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The First and Only First Class Option on U.S. Domestic Flights Ever

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Recently, American Airlines has become the first and only U.S. carrier to offer travelers first-class seating on domestic flights. Until recently, passengers have only had the choice between economy and business-class flights when flying between U.S. cities.   This options doesn’t come cheap, however, at $8,000 for a round trip ticket between Los Angeles and […]

The New Boeing 787-9 is Unveiled

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On Saturday Boeing unveiled their latest addition to the Dreamliner fleet, the 787-9, which Boeing expects to be ready for its first flight later this summer.   The 787-9 is 20 feet longer and will carry 40 more passengers. The new aircraft will also be able to fly an additional 300 miles compared to the […]

How American Airlines / U.S Airways Merger Impacts Business Travelers

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As most of you are probably aware, American Airlines and U.S Airways finalized a deal to merge the two airlines. The new airline will be called American Airlines and will now hold the title of the world’s largest airline. Historically speaking, airline mergers of this magnitude have their hiccups and growing pains. It’s likely this […]

US Airlines to Start Offering Internet Access on International Flights

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As airline competition heats up so do airline advancements in on board entertainment technologies. The most important and widely requested of new in flight innovations is Wi-Fi. Most airlines in the U.S offer the service on domestic routes but have yet to advance to the point of offering it on overseas travel, until now. United, […]

American Airlines, One Year Bankruptcy Anniversary. What’s Next?

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A year ago, American Airlines filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The historic data of airlines filing and emerging from bankruptcy in one year is not an easy task. The other legacy carriers such as Delta and United took well over a year to emerge from bankruptcy. Today Delta is among the most profitable of […]

Review: American Airlines Business Class

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American Airlines has done a lot over the years to spruce up the offerings on its business class flights. In fact, you might well think you are in first class with American, especially on their international flights between the U.S. and Europe, Asia and South America. The seats are bigger, the entertainment is better, the […]

American Airlines begins historic JFK-Tokyo route

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Starting tomorrow, American Airlines will launch their new route between John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York and Tokyo International Airport (also known as Haneda Airport). This marks the first carrier in the world to operate a flight between these two airports.  

2010 Holiday Gift Ideas for Travel Addicts

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Thanksgiving is over and Christmas is on the way. Hopefully those of you in the United States didn’t venture out too far on Black Friday, and in case you still have some shopping to do, there are plenty of options for the traveler on your holiday gift list. Oftentimes, people categorize travelers as being difficult […]

American Airlines Goes Eco… With Its Coffee

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Starting this coming Monday, November 1, passengers on board all American Airlines flights will be served a new, eco-friendly coffee… in a bigger cup! The airline, which has suffered under economic strain the past few years, announced yesterday that they will be gracing their customers with coffee produced by Java City, a coffee company based […]

Giving the Gift of Travel

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I have often been told that I am a hard person to shop for, mostly because I travel so much (and relocate almost as often!) that people are reluctant to buy me traditional gifts. Odds are, you have a friend that fits this description: someone that just can’t keep their feet on the ground and […]