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Q & A with American on their A321 Transcontinental Plans

The other day American announced that the Boeing 767-200s they use on their JFK to LAX and JFK to San Francisco routes will be replaced with smaller, 3 cabin Airbus A321s configured with fully lie-flat seats in First and Business class. They also revealed their plans to offer Main Cabin Extra seating, in-flight wifi, and…

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Got Klout? Get free access to the SFO Cathay Pacific Lounge

(Editor’s note: I’m still uploading photos and video from yesterday’s American Airlines press conference, so please come back a little later today to read my related post.  I’ll  be giving away some goodies from the Swag Bag!).    Klout is the online service that attempts to measure a person’s online influence. They analyze content from social…

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oneworld news: Cathay Pacific video tour of SFO lounges and foursquare contest.

Back in December oneworld member Cathay Pacific opened a new First and Business Class lounge in San Francisco’s international terminal. The lounge is built with the finest quality Carrara white marble & “China Black” granite, with warm bamboo wood finishes and panoramic windows offering an abundance of natural light. The reception wall is made of…

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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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New York to San Francisco: 1876, 1929, 1953, and 2012

My favorite domestic flights are those on American’s Boeing 767s between New York and San Francisco. One of the reasons I like them, is that I think that they offer a great opportunity to use some of your AAdvantage Miles and maximize your redemption value when you upgrade to first or business class from a…

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Extra Business ExtrAA points for travel through DFW to San Francisco, San Jose or Fresno

If you’re enrolled in the American Airlines Business ExtrAA program (sort of like AAdvantage Miles for small business), you can pick up some extra points if you travel though (or from) Dallas/Ft Worth to San Francisco, San Jose or Fresno: In appreciation of your company’s business, we are excited to reward you with a special…

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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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Targeted CA, TX, IL residents: Double Elite Qualifying Miles and Double AAdvantage Miles on Virgin America Routes

American and Virgin America have been battling it out in California, Texas and Illinois.  I’ve seen fares from my home airport (DFW) to Los Angeles and San Francisco drop to about half what they were a year ago, and both airlines have been offering big fare sales on the routes that they both serve.  …

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“Five Days of Giveaways” on flights between San Francisco and Chicago and Los Angeles and Chicago

American is giving away prizes to lucky travelers on their Chicago/Los Angeles and Chicago/San Francisco routes.  From the press release: American Airlines is giving customers five times the fun of flying with five days of opportunities to receive Admirals Club passes, a gift of AAdvantage bonus miles or other great prizes when traveling on select…

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Virgin America comes to Dallas. American responds with Double Elite Miles and Giveaways

Unicorn Chaser – Virgin America at LAX by J Brew on Flickr (Editor’s note: the 15 Days of Give Aways has ended, but the Double AAdvantage Miles and the Double Elite Qualifying Miles promotion is still active.  Go here and use promotion code LASF2 when you register for this offer) Virgin American starts service from…

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