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Qatar-American Alliance, Travel Influencers, Myanmar Glut

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Welcome to the Round Up – our recurring compilation of the interesting, intriguing, and just plain weird things we find on the internet. Qatar Doubles Down on American  –  VFTW broke the news this morning that Qatar Airways is taking a 3.5% ownership stake, and possibly as much as 10%, in American Airlines. Qatar Airways is already the lead…

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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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