Executive Platinum

3 Ways American Airlines Could Keep My Loyalty

Call it the “blah-ification” by a thousand cuts. That’s the case with the American Airlines AAdvantage program over the past couple of years. While there have been occasional positive changes, the negative tweaks have me trying to think logically.

American Airlines Rolling Out a Bunch Of (Semi) Expected Changes

We were expecting revenue-based earning to be announced by American Airlines at some point. It looks like we are getting a lot more announcements today than just that.

New American Airlines Partnership With Uber Is A GREAT Double Dip Opportunity!

If you’re going to play this game of miles and points, it’s essential to take advantage of double-dip opportunities. They come along less often than they used to, but this partnership between American Airlines and Uber will allow you to stack up the earnings for a few months.

Cheap Flights To Vegas and Europe And The FAA Wishes The Rams Were Staying In St. Louis

Today’s Best of the Rest features status matches to American Airlines Executive Platinum status, the FAA doesn’t like the Rams new stadium, false start before turning over a NewLeaf, cheap flights to Vegas and Europe…..

My 2015 Year In Flight

This is always one of my favorite posts of the year. It’s not because I’m telling you about where I traveled. It’s because I get to remember all the fantastic places we were able to visit.
Most trips I take have remarkable elements, especially those that I take with my family. My wife has a much better memory than I do, though. So, this exercise at the end of the year is my reminder of those memories we made.

American Airlines Announces New Zealand Service. Are New AAdvantage Policies A PLUS Here?

It’s got to be a positive when American Airlines keeps announcing new international service. First, there was Sydney. Then Haneda and now Aukland. I’ll hope there’s more, but I openly wonder how things shake out with what’s announced so far?

It Appears American Airlines Has Determined Their Changes To The AAdvantage Program In 2016

It’s been a crazy 36 hours or so of rumors about what American Airlines has planned for 2016. And, while some changes seem “real”, I have doubts about some others. There’s plenty here to believe, question and challenge. What’s your opinion?

Athens & Paris For Dollars A Day. British Airways First and Business Class Lounges at Philadelphia Airport

The British Airways Galleries Club lounge is small but ample. You’ll find a first class and business class section to the lounge, and a quick peek here at both.