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The Real Impact of Delta’s Skymiles Medallion Program Changes

I received a survey from American Airlines last year. I expect they sent it to many of their Aadvantage members. One of the questions was related to how I would react to a change in their reward program. Specifically, it … Continue reading

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Board Your Flight Before the Schmucks

Boarding early is one of the most attractive benefits of elite status. There’s always room for your carry-on, you’re not relegated to taking 1 step per minute down the jet-bridge, and you don’t have to squeeze through dozens of people … Continue reading

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Shortcut to Executive Platinum

Reaching Executive Platinum is the pinnacle of reward status on American Airlines. You get unlimited complimentary upgrades, a 100% Elite mileage bonus, guaranteed seat availability on flights, and much more. The challenge is that it typically takes 100,000 miles or … Continue reading

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Decoding American Airline’s Elite Rewards for 2012

A fan of the blog sent me the following e-mail that he received from AA.com. I knew AA had announced the return of their “Elite Rewards,” but this is the first marketing I’ve seen for it. I decided to dive … Continue reading

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Temporary Offer to Double Elite Qualifying Miles on AA

I just came across a great temporary offer from American called: “Qualify For AAdvantage Elite Status Faster Than Ever”. The offer doubles your Elite-Status Qualifying Miles for travel in the month of January, 2012. This counts even for travel already … Continue reading

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Make The Most Of Your Frequent Flyer Program

My friends joke that I’m George Clooney. I probably make waaaay too big of a deal out of loyalty programs, namely my AAdvantage account. However, they can impact the quality of your travel in a major way. Instead of comparing … Continue reading

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