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30 Years of AAdvantage: Join Netflix today and earn 3,000 AAdvantage Miles

If you are a ‘new’ Netflix customer, you can get 3000 AAdvantage Miles if you join today via aa.com/30. This is part of the month long promotion that American Airlines has been running to celebrate 30 years of AAdvantage. This is not a very lucrative promo given that AAdvantage almost always offers 2500 miles for…

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AAdvantage 30 days of deals: Get 30K AAdvantage miles for 5 roundtrips

American Airlines’ (AA) celebration of 30 years of the AAdvantage program has been lucrative for many frequent fliers. Free miles, discounts, free flights; we have seen everything this year. The latest is 30 days of deals similar to the 25 days of deals they had 5 years back.   You can earn up to 30000…

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Making Complex Award Bookings

Booking complex award itineraries, made up of multiple cities and multiple connecting flights can be very painful. I just booked such a trip myself. When I started out I had no idea how cumbersome and time consuming it would be. I really thought I had it easy. After all, I had enough miles on all…

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Choosing an Airline or Alliance: Why hubs matter?

I have discussed the idea of having one primary airline you credit all your miles on in several previous articles. I have also discussed the importance of Airline Alliances and why the airline you choose should be a part of one of the three Global Alliances. As you go about picking your primary Airline and…

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Look Ma, I have a Million Miles

As I was updating the spreadsheet I use to track my miles over the weekend, I happened to glance down at the bottom row, where I show a grand total of all my miles. It said 1,001,238. Cool! I wish it was bank balance that read that, but miles balance is a good start. I…

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Alaska Airlines: The Switzerland of Frequent Flier Programs

Alaska Airlines and its sister airline Horizon Air have been a standout in a world dominated by Airline Alliances. Alaska Airlines has ‘gone it alone’ (or with its one sibling) and built up a formidable network of airline partners. This network of domestic and international partners has given Alaska the international connections and access to…

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So, who gets the ‘Ugly Girl’?

The CEO of Continental called US Airways an Ugly Girl! As he was describing why his company jumped up to negotiate a merger with United Airlines, he said that they did so to ensure that United did not get married to the ‘Ugly Girl’ – US Airways, who United was in merger talks with. You…

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Airline Alliances: The Next Generation

The evolving Airline Alliances and Partnerships: Airline Alliances have been a critical element in the evolution of collaboration between airlines to provide travel and elite benefits to their passengers. When United, Air Canada, Lufthansa, SAS and Thai got together back in 1997 to form Star Alliance, it changed the whole industry. From a passengers perspective,…

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