Airfare of the Day [Business Class] BRITISH AIRWAYS/AMERICAN AIRLINES New York to Rome from $1,955

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to British Airways and their business class non-discountable round trip fares between New York (JFK), USA and Rome (FCO), Italy. This fare allows to be booked on American Airlines codeshares. Remember you can always email or send us a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: British Airways […]

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ExpertFlyer just became even more valuable to American Airlines’ flyers

Written by Zach Griff @ The Points Guy

If you’re a pro-traveler, odds are that you’ve heard of ExpertFlyer. But even if you haven’t, the latest change from American Airlines should make you consider subscribing. For the uninitiated, ExpertFlyer is one of the best — and most advanced — tools around for travelers and frequent flyers. The site, which is owned by TPG parent …

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DLD 314: Shut your Pi hole

Written by Seth Miller @ Wandering Aramean

Earnings season is back, with billions burned and little in the way of optimism for the industry. But traffic continues to increase and route networks adjust, with airlines trying to capture whatever bits of the market they can.
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Deals of the week: Amtrak kids travel free, $40 transcon flights and more

Written by Victoria M. Walker @ The Points Guy

Editor’s note: As the travel industry reopens following COVID-19 shutdowns, TPG suggests that you talk to your doctor, follow health officials’ guidance and research local travel restrictions before booking that next trip. We will be here to help you prepare, whether it is next month or next year. As travel begins to pick back up, …

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American Airlines changes the confirmed upgrade process

Written by Zach Griff @ The Points Guy

There’s no better feeling than scoring an upgrade. In fact, upgrades are one of the top benefits of elite status. On American Airlines, top-tier Executive Platinum and invite-only Concierge Key elites are awarded four (soon to be five) systemwide upgrades each year. These certificates can be used to confirm a one-way, one-cabin upgrade beginning at …

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The Boeing 737 MAX is about ready to return to US skies. Will it make it for the holidays?

Written by Edward Russell @ The Points Guy

U.S. authorities are in the final miles of the 19-month marathon to re-certify the Boeing 737 MAX. Most expect the Federal Aviation Administration to sign off on changes to the aircraft’s systems and training protocols before the end of the year. Once this happens, the race will be on to see what U.S. airline will …

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American Airlines has a new timeline for its ‘Project Oasis’ updates to A321s, 737s

Written by Edward Russell @ The Points Guy

American Airlines is using the coronavirus pandemic to accelerate work on some of its passenger cabins. Retrofits to many of its Airbus A321 and Boeing 737-800 cabins — known as “Project Oasis” — are continuing apace despite broad cost cuts during the crisis. American now plans to complete work on the 737s by March 2021 …

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Airfare of the Day [Business Class] AMERICAN AIRLINES New York to Milan from $1,911

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to American Airlines and their business class non-discountable round trip fares between New York (JFK), USA and Milan (MXP), Italy. Remember you can always email or send us a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: American (AA) INN4A1S5 NYC to MIL Booking class: I. Price: from $1,911 […]

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American Airlines retires its last Airbus A330, goes all-Boeing for wide-body jets

Written by Edward Russell @ The Points Guy

The changes to American Airlines fleet continue as the coronavirus pandemic resets flying. The Fort Worth, Texas-based carrier has retired its 15 Airbus A330-200s, officially making it an all-Boeing wide-body operator of 777s and 787s, American said Thursday. The A330s have been in long-term storage since May. The move brings the number of jets retired …

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How the pandemic changed my award redemption priorities

Written by Victoria M. Walker @ The Points Guy

At the beginning of 2020, I had lofty expectations of how I would use my points and miles this year.  In 2019, I earned over 150,000 points and miles from sign-up bonuses on cards like the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card and my American Express® Gold Card, as well as targeted promotions on cards like the …

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American makes another change to partner elite seating perks

Written by Zach Griff @ The Points Guy

American Airlines has been busy making policy adjustments throughout the pandemic. Just last week, the Fort Worth-based carrier was first to announce elite status changes for 2021. AA has also permanently eliminated most change fees, improved the basic economy experience and more. It isn’t all good news, though. Earlier in October, the airline eliminated partner …

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TPG reader question: Which benefits are better — airline credit card perks or low-tier elite status?

Written by Chris Dong @ The Points Guy

Editor’s note: This article is part of a column to answer your credit card questions. If you would like to ask us a question, tweet us at @thepointsguy, message us on Facebook or email us at tips@thepointsguy.com.  The pandemic has given new meaning to everything, and that includes the value of elite status with an airline. From elite …

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Airfare of the Day [Business Class] BRITISH AIRWAYS/AMERICAN AIRLINES Paris to New York from 1,072€

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to British Airways and their midweek business class excursion round trip fares between paris (CDG), France and New York /JFK/EWR), USA. Remember you can always email or send us a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: British Airways (BA) INX9T1S4 PAR to NYC. Booking class: I. Price: […]

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American Airlines AAdvantage Hotel Points To Miles 25% Conversion Promo Until October 31, 2020

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

American Airlines is offering a bonus for converting select hotel program points to miles until October 31, 2020. AAdvantage members can earn a 25% bonus for conversions from World of Hyatt and IHG Rewards Club. You can access AA’s hotel promotions here. Conversion schedule: 5,000 World of Hyatt points to 2,000 miles that would be […]

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