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American Airlines Relationship with Alaska Faces Major Changes

American

Major changes are coming to the American Airlines relationship with Alaska Airlines at the end of 2017. Many travelers will be affected by these revisions which include a reduction in mileage accrual opportunities and the elimination of reciprocal elite status benefits. Changes will take place on January 1, 2018 but affected frequent flyers should start evaluating the impact now.

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Travel Goals and Status Check Up – 2017 Mid-Year

Jennifer checks in on her 2017 travel goals, what her progress towards status looks like, and whether she is achieving those travel goals at mid-year. Airline status, hotel status, leverage of travel technology, credit card strategy, and travel/life balance are just a few of the areas where she weighs on in the state of the union.

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Join Sam’s Club, Earn Up to 5,000 AAdvantage Miles

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I’ve always considered myself more of a Costco girl.  But there is something to be said for the lure of free miles.  And when free miles come with bulk goods (like 5-packs of toothpaste) it’s a bonus! I’d originally overlooked the notice that American sent me about this partnership a couple of months ago.  But…

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ATC Privatization Shouldn’t Be A Political Decision

American Airlines requesting support for ATC upgrades

Last week, Trump proposed fast-tracking the NextGen air traffic control system (or ATC abbreviated) for managing commercial flights over US airspace. Some airlines have taken to goading their members to support the bill. However, you should make your own decision and it should be an apolitical one. Advocates of the privatization measure say moving air traffic…

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