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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


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


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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US Airlines at War With Each Other Over Flights to Cuba


If you thought U.S. airlines would peacefully divide the rights for commercial flights to Cuba among themselves, think again. The Los Angeles Times has put together a summary of the accusations U.S. airlines are making against each other as they fight for the rights for these routes. These are some of those accusations: In Delta’s…

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American, Delta, & United Provide Belgium Updates – Details on Arriving Flights from US

American, Delta, and United have provided statements on the horrible attacks that took place this morning in Belgium. United provided details on their arriving flights from IAD and EWR while Delta gave updates on their flights from ATL and JFK. Meanwhile, American confirmed that their check-in area was not hit as part of the attack…

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American Devaluation – What You Need to Book Now…and what can wait till tomorrow


It’s here…pricing for several American Airlines AAdvantage awards will change tomorrow. Below is a recap once again of awards that are worth booking today as well as a few you can wait to book post-devaluation. 1. First Class Awards to Europe You could argue that business class is good enough for travel to Europe. While that…

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