American: Get A Rebate On Award Tickets, Web Special Awards From Just 4,250 Miles!

American is offering a rebate of 250 miles per flight segment flown if you register here. This is valid for AA flights flown in October...

American Cracking Down On Hidden City Ticketing? Just Don’t Be A Hog

I wrote back in April that American's Audit department seemed to be trying to justify their continued existence during the COVID-19 era. Then in July...

AAmazing! American Goes Above And Beyond In Their Elimination Of Change Fees, With Several New Benefits Added!

Related posts: WOW! United Eliminates Domestic Change Fees For Good, Plus Free Cancellation On All Awards With 30 Days Notice! Delta Matches United’s...

American Is Pausing Mileage Expiration Until 2021!

American paused their mileage expiration from March-June due to COVID-19. In July they started expiring miles again, unless you were under the age of...

American Extends Window To Book American AAdvantage Awards With Free Date Changes And Cancellations!

Save Up For A Trip To Israel: Earn Up To 65K Miles On 4 Citi AAdvantage Mastercards; 5 Months Left To Earn Million Miler...

Save Up For A Trip To Israel: Earn Up To 65K Miles On 4 Citi AAdvantage Mastercards; 5 Months Left To Earn Million Miler...

Update: With American flying from Dallas and JFK to Tel Aviv next year, and rumors of adding Miami to Tel Aviv as well, will...

Reader Questions: What Plane Will American Fly And How Many Miles Will I Need For American’s New Tel Aviv Flight?

The most surprising Israel flight news this month was that American will fly nonstop from JFK to the holy land. They plan to launch service...

A Deep Dive Into The Best Way To Use Miles To Fly American Or British Airways Between The US And London

A dive into the zany world of award booking: It's been a while since I did a deep dive into the miles and taxes needed...

WOW! American Will Fly Nonstop Between JFK And Tel Aviv And Will Add More JFK Flights With New JetBlue Partnership!

American has just announced that they will fly nonstop between JFK and Tel Aviv starting next year. This will be enabled by a new codeshare...

American Airlines’ Shocking Formal DOT Response; Don’t Mess With AAdvantage!

Last year I wrote about AA shutting down accounts for creating multiple or dummy AA accounts in order to generate credit card mailers that...

American Miles Will Start Expiring Again Starting Tomorrow, Unless You’re Under 22.5 Years Old

American paused their mileage expiration in March due to COVID-19. Starting tomorrow, miles will begin expiring again after 18 months of inactivity. That means...

Final Day To Book American AAdvantage Awards With Free Date Changes And Cancellations!

Back in April, American changed the definition of what constitutes an award change. American has always allowed free date changes on awards, except for web...

American Kills Legacy Award Calendar, But There’s Still A Hack To Use It…For Now

For the past year or so, American has had 2 award search options. The advanced search page gave access to their easy to use legacy...

The American AAdvantage Account Shutdowns Are Being Grossly Misreported; Are Their Auditors Struggling To Justify Their Existence?

Airlines have audit/corporate security teams to ensure that people aren't abusing their mileage programs. Historically, airlines have policed the selling of miles and upgrades...

A Week After Accepting $5.8 Billion From Taxpayers, American Airlines Raises Transatlantic Baggage Fee To $150 Round-Trip

Effective for tickets purchased as of today, American is raising basic economy 1st checked bag fees between the US and Europe, Israel, or Morocco...

American Eliminates Free Date Changes On Awards Within 60 Days, Details Their Weak Vacation Discount Offer For Elites

Buried in yesterday's surprising announcement that American would count credit card spending for million miler status, were changes to award ticket change fees. The bad...

Here’s How To Check How Much You’ll Need To Spend To Earn American Million Miler Lifetime Elite Status Without Flying

Update: American has clarified that signup bonuses and double mile categories won't count for million miler status. Earlier today, American announced that miles earned from...

WOW! American Extends Elite Status And Announces That Credit Card Spending From May-December Will Count Towards Million Miler Lifetime Elite Status!

American finally announced that they too will extend their members elite status. That follows other North American airlines like Alaska, Delta, United, and Air Canada as well...

