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Category: American Aadvantage

Dec 09

American and US Airways complete merger; No near-term changes

On a good day, airline mergers are confusing.  On a bad day, well, you don’t want to be within 20 miles of an airport.  Employees have to be trained on each others’ systems, customer service rules and, for our purposes, frequent flyer programs.  For our sake, there are a couple of important items to note. …

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Nov 22

A list of oneworld alliance members

Here is a list of the airlines in the oneworld alliance.  Note that certain affiliate carriers (airlines that provide service as partners of the larger carriers) are listed separately.  The major US airline in OW is American, although US Airways may join after their merger. airberlin American Airlines British Airways Cathay Pacific Finnair Iberia Japan …

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Nov 04

Shopping for miles: 17 American miles per dollar spent at Nieman Marcus

In the Shopping for Miles section, I discussed earning miles by shopping through an airline’s website.  You can get some good deals, but you rarely get more than three or four miles per dollar spent.  Often, the biggest rewards are for merchants you may never have heard of who are willing to offer great rebates just …

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