Monthly Archives

Monthly Archives for January 2011.

Double AAdvantage Miles from Dallas to Joplin, Missouri

“Main Street Joplin” Photo credit: KellyK on Flickr American Airlines has announced plans to start service between Dallas/Fort Worth and Joplin, Missouri starting February 11, 2011. To celebrate launch of their new service, they’re also offering Double AAdvantage Miles on flights between the two cities. Joplin officials worked with American Airlines to bring twice daily,…

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Order DIRECTV and get 7,500 AAdvantage Miles

“Directv” Photo credit: ellibertario on Flickr Just in time for your Super Bowl watch party, DIRECTV is offering new customers 7,500 AAdvantage Miles when signing up for service. I used to be a customer of what was probably the most evil cable company that ever existed: TCI. I once called to report an outage and…

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Sign up for the free Best Western Rewards loyalty program and get 250 AAdvantage Miles

“250 Tesserae” Photo credit: Dauvit Alexander on Flickr Wow, this is a pretty cool offer.  Best Western is offering new members of their Rewards program 250 AAdvantage Miles just for joining. They’re also offering new members and current members bonus AAdvantage miles with each stay. Typically when you stay at Best Western you’ll earn 250…

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Double AAdvantage Miles from Los Angeles to Vail

“Ski Lift Self Portrait” Vail, Colorado. Photo credit: Todd Lappin on Flickr I was traveling Monday, and earning double AAdvantage Miles and Double Elite Qualifying Miles on a return flight from San Francisco to Dallas. My in-flight experience on American is generally very good, but once in a while I’ll have one of those flights where the flight attendants deliver and…

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American Airlines disables powerports on all 767-200s and some 767-300s

“Electrical Outlet” photo credit: grendelkhan on Flickr I’m traveling today.  Last night I went online to AA.com to see if wifi is available on my flight (it isn’t) so I decided to see what movie selection was being offered in January and came across this: Powerports on the 767-200, select 767-300s and the 757s have been…

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American Airlines orders the new Boeing 777-300ER.

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vsv_50C2yQE A Boeing 777-300ER assembled in less than 5 minutes. American Airlines will be the United States launch customer for the Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. The new 777-300ER will be the largest twin-engine, long-range, commercial jetliner when it enters service, capable of flying 7,930 nautical miles or, more importantly since AAdvantage Miles appear to be calculated…

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Rent a car from Thrifty and get Triple AAdvantage Miles

“TEFC Open Day September 2004” photo credit: kenhodge13 on Flickr Thrifty Car Rental is offering triple AAdvantage Miles with their “Book Smart. Earn Triple Miles” promotion. American Airlines AAdvantage members will earn triple miles on rentals of a Compact car or larger vehicle for three days or longer. Offer valid for pick up January 15…

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The Next Generation Check-In Experience from oneworld member Qantas

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-YznwL_nQs Qantas is testing a new “Next Generation” check-in service with premium members of their frequent flyer program in Sydney and Perth.   This new ground service will enable their premium customers to bypass the lines and to speed through the check-in process. Late last year, some Silver, Gold and Platinum members of their Qantas…

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Qantas coming to DFW. Now you can earn more than 17,000 AAdvantage Miles direct from Dallas. Even better, a Fare Sale and Double AAdvantage Miles through January 31.

“Qantas 747-400 ER” photo credit: Juan Francisco Diez on Flickr Friday, oneworld member and American Airlines partner, Qantas Airways announced that they’ll launch service between Dallas/Ft. Worth and Sydney starting May 16.   They also announced that they’re canceling direct service from Sydney to San Francisco.  From the Qantas press release: The route will see…

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Get the American Airlines Google Gadget and search for fares from your iGoogle homepage

American Airlines Google Gadget on my iGoogle page. Photo credit AAdvantageGeek on Flickr Something I recently discovered is the American Airlines Google Gadget which allows you to search for fares on AA.com from your iGoogle homepage.  You can even embed it on your own website or blog if you’re so inclined. Use it with the American Airlines Cents-Per-Mile…

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