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American’s First Class Meal Order Changing

In another standardization move to integrate process with US Airways, we will see American’s first class meal order changing on September 1. Long-time flyers have grown used to sayings like “odd kids sit at the back of the bus” or “FEBO” (front even, back odd) to remember the order that meal preferences are taken on…

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Reciprocal Upgrades – American and US Airways – Part IV

This is the last part of a four-part series on reciprocal upgrades between American Airlines and US Airways. In Part I, we discussed how American’s elite status members can upgrade on US Airways metal. In Part II, we reviewed how US Airways’ elite status members can upgrade on American metal. In Part III, we reviewed…

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Reciprocal Upgrades – American and US Airways – Part III

This is Part III in a four-part series on reciprocal upgrades between American Airlines and US Airways. On Tuesday we discussed how American’s elite status members can now upgrade on US Airways metal. Yesterday we discussed how US Airways’ elite status members can now upgrade on American metal. In this post, I’ll cover what happens…

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Reciprocal Upgrades – American and US Airways – Part II

This week, we continue our series on tackling the new reciprocal upgrade policy between American and US Airways.  Today we’ll tackle the topic of US Airways elites upgrading on American Airlines operated flights. The policy of allowing reciprocal upgrades is still only a couple of months old but it eases some of the pain of adjusting to merger…

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Reciprocal Upgrades – American and US Airways – Part I

Many of us who regularly fly on American or US Airways are experiencing the aftereffects of route consolidation so that flights we are accustomed to on US Airways may now be operated solely by American.  Or likewise, we may find ourselves on US Airways flights because they are still underpricing American on many routes (at…

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Strange but True Stories From the Road

I thought it might be fun to start a semi-recurring topic of strange but true stories from the road.  It seems like my life is a series of these (whether I’m traveling or not) and they form a web of cautionary tales and been there done that life lessons that help me travel smarter! I’ve…

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