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Reader Poll: With fewer First Class seats, will you avoid American’s new A319?

American published the seatmaps for the A319s that they’ll be introducing to their fleet this Fall. The new planes will replace MD-80s on routes from DFW to some of the smaller markets that American serves. Ben was quick to note that the new plane will have even fewer First Class seats than American’s CRJ-700 regional…

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Reader Poll: Because of the pilot slowdown, will we see a return of Double Elite Qualifying Miles?

I think that one thing most people can agree on is that the AA pilot slowdown is bad for everybody: the company, management, pilots and their coworkers, creditors, and passengers. I read a thread on Milepoint that was started by a member who’s planning a cruise a little later this year. He asked whether or…

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F-Word on a T-Shirt: Does American owe an apology for denied boarding?

Jodi Jacobson, Editor in Chief of RH Reality Check, which is (in their own words) an “online community and publication serving individuals and organizations committed to advancing sexual and reproductive health and rights” wrote an article yesterday about a woman that was denied boarding because of the shirt that she was wearing. The woman, identified…

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