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Video tour: See inside of American’s new Embraer E175 regional jet

Earlier this week American Airlines and Republic Airways debuted their first Embraer E175 regional jet. The new plane will operate from Chicago and by the end of the year will connect ORD to ten secondary AA markets. The E175 is larger than American’s other regional aircraft. It comes configured with 12 First Class seats, 20…

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I just read an excellent photo review of American’s new ORD Flagship Check-in

Last week American opened their new Flagship Check-in at Chicago’s O’Hare airport. This makes ORD the fourth domestic airport to get the premium check-in facility. Flagship Check-in offers a more personalized and private check-in experience, and customers have a separate entrance to an expedited security line. Milepoint Maven, and oneworld award expert, Destination David was…

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Behind the scenes at American’s Lost and Found department at ORD

Jon Hilkevitch of the Chicago Tribune  interviewed Krystyna Dorsey, the lady who runs American’s Chicago’s O’Hare Lost and Found department.   For the last 17 years it’s been her job to reunite passengers with their belongings: As she spoke to a reporter, a man entered the office and identified himself as Bob Becker, saying he had received…

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Big Bonus Offers including 3X AAdvantage Miles between Miami and San Diego

American has launched several new routes and (just as they often do) they’re offering bonus AAdvantage miles to promote them. But this time they’ve made the offer a little sweeter. Typically when they start new service between two cities they’ll offer double redeemable miles, but with these latest promotions they’re doing something new and offering…

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Sweepstakes: Travel to Seoul, Lima, or Dusseldorf with 200,000 AAdvantage Miles

American Airlines will soon launch new routes between Dallas/Seoul, Dallas/Lima, and Chicago/Dusseldorf and to promote the new service they’re offering a sweepstakes: Check out our newest routes for a chance to win a trip. American Airlines is working harder to take you to more of the places you want to go, like three of our…

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New Service and Double AAdvantage Miles to Columbia, Missouri

American just announced new service to one of my favorite towns, Columbia, Missouri: Offer: Beginning February 14, when you fly nonstop between Dallas/Fort Worth or Chicago and Columbia, Missouri, you can earn double AAdvantage miles. Learn more about the special introductory fare available for travel booked by February 21. Traveling beyond? Fly from Columbia, Missouri…

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Win a trip to Hong Kong from oneworld member Cathay Pacific

oneworld member Cathay Pacific is marking the one year anniversary of their Chicago to Hong Kong service with a retro themed sweepstakes that offers a look back at their flight attendant  uniforms through the years. Here’s a look at 66 years of Cathay Pacific history in just over 4 minutes: Back to the sweepstakes, here are…

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Chicago to Helsinki AAdvantage Bonus: Earn up to an extra 25,000 Miles

Here’s a really big bonus offer for travel to Helsinki: Earn up to 25,000 American Airlines AAdvantage bonus miles when you fly round-trip on American Airlines between Chicago and Helsinki, Finland. Business Class (booked in J, D, R or I) earn 25,000 bonus miles Full-Fare Economy (booked in Y, B or H) earn 20,000 bonus…

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Targeted Double Elite and Double AAdvantage Miles Offer Extended: TX, IL, CA Residents

The Double Elite and Double AAdvantage Miles offer is back (actually, it never expired). American is extending their offer to residents of Illinois, Texas, and California of Double Elite Qualifying Miles and Double AAdvantage Miles on flights between Chicago and San Francisco/Los Angeles, and Dallas-Ft.Worth and San Francisco/Los Angeles. This isn’t a big surprise considering…

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American Airlines adds more widebody aircraft to their domestic schedule

I’m traveling this week and missed posting the results of Monday’s random drawing. So to start today’s post, Congratulations to worldtraveller2: you’re the winner of the new Marcus Samuelsson spiced nut mix! Because more than 200 American Airlines pilots decided to retire during the 4th quarter of last year, American had to reduce the number…

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