American Will Delay Its Return To Tel Aviv By An Entire Year Due To Coronavirus

American's exit from Israel had its drama and its return has had its fair share as well. American pulled out of the Tel Aviv market...

American Will Park Most Widebody Planes, Suspend Most International Flying

American is announcing major network reductions starting tomorrow. Some 135 out of 150 American widebody planes will be parked starting this week as American slashes...

Now Live: American And Hyatt Reciprocal Elite Status Challenges

Last year I wrote about reciprocal benefits between American and Hyatt: AA elites earn 1 AA mile for every eligible dollar spent at qualifying...

Using American’s Award Map To Find 5K Mileage Tickets

American has a very useful flight award search map to find discounted award tickets. I've written about this previously, but unsurprisingly given the current circumstances,...

American Does A Poor Job Matching JetBlue’s Coronavirus Change Policy

JetBlue and Alaska previously announced free change policies due to the coronavirus. American is now announcing their own policy. It's applicable for tickets purchased between March 1, 2020...

Uh-Oh: AA Eliminates Close-In Award Fees

American has eliminated the $75 close-in fee on award tickets effective immediately. Delta and United previously did that and proved that we should always "Beware...

Hyatt Globalist Just Gave Me AA Executive Platinum Status, Call Your Concierge To Check If You Qualify!

Update, 12/23: American has just added 4 systemwide upgrades valid through 1/31/21 to my account! Check your AA.com wallet to find yours. Thanks Hyatt! Update...

Fly Between The US Mainland And The Hawaiian Islands In AA Business Class For Just 28K-30K AA Miles Each Way!

Use American’s new mileage search from their home page (Don’t click on advanced search) for flights between the US mainland and Hawaii and you can...

Fly From The US To Hong Kong In AA First Class For Just 61K AA Miles Each Way!

Use American’s new mileage search from their home page (Don't click on advanced search) for flights from the US to Hong Kong via Dallas...

American Backtracks On Daily Tel Aviv Flights

Last week I wrote about American filing to increase their Dallas-Tel Aviv flights form 3x weekly to daily, just a month after they started...

Just A Month After Bookings Open, American Announces They Will Fly To Tel Aviv Daily!

Related post: HOT! Fly From The US To Tel Aviv For Just 20K AA Miles! American announced in August that they would return to Israel...

HOT! Fly From The US To Tel Aviv For Just 20K AA Miles!

Use American’s advanced mileage search via this link on a desktop browser for flights between the US and Tel Aviv and you can find Economy...

Fly Between The US And Mexico, Central America, Or The Caribbean For Just 7,500 AA Miles Each Way!

Use American’s advanced mileage search via this link on a desktop browser for flights between the US and Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean...

Fly Between NYC, Boston, Chicago, DC, Or Miami And Los Angeles, San Diego, And More For Just 5,000 AA Miles Each Way!

Update: This deal is still alive! Originally posted on 11/6: Use American’s advanced mileage search via this link for flights nationwide and you can find Economy...

Ready To Drop Everything And Travel Today? Here Are Sample Flights Still On Sale For Just $30.30!

Yesterday we posted $30.30 flight deals from JetBlue and from American. Hundreds of DansDeals readers are flying across the country today and I've heard from...

American And JetBlue Chicago Weather Waivers Mean You Can Book $30 Tickets Through Sunday!

American and JetBlue, among other airlines, have released weather waivers for travel to/from Chicago. Both waivers allow for free changes for travel though 11/3...

Ends Tomorrow: Get A 25% Bonus For Transferring Hotel Points To American!

Update: This offer ends tomorrow! Originally posted on 9/18: American is offering a 25% bonus for converting select hotel points into miles through 10/30. Registration is required. This...

SMOKING HOT! HURRY! Fly Between NYC, Los Angeles, And More Cities To The Hawaiian Islands For Just 5,000 AA Miles Each Way!

Update, 10:34pm: Now 10K miles each way. Use American's advanced mileage search for a round-trip flight from Los Angeles, NYC, and many other cities to...

American Will Fly Nonstop From Los Angeles To New Zealand’s South Island And Add More Nonstop Service From North America!

Tourism between North America and New Zealand is rapidly growing, but until now the only nonstop flights from North America have been to Auckland,...

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