American Airlines

Pretty Cool! Earn Up To 50,000 Bonus Miles From American Airlines

Reminiscent of the old US Airways Grand Slam promo (but nowhere near as lucrative), American Airlines has a partner earning promotion that most folks can earn a decent bonus from.

5 Years Later, I Finally Visit My Favorite Airport For The First Time

I realized when I landed on my most recent flight that there’s a story I hadn’t told in quite some time.  I wasn’t even on Boarding Area back when this happened.  Many of you that read my blog on a regular basis right now probably don’t know the story behind why a small airport in New England is my favorite airport.  For me, it’s a funny story.  I’m pretty sure I wrote about this years ago, but I’m sharing this from my memory. Just about 5 years ago, I was […]

American Airlines Media Day: Evolution, Not Revolution

I was fortunate enough to attend American Airlines Media Day a few days ago. It was a full day of presentations and Q&A with top executives about past results and future expectations. These were my takeaways.

Hurricane Maria Airline Travel Waivers

Here’s a fairly comprehensive list of airlines offering travel waivers in anticipation of Hurricane Maria.

Is United Losing Money On Basic Economy?

Basic Economy is the latest customer UN-friendly creation to come out of Scott Kirby’s lab. While not totally his making, he’s spent enough time pumping it up with steroids. The product being rolled out still needs to be tweaked. And, some more attention needs to be spent on how to make more money off the most loyal customers.