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American Basic Economy Fares expand to Transatlantic Flights

Starting in April, American will introduce Basic Economy on some transatlantic flights. This new expansion is also being made with partners British Airways, Iberia, and Finnair. There have not yet been any specific route announcements. Our take – Basic Economy is...

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How To Fly The Etihad Apartment Using American Miles

This might come as a surprise, but the best use of American AAdvantage miles is not actually flying American. Our favorite uses of AAdvantage miles are flying Etihad Airways or Qatar Airways. There is no question that the Etihad Airways...

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American announces new Policy for Checked “Smart Bags”

According to an American Airlines press release, you will now be required to remove lithium-ion batteries from “smart bags” before they can be checked luggage. This policy will be implemented on January 15, 2018.   Beginning Jan. 15, customers who...

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American announces Iceland service from Dallas

  Currently, you can’t fly nonstop from Dallas to Reykjavik, Iceland, but next year things are going to change in a big way. In September, Icelandair and WOW air both announced new nonstop routes from DFW to Reykjavik starting in...

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Earn a 10% Rebate on American AAdvantage Redemptions

  ***UPDATE*** As of 5/23/18, Citi is no longer offering this benefit on the AAdvantage Platinum Select credit card. See our post here. Earlier this week, Mr. TT wrote about how to book Qatar Airways flights with American AAdvantage miles....

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How to Book Qatar Airways with American miles

  [UPDATE] As of 10/25/18 you can now book Qatar Airways flights online with American AAdvantage miles.   If you’re going to redeem your hard earned miles, you might as well fly Qatar Airways, the best airline in the world...