When I checked AA’s site this morning, I was able to log in with my US Airways credentials, but my mileage and million mile balances were still only reflective of my former AAdvantage account. Well, as of an hour ago, all my balances have been correctly combined! There’s just two hiccups that hopefully will work themselves out… Read full article

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The DOT has completed their review of Delta’s SEA-HND slots after formal requests from both American and Hawaiian. The decision states that Delta will get to maintain their daily slot pair in the interest of “consumer competition”, however they will have new requirements placed upon them including operating the flight 7 days a week, 365 days… Read full article

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Earlier this week, American Airlines announced that the US Airways Dividend Miles and AAdvantage programs would merge on March 28 (Saturday) and that mileage redemption using US miles would be suspended as of March 25, 11:59 CDT. Well, it appears that they’ve kept their word. As of this morning, the “Use Miles” check box is still available on… Read full article

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US Airways’ Dividend Miles and American Airlines AAdvantage frequent flyer programs are set to merge on March 28 (this Saturday). In preparation for the program merger, you will no longer be able to book awards via US Airways as of March 25 at 11:59 pm. What this means is we have less than 36 hours to… Read full article

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Did you know that the American Airlines hangar at LaGuardia still has the original AA logos or that the first Admirals Club was created there in 1939? Keith at UTP shares the following with our airport history buffs, be sure to check out Untapped Cities for full details: American Airlines was actually a key player in the… Read full article

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Don’t forget to enroll for 50% more miles with your Barclays US Airways / AAdvantage Aviator cards. From March 1st through June 30th, you’ll earn 50% more miles on all spend categories, up to a maximum of 10,000 bonus miles. You can register by logging into your Barclays account. This is sort of perfect for… Read full article

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Not only was my AA account hacked three times in the last week, but with a bit of research, I discovered that the hacker was looking to sell the stolen AA (and SPG) details on the web. It all started with the following emails on Saturday: The first email notified me that personal details such as my address… Read full article

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As a member of the Juicy Miles team, I’ve noticed that one of the most popular destinations for award booking assistance is travel to Australia. Incidentally, Australia is one of the toughest awards to book. Simply put, you don’t get to really decide when you want to go. Rather, you look at what is available and then plan your… Read full article

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Hunter Keay of Wolfe Research offered a very interesting scenario today in which Korean breaks up with Delta and SkyTeam, AA then pursues a 3-way joint venture with JAL and Korean, DL and Alaska break-up, and then eventually AA makes a play for Alaska Airlines. It’s fun to play what-if, but even as the analyst admits, the… Read full article

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AA president Scott Kirby said this at today’s JP Morgan Aviation and Transportation conference: “What would happen if you did change the perimeter rule is, yes, we would fly transcon. We’d fly a lot of flights from LaGuardia to the West Coast, and we’d fly them with bigger aircraft. So one, there’d be less small-community service… Read full article

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Here was my strategy for my latest US Airways application… I had one other open US Airways card at the end of December. My 10K anniversary bonus and 15K spend bonus had just posted and so I decided to downgrade my card to one of their fee free offerings (there were three choices). Although Barclays… Read full article

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