Similar to Rocketmiles and PointsHound, Kaligo is a site that awards airline miles for hotel bookings. They are currently offering a 10K bonus miles offer for both American and United – Earn up to 10,000 Bonus AAdvantage or MileagePlus Miles (earn 1,000 miles on your first booking of $499 or more, 5,000 miles on your first booking of $500-$999,… Read full article

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There’s a blizzard coming to NYC and that should mean many canceled flights on Monday night into Tuesday. Canceled flights mean fee waivers and ticket refunds and so I woke up early this morning and rebooked our AA award flights to the Caribbean for very early Tuesday morning during what should be the height of… Read full article

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Here’s how American shared the news of their first 787 acceptance flight with their employees yesterday: This afternoon, American flight attendants, engineers and a test pilot arrived at Boeing for a long-awaited look at the first 787, and took her for a customer acceptance flight high above Washington state. Earlier this week, VP of global… Read full article

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The DOT said yesterday that they are going forward with their review of whether to strip Delta of their SEA-HND slots, despite Delta’s formal response earlier this week. The DOT was not impressed and said nothing in the response from Delta changed their previous decision. We have determined that, in light of Delta’s extensive winter-season… Read full article

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Delta has formally responded to both American and Hawaiian’s bids to take away their Seattle (SEA) – Haneda (HND) slots. In the 33 page response, Delta said that: American and Hawaiian’s efforts to strip Seattle and Washington State of their only Haneda flight and move the slots to abundantly served states in California and Hawaii… Read full article

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American will begin testing new charcoal gray (with accent color) uniforms later this month for both American and US Airways employees according to The Dallas Morning News. The test will include 500 employees who will be tasked with providing feedback on the designs. Final designs will be unveiled in the fall and roll out to… Read full article

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“We’ve asked the DOT to withdraw Delta’s Seattle-Haneda rights because of their underuse. They’ve agreed, now we’re trying to convince the DOT that our service from LAX would be the best use of those rights.” This morning American filed an application with the DOT to operate daily, year-round flights from LAX to Haneda (HND). The proposed… Read full article

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In Feb. 2014 the DOT granted Southwest restricted slots at DCA so that commercial service to Kansas City (MCI) would remain in place. The route was placed in jeopardy when Republic Airways informed the DOT on Jan. 24 that it intended to drop the route as part of its sale of Frontier. The DOT then proceeded… Read full article

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Last March, US Airways flight 1702 , an Airbus A320 heading to Fort Lauderdale (FLL), crashed as it took off from Philadelphia (PHL). All 149 passengers and five crew were able to exit the aircraft with no serious injuries. At the time, many speculated (including the airline) that it was simply an aborted take off due… Read full article

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Which carrier has the highest percentage of their fleet equipped with lie-flat seats, IFE, power, and Wifi among the big three – American, Delta, and United? After American’s $2 billion customer enhancement announcement earlier this month, Bloomberg compared each carrier’s offerings…note that these numbers do differ from the mod tracking threads on both flyertalk and airliners.net… Read full article

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“Right now we’re focused on integrating the two programs and providing the most benefit we can to our loyal customers.” “It‘s integrate first, and then we’ll innovate. This is something we wanted to do to reward our customers.” That was the quote given by Casey Norton, an American spokesman, for a CNN piece that just… Read full article

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