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American & United Agree to First Class Food Competition on Chicago (ORD) to London (LHR) and the winner is…

AA Beef

This is actually pretty cool, reporter Lewis Lazare from the Chicago Business Journal, was interested in comparing food in the international first clas cabins on American and United. He needed to find a market where both carriers competed with a First Class product from Chicago for dinner (this is actually American’s only remaining First Class…

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American Keeps Offering Me Platinum Status, Discounted Further w/ Each Email

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It seems that I receive an email every few weeks from American with an opportunity to purchase back my Platinum status which expired in February.  The emails started in February and offered Platinum status for $1,199. I’m currently an AAdvantage Lifetime Gold member. After multiple emails at the $1,199 price point, an April email had this title –…

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American Finalizes New Uniforms, Selects Cole Haan for Accessories

AA New Uniforms

Cole Haan will provide American Airlines employees with a line of accessories including scarves, pocket squares, handbags and attache cases to complement their upcoming new uniforms. The new uniforms were created by fashion designers Ken Kaufman and Isaac Franco. American also selected Cole Haan back in January to design a custom bag for in-flight amenity kits.…

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Hacker Stole $260K worth of American AAdvantage Miles to Book Hotels & Cars + My Own Experience W/ AA Hack

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A computer programmer is accused of booking luxury hotel rooms in Dubai, Florida, and Colorado as well as multiple rental cars (including one that he crashed) using $260,000 worth of stolen AAdvantage miles. The miles were accessed via hacking American Airlines accounts and then using the points to book hotels and rental cars…apparently airline tickets…

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More than a Year Later, AA Still Trying to Collect Telephone Booking Fees for All Partner Awards

AMERICAN AIRLINES NEW LOOK

Early last year American Airlines eliminated telephone booking fees in connection to award bookings that included airlines not bookable on the AA web site. This was a great move by American considering that less than half of their partners, including many of their most popular ones, are available for online bookings. The current AA partners…

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This Great Pic Says It All – Pimps, Money Laundering, Drunks, and Coke Mules at Delta, American, United, & JetBlue

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There have been a lot of airline employees behaving badly lately and this summary graphic from Trolleydolly does a great job of summarizing their crimes. Delta:  Delta employee arrested with more than $282,000 in backpack American:  American Airlines Pilot Who Authorities Say Failed Breathalyzer Test Is Charged United: United Airlines Pilot Busted for Running Brothels – “Pilot…

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