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Delta: “If We Are Later than American & United, We’ll Pay You!”


The Chicago Tribune reports that Delta plans to offer travel credits if its on-time arrival and flight completion rates fall behind American and United. It’s part of a program the airline is pitching to its corporate clients to take advantage of their operational performance which they claim cannot be replicated by their biggest competitors. If American…

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Breaking: American Canceling Tel Aviv Service – PHL-TLV Ends January ’16 – Unprofitable


Wow, in a shocking release today, American says that the legacy US Airways flight never made a profit in six years of service and that they are canceling the route as of January. The Street obtained a copy of the release.  When word of an AA/US merger first broke, one of the biggest questions was where…

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Alaska Board Room Members get AA Admirals Club Access as AA/AS Get Closer

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Alaska is cozying up to American Airlines as their relationship with Delta becomes more and more strained.  Beginning August 15th, Alaska Board Room members will have access to American Admirals Clubs. Alaska also mentioned that they “are working to expand their codeshare agreement even further later this year.”  Check out the full details at The Dallas Morning News.

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Earn Thousands of Bonus Miles by Shopping Online for Back to School Supplies

Anyone who follows these blogs knows that using online shopping portals is a great way to accelerate your miles and points earnings, and rack up thousands of bonus miles for purchasing things that you were planning to purchase anyway. You can earn 2, 3, 4, or even up to 10 or more bonus miles per dollar…

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JetBlue & FedEx Back Gulf Carriers, Could AA Ditch US3 & Join M. East Carriers?


Both JetBlue and FedEx have come out in support of the Gulf carriers in the battle with the US3. JetBlue has partnerships with Emirates, Etihad, and Qatar, while Fedex is currently expanding a major hub operation in Dubai. JetBlue had this to say: “Just as the three U.S. legacy carriers currently alleging unfair subsidies have exhibited…

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AA Boeing 787s Coming to LAX for Shanghai (PVG) and São Paulo (GRU) Flights

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American Airlines announced via its employee Arrivals newsletter last Thursday that B787s are coming to LAX in November! “On Oct. 5 it will start flying between LAX and Shanghai (PVG) and on Nov. 5 we’ll begin flying the aircraft between LAX and São Paulo (GRU),” “We’ll load these flights into the system this weekend.” American…

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