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Trip Report & Review – American Airlines Flagship Lounge LAX Terminal 4

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I purposely redeemed with American for my return flight from Maui (OGG) to New York so that I could fly in first on one of their new Airbus A321 transcontinental flights from LAX to JFK (see – Disappointing American First Class Experience on the A321 LAX-JFK). The first class flight also granted me access to the…

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Disappointing American First Class Experience on the A321 LAX-JFK

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I purposely redeemed with American for my return flight from Maui (OGG) to New York so that I could fly in first on one of their new Airbus A321 transcontinental flights from LAX to JFK.  While this flight only cost me $5.60 and 47.5K miles including the Hawaii segment, one-way first class on the A321s…

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American to Introduce 5th Business Class Seat Variation – “Best Yet” for 777s, 787s, & A350s

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American will introduce a brand new business class seat for the remainder of their B777-200s as well as B787-9s and A350s as per Brian Sumers, a correspondent for Aviation Week and a Condé Nast Traveler contributor. This will be the 5th business class variation for the airline since they introduced their Cathay like 777-300ER herringbone seat in 2013.…

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American / Avis-Budget Sign New Contract – 500 Miles Min on 2 Day Rentals incld Corporate Travelers!

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American and Avis Budget Group this morning announced details of their new preferred partnership agreement. Avis, Budget, and now Payless will be the preferred care rental partners of American’s AAdvantage program and will improve the mileage earning benefits for members. Earning for AAdvantage members increases from 50 miles per rental day to 500 or more…

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AA Will Bring 787 to Chicago for Europe Route this Summer, Great Availability

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American will operate the Boeing 787 Dreamliner beginning in June from Chicago (ORD) to Manchester (MAN). The aircraft will replace the 767-300ER until October 15, 2016. Like many other transatlantic American routes right now, there is fantastic availability, even during peak times like July 4th… Business on American’s 787 includes 77-inch lie-flat bed, direct aisle access,…

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After 10+ Years American Airlines Finally Brings Back Free Snacks

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After over 10 years of tightening the purse strings so much that passengers felt like they were being nickel and dimed for everything, American Airlines has decided to make one (minor) positive change: it announced the return of free snacks when flying in economy. American Airlines has not offered economy class passengers free snacks since 2003.…

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American Releases New Close-Up Photo of Updated Lux Amenity Kits

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We now have an updated and clearer picture from AA of their new Cole Haan amenity kits. Previously on Weds… American Airlines announced a new amenity kit this morning to “elevate the travel experience.” Cole Haan, 3LAB Skincare, C.O. Bigelow Apothecaries and Clark’s Botanicals are working together to deliver the new kits which are set to…

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