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American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX Update

American Airlines has announced they are planning to bring back the 737 MAX into service on January 16, 2020 per FAA approval. As a result, American Airlines flights will be adding up to 90 daily flight back into the schedule once all 737 Max return to service. See How American Airlines Plans to Show Its 737 MAX Jet Is…

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Earn 42,500 Bonus American AAdvantage Miles

American Airlines has announced their latest Buy Miles promotion, which is running now through October 8, 2019, where you can earn up to 42,500 bonus American Airlines AAdvantage miles. American Airlines constantly offers promotions when purchasing miles, so I’m not the least surprised to see another one being offered. With this new offer if you wanted…

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American Airlines South America Expansion

Following Delta’s partnership with LATAM, American Airlines was quick to announce its South America expansion plans. The airline will be increasing service from Miami (MIA) to Lima, Peru (LIM), Santiago, Chile (SCL), and São Paulo(GRU). Additionally, American Airlines goes after Delta in Boston with the announcement of daily Boston (BOS) to London Heathrow (LHR) beginning March 29. Per American…

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Earn 25% Bonus Converting Hotel Points To American Miles

Now through October 30, 2019, you can convert your hotel points from Marriott, IHG, Choice and more to American Airlines AAdvantage® miles to earn a bonus 25%. This may be of interest to those with certain American redemptions in mind. Take a look at this promotion here. Earn 25% Bonus Converting Hotel Points To American…

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American Airlines 2020 Summer Expansion Announced

American Airlines announced some exciting new routes for next summer as they look to continue their Transatlantic expansion with several new routes. Highlight include starting service to Africa for the first time ever for American when they begin flying to Casablanca, Morocco (CMN), in June. American is also adding new service to Krakow, Poland (KRK), and…

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American Airlines New Costa Rica and Jamaica Service from New York (JFK)

On the heel’s of American Airlines New Caribbean and Mexico Service, American Airlines is now adding even more new routes to the Caribbean and Latin America. Their smaller hub at New York’s John F. Kennedy will be growing as they add daily service to both Montego Bay, Jamaica (MBJ), and San Jose, Costa Rica (SJO). Additionally,…

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American Airlines Just Increased Fares

Get ready to pay higher airfare just in time for the busy summer travel months. Ticket prices rose by $5 for one-way domestic flights on American Airlines, according to a new report from CNN. American Airlines isn’t the only airline raising ticket prices. Hawaiian Airlines raised prices and Southwest Airlines upped ticket prices in various markets…

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How American Airlines Plans to Show Its 737 MAX Jet Is Safe

The Boeing 737 MAX jet remains grounded worldwide after two deadly crashes over the past 8 months, but American Airlines has a plan to rebuild public trust once the plane is back in the air. American Airlines CEO Doug Parker told investors earlier this week at the company’s annual shareholder meeting that staff, including executives,…

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Hyatt and American Airlines Launch Loyalty Partnership

World of Hyatt and American Airlines have announced plans for a new partnership, where members of both programs will be able to earn miles, points and status through a new loyalty relationship. We first shared plans of their new loyalty partnership back in March, however as of today it’s now live! Eligible Platinum, Platinum Pro and…

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American Airlines New Caribbean and Mexico Service

American Airlines has just announced plans to launch new service to Mexico as well as expand some Caribbean routes later this year. Highlights include adding new service to Huatulco (HUX) and Acapulco (ACA), Mexico. Additionally they’ll add five new Caribbean and eight new domestic routes beginning in December, 2019. Per American Airlines, American offers more service…

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Redeeming British Airways Avios for American Airlines First Class Domestically

British Airways and American Airlines are both members of the oneworld alliance. This means that award points from British Airways can be used to book a flight on American Airlines in the United States. While most award charts for airlines are region based, British Airways uses a distance-based system. This presents some great opportunities for…

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American Airlines Cancels More Boeing 737 MAX Flights

American Airlines has continued the cancellation of their 737 MAX flights through June 5th. As a result, about 90 American Airlines flights are being canceled each day. When it comes to flight cancellations, not every flight that was operated by a 737 MAX was canceled, as the airline is swapping out aircraft on certain routes. As…

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American Airlines Stingy with Compensation

When it comes to airlines, usually airlines are pretty good when it comes to compensation for issues that are their fault such as mechanical delays and cancellations, however as you’ll see here that isn’t always the case. A Points, Miles, and Martinis reader shared their account: I’m primarily a Delta flier based in Los Angeles,…

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American Airlines Cancels Boeing 737 MAX Flights

American Airlines has continued the cancellation of their 737 MAX flights through April 24. As a result, about 90 American Airlines flights are being canceled each day. When it comes to flight cancellations, not every flight that was operated by a 737 MAX was canceled, as the airline is swapping out aircraft on certain routes. As…

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Hyatt and American Airlines New Loyalty Partnership

World of Hyatt and American Airlines have announced plans for a new partnership, where members of both programs will be able to earn miles, points and status through a new loyalty relationship. Through this strategic collaboration, elite members in both program will have access to the following loyalty benefits: AAdvantage  In addition to World of Hyatt…

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Earn 10X AAdvantage Miles Book Marriott

American Airlines is offering 10x AAdvantage miles per $1 when you book with Marriott today. If you have some Marriott stays to book, check out this deal and take advantage of the promotion if you like American miles. Earn 10X AAdvantage Miles Book Marriott Mileage terms Please note these terms & conditions: Not eligible on…

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Redeeming British Airways Avios for Hawaii Flights

If you’re looking to use your credit card points or airline miles to get to Hawaii, you’ll want to check out using British Airways Avios, as they can be a great alternative to American Airlines AAdvantage miles. British Airways offers a distance based award chart for their partner airlines such as America Airlines. For flights…

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Drastic Changes to American Airlines Flight Attendant Bases

American Airlines has officially completed their merger with U.S. Airways, and as a result flight attendants from both airlines can now fly with each other. Previously, only pre-merger U.S. Airways flight attendants could fly together, and the same for pre-merger American Airlines flight attendants. As a result of this change, the airline is able to…

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