lot of unpleasant stuff here. On quick glance, I don’t think it’s tragic, but it’s definitely not good.
Tickets just went on sale for a more advanced version of the popular Frequent Traveler University I’ve been involved with over the last few years and the event is already almost sold out. Gary of View From The Wing has a ton of details here. There’s also a discussion thread on Milepoint so you can […]