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Is AA Blocking sAAver Awards < 7 Days Out?

After posting my article earlier about Delta and United's stealth devaluations, I got a reply on my Twitter about some shenanigans American Airlines is playing with their "Saver" (sAAver) award availability. Additionally @AmericanAir appears to...
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American gives AAdvantage Members a 3 Month Head Start on 2021 Status

American Airlines announced a few program enhancements today. Q4 2020 Flights Count as 2021 Elite Qualification Miles The most interesting, to me, is that all of your flights between now and the end of the year...

Where can I transfer Chase, Citi, American Express, Capital One and Marriott points?

Bookmark this page. It's our master guide to which "transferable points" transfer to which airlines and hotels Last Updated: October 2020 I love "transferable currency" credit cards like the Chase Sapphire Reserve / Chase Sapphire Preferred...
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US Airlines All Ditch Change Fees – But Not Equally

You've probably heard. United, American, Delta, and Alaska Airlines have all said goodbye to change fees (for now) This was, obviously, because bookings remain untenably low due to COVID-19 and not because they just got nicer....

American Airlines’ COVID Spray is a Big Yawn

A big deal was made by American Airlines yesterday about plans to spray planes with an EPA-approved 'long-lasting' COVID-19 disinfectant concoction. The COVID-19 Spray On Monday, the EPA granted an "emergency authorization" for a product called Surfacewise...
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Refer-a-Friend to Bask Bank for 5,000 AAdvantage Miles

I've written before about the new Bask Savings Account, which is similar to the BankDirect accounts that are no longer offered, but on a more modern tech platform. The Math on Bask Bank vs. Online...
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JetBlue X American Airlines Partnership

  I really feel like all I can hear when I read the news on this is the famous Friends line "We were on a break!" JetBlue and American Airlines Announce Partnership (Again!) In the early 2010's,...
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AA Ends “Kind of Sort of Social Distancing” – Will Pack Flights Full

Recently, American Airlines has had a policy of blocking 15% of seats on their flights so that they could advertise a policy that implied they were paying attention to customer wellbeing amid the global...
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Mask Compliance Onboard Promised by Airline Trade Org

File this one under "Let me get some popcorn..." Airlines for America (A4A) Says: Major U.S. Airlines Announce Increased Enforcement of Face Coverings Airlines for America is a trade organization that represents airlines. They put out a statement...
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Monday’s Roundup: Earn Alaska EQMs With Credit Card Spend, IHG 4th Night Free Benefit...

These three news items today struck me as the most important bits of the day: Alaska Airlines Status Miles via Credit Card Spend Alaska Airlines is jumping on the train of trying to encourage more credit...