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Video: American’s CEO Doug Parker and team impersonate One Direction

An annual Halloween costume show has long been a big event at US Airways, and the tradition continues at the new American. The Ft. Worth Star-Telegram’s Andrea Ahles posted a video on YouTube of CEO Doug Parker and his executive team performing for employees at a rally last Friday. Elise Eberwein, EVP People and Communications,…

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Video Tour: American Airlines refreshed 767-300

American is in the process of ‘refreshing’ their international 767-300 widebody fleet.  These upgraded 767s will feature fully lie-flat seats in a 2 class cabin configuration.  The details: American intends to retrofit up to half of its existing 767-300ER aircraft. Those that are redesigned will operate with the new configuration with fully lie-flat Business Class…

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Party Pics: American celebrates new service from DFW to Hong Kong and Shanghai

This was a big week at Dallas/Ft. Worth International Airport, on Wednesday American launched direct flights between DFW and two destinations in China: Hong Kong and Shanghai. The new service to Hong Kong is especially exciting because it represents an entirely new destination for American! The new DFW/Hong Kong route will boast the longest AA…

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Rocket Miles: Double Dip AAdvantage Miles and Business ExtrAA points!

You can already earn a lot of AAdvantage Miles with Rocket Miles, now you can double dip and earn Business ExtrAA points too! Business Extra has teamed up with Rocketmiles to help your travelers earn AAdvantage miles and your company earn Business Extra Points on hotel bookings. Travelers can earn up to 5,000 AAdvantage miles…

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AA Website Trick: Print Inflight Receipts

Looking to impress your friends or add a bar room trick to your repertoire?  Or maybe you just want to show off to the accounting department. Here’s how you can retrieve a copy of a receipt for an inflight purchase. Go to   Submit the the required info (flight number is optional)   And wait…

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Reader Trip Report: Miami to Buenos Aires in AA Business Class

(Editor’s Note: A few months ago I shared with you what I thought was one of the best reviews I’ve read of American’s new 777-300ER. It was written by AA Geek Chris (@kingdomchris71) and posted on FlyerTalk. Chris recently returned from a trip to Argentina and had a chance to experience American’s 777-200 Business Class…

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