Hotel CEO In Hot Water, Airline Saves The Day, Resort Fees Are GOOD Things?, & More!

Written by joeheg @ Your Mileage May Vary

Happy Sunday to all of our travel friends, both near and far! Here are some articles we’ve read from other bloggers (and other sources) that we think you may like, as well, so we’re passing them along. The labor strike between American Airlines and the…

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Business class to Spain under $2K RT nonstop on oneworld / SkyTeam

Written by Nick Reyes @ Frequent Miler's Quick Deals

Premium Flights and View from the Wing are reporting some very good business class fares between New York and Spain. While basic economy can be less than $300 round trip if you catch a sale fare, this is a good price if you’re looking for paid business class. It’s also a potentially decent use of points. For example, rather than transfer from Chase Ultimate Rewards to a partner to book business class to Europe (most charge…

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American Airlines Flight Cancellations Triple, Judge Orders Mechanics to Stop “Interference”

Written by JT Genter @ The Points Guy

American Airlines just scored a big victory in its ongoing labor dispute with its mechanics. At 5 p.m. CT on Friday, a judge issued a temporary restraining order against AA mechanics and its unions to refrain from “any form of interference with American’s airline operations.” In the scathing order, the judge notes that the restraining …

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American Airlines Escalating Feud With Mechanics Explained In Secretly Recorded Video: Explosive Arguments Between Employees & Management!

Written by Sebastian Powell @ LoyaltyLobby

A few weeks after American Airlines has filed a lawsuit against their mechanics union the situation is reaching a boiling point and employees apparently feel emboldened to engage in hefty arguments using unkind language. One employee took a video while receiving a profanity laden scolding by a superior at Chicago O’Hare Airport last November, after […]

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Here’s How to Use Your American Airlines Miles to Book First-Class Awards on China Southern

Written by JT Genter @ The Points Guy

For the past few years, American Airlines and China Southern have been deepening their relationship, starting in March 2017 with a $200 million investment from AA to acquire a minority stake in the Guangzhou-based carrier. Then, in November 2018, the two airlines announced an expanded partnership including mileage redemptions on each other’s flights. Without notice, …

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American Airlines Updates Wine Offerings at Admirals Clubs and Flagship Lounges

Written by Ben Mutzabaugh @ The Points Guy

American Airlines is refreshing its wine lineup this month for customers visiting Admirals Club lounges, Flagship Lounges and Flagship First Dining. For visitors to American’s Admirals Clubs, the complimentary offerings will now come from two new “custom-designed” wines that have been exclusively made for the airline by Bobby Stuckey, one of American’s master sommeliers. The …

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American Airlines CEO: Boeing 737 MAX Likely to Fly Again By Fall

Written by Zach Wichter @ The Points Guy

American Airlines CEO Doug Parker said he expects the Federal Aviation Administration to allow Boeing 737 MAX jets to return to service by mid-August, though the airline is keeping the plane off its schedule until Sept. 3. “We wouldn’t be selling seats today unless we believed it was a highly likely possibility,” that the planes …

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Airfare of the Day: American Airlines / Iberia BUSINESS CLASS New York (JFK), United States to Madrid (MAD), Spain from $1,954 Round Trip 

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to American Airlines and their business class sell-up round trip fares between New York and Madrid. This fare allows to be routed on Iberia codeshare flights. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: American (AA) VLX4C1P5 NYC […]

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Airfare of the Day: American Airlines BUSINESS CLASS Tokyo (NRT/HND), Japan to Los Angeles (LAX)/San Diego (SAN), United States from $1,968 Round Trip 

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to American Airlines and their basic season midweek business class excursion round trip fares between Tokyo and California. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: American (AA) ILX09ON1 TYO to LAX. Booking class: I. Price: from $1,968 […]

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American Airlines Buy & Gift AAdvantage Miles Campaign Until June 30, 2019

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

American Airlines AAdvantage Buy & Gift Miles June 2019American Airlines has launched new buy & gift AAdvantage miles campaign that is valid through June 30, 2019. AAdvantage members can get 10% discount and earn up to 100,000 bonus miles during this sale. You can access this offer on AA’s website here. Note that I couldn’t pull up the discounted price and bonus on […]

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All Business: The American Airlines Shuttle in First Class From New York to Washington

Written by Javi Rodriguez @ The Points Guy

If there’s one thing I’ve learned since starting my dream internship at The Points Guy just a few weeks ago, it’s that things move fast. Like, really fast. I accepted my internship, and just moments later I was getting calls from TPG team members to collect my full name as it appears on my passport, passport …

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Take the Family to Florence: A Complete Planning Guide

Written by Barbara Schultz @ The Points Guy

For a lot of parents, the idea of a long-haul flight and European travel with young children is daunting. Still, from the time my kids arrived, I was counting the days and our pennies until the time was right for our family of four to visit some of my favorite European destinations. When we finally …

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Changes For JetBlue, Amex & Hilton, Kids Are FREE Into Shows, Chase Says They Won’t Close Account, But…, & More

Written by joeheg @ Your Mileage May Vary

Happy Sunday to all of our travel friends, both near and far! Here are some articles we’ve read from other bloggers (and other sources) that we think you may like, as well, so we’re passing them along. Gary at View From The Wing writes about upcoming c…

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American Airlines Extends Cancellation of Boeing 737 MAX Flights Through September 3

Written by J. Scott Clark @ The Points Guy

American Airlines announced on Sunday that it will extend the cancellation of all Boeing 737 MAX flights through September 3, 2019. Previously, American’s flight cancellations were set to run through August 19. The grounding of the MAX has led to American canceling around 115 flights daily, which will now continue through the September 3 date. …

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J.D. Power 2019 Report: The Best Airlines In North America

Written by SharonKurheg @ Your Mileage May Vary

The responses of the annual J.D. Power 2019 North America Airline Satisfaction StudySM have been tabulated and analyzed and the top U.S. airlines have been announced. We’ll cut to the chase and let you know that Alaska Airlines won first place fo…

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Could American Airlines Replace Boeing 757s With New Airbus A321 Model?

Written by Ben Mutzabaugh @ The Points Guy

Could American Airlines turn to Airbus and a proposed long-range version of the Airbus A321 to replace the aging 34 Boeing 757-200 jets in its fleet? That’s the suggestion from Bloomberg News, which cites unnamed “people familiar with the matter” in reporting that American is considering such a move. Airbus has not formally launched the …

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American Tackles Gate Overcrowding in Philadelphia With a Unique Solution

Written by JT Genter @ The Points Guy

American Airlines has been on a growth spurt from its transatlantic hub in Philadelphia (PHL). Just this week, AA launched three new European routes — Dubrovnik, Croatia (DBV); Bologna, Italy (BLQ) and Berlin, Germany (TXL). With those new flights on the schedule, American says it’s now offering more than 420 daily flights to about 120 destinations. …

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How to Use Your Points and Miles to See the Total Solar Eclipse This Summer

Written by Juan Ruiz @ The Points Guy

Ever wanted to be part of history and witness — live and in-person — an awe-inspiring natural phenomenon? Well, if you don’t have travel plans yet for the holiday week of July 4, you may want to dust off those solar eclipse glasses and get the family ready for an adventure. On July 2, 2019, …

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American Airlines Awards Currently Not Bookable Through Iberia Plus

Written by Benji Stawski @ The Points Guy

One of the best ways to book many American Airlines award flights is through the Iberia Plus program — especially now that British Airways has increased partner award rates. That’s because Iberia prices award flights based on the total distance flown, with short trips of up to 600 total miles — such as between Miami (MIA) …

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