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American Airlines Relationship with Alaska Faces Major Changes

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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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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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Fight Identity Theft, Earn Bonus Miles

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Earning bonus miles is nifty. Many of you do that easily by applying for one credit card after another and reaping the bonus miles. That is the fun – and certainly the most effortless – way to do it. But if you are the victim of identity theft, it can also be the difficult route to go. Take it…

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Emotional Support Animals – When Will Enough Be Enough?

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Have we hit another tipping point with passenger and crew interactions?  The latest incident appears to involve emotional support animals and occurred on an American Airlines flight. Many of you may have seen today’s story on View From The Wing about the premium class flyer who was booted from a Miami to Los Angeles flight…

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