For many years I had Delta Gold status, then Delta Platinum. One year, I was matched to United Platinum (oh, that was a fiasco!). The next year, I was matched to Alaska MVP Gold 75. Finally, last year, I was Delta Silver, gifted to me by a friend. (Surprisingly, I was actually upgraded a few … Read More
American Airlines has announced a new campaign to show its support for Stand Up to Cancer, a charitable cancer research program. Through global awareness, research and collaboration, we’re joining in SU2C’s ultimate mission to accelerate this groundbreaking research and to get new therapies to patients quickly, saving lives. To encourage (and reward) AAdvantage members to donate to … Read More
Note: I recently traveled to South Africa on the “Etihad Mistake Fare.” I began this memoir post 2 days into my travels. ~~~~~ I promised myself I would try to write daily and perhaps post a sort of daily journal entry on my blog, but fatigue gets in the way. After 2 days and nights … Read More
There’s a new Sweepstakes from American Airlines! Explore the Dreamliner for your chance to win a business class trip for two and go anywhere the Dreamliner flies!
On Sunday, I ran the Rock N Roll Raleigh Marathon. Later that afternoon, while crowded in a car with 5 friends all heading to Raleigh Durham Airport for our respective flights home, I heard my phone ring. I feared it was about my flight to LGA, but was too squished to answer it As feared, … Read More
US Airways is a member of Star Alliance through March 30, 2014. On March 31, 2014 they will no longer be part of Star Alliance, but will be joining OneWorld. This, of course, is common knowledge to frequent flyers. Many travelers are lamenting the departure of US Airways from Star Alliance and are scurrying to … Read More
Using its best Mommy Dearest voice, American Airlines has stepped forward and said No More Fuel Charges. Or maybe, it was a little Young Frankenstein-esque Don’t you know a joke when you hear one? In any event, One Mile at a Time, has reprinted American Airline’s official statement: Last night, in a routine effort to better … Read More
According to this post by Ben at One Mile at a Time , American Airlines has issued a memo announcing that, effective immediately, it will be adding fuel surcharges to International award tickets. This surcharge could add up to literally hundreds of dollars, effectively devaluing the AA mile. This news is running like wildfire through … Read More