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Sep 9, 12, 5:49 pm
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Posted By GoBears

no real criticism intended but I'm in awe of the...

no real criticism intended but I'm in awe of the effort and attention to the debate and discussion on the amenities packs. I'm in the planning stages of a west coast US-DXB-JNB-CPT-DXB-home routing...
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Views: 20,845
Posted By GoBears

I still have my first AAdvantage statement from...

I still have my first AAdvantage statement from August 1981, so I must have joined in June or July 1981. My AAdvantage number is all digits starting with 50. I believe the last two digits are check...
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By GoBears

In the early days of AAdvantage, before there...

In the early days of AAdvantage, before there were different codes for upgraded and paid first class, you did get the 25% bonus. (I think it might have been a 50% bonus then, actually.) It used to be...
Replies: 48
Views: 11,442
Posted By GoBears

I will end the year with 49,590 miles, less than...

I will end the year with 49,590 miles, less than 500 short of PLT. I called the AAdvantage desk to see if they thought I would retain my PLT status, and the agent told me I probably would get PLT...
Dec 7, 08, 3:05 pm
Replies: 597
Views: 8,081
Posted By GoBears

You fly the airline because you like it. If the...

You fly the airline because you like it. If the benefits and service aren't good enough, you go to another airline.

AA serves the cities I fly to; the service is about as good as it gets in these...
Replies: 31
Views: 4,929
Posted By GoBears

Everyone gets different questions. One of my...

Everyone gets different questions. One of my questions asked about London. It asked which large park was visible when St. Paul's Cathedral was shown on the map. I answered Hyde Park because that's...
Jul 7, 08, 11:16 am
Replies: 81
Views: 12,226
Posted By GoBears

Leave your laptops in the case!!

UPI (http://www.upi.com/Business_News/2008/07/07/Please_remove_your_laptop_may_go_away/UPI-24581215436810/) is reporting that the TSA "may" allow passengers to leave their notebook computers in the...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,138
Posted By GoBears

OK, what are those rules, and what does "THE CITY...

OK, what are those rules, and what does "THE CITY PAIRS BELOW ARE CONSIDERED THE SAME POINT" mean in the rules?

I asked this once before on this forum, and got conflicting answers. One person said...
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Views: 33,965
Posted By GoBears

Even worse! I made a reservation yesterday using...

Even worse! I made a reservation yesterday using the code and paid for it. Today, the code doesn't work and my reservation is gone! AA not only deactivated the code but they cancelled by ticket.
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Views: 78,115
Posted By GoBears

Flew BOS-LAX on May 1, and my miles just posted...

Flew BOS-LAX on May 1, and my miles just posted today. But I did not receive double EQMs, just the usual 2,611. (I registered for AADER the day it was announced.)

Anyone else had this experience?...
Replies: 23
Views: 2,647
Posted By GoBears

A few weeks ago, I tried to reserve seat 9B on a...

A few weeks ago, I tried to reserve seat 9B on a 757 flight. The web page said it was empty, but when I tried to reserve it, it wouldn't let me. A "glitch" caused me to lose my original seat, and the...
Replies: 3
Views: 999
Posted By GoBears

ON THE MOVE promotion

A new AA promotion here (http://www.aa.com/promo). Prizes include Nokia smartphone, trip to LA, mileage.

However, at the end of the registration, you are instructed to visit aa.com on your mobile...
Replies: 180
Views: 11,464
Posted By GoBears

We were diverted from DFW to SAT on Tuesday (Mar...

We were diverted from DFW to SAT on Tuesday (Mar 18) due to heavy weather. We ended up spending over 5 hours on the tarmac at SAT until we were allowed to deplane. Sure, there was bad weather, but...
Replies: 63
Views: 4,942
Posted By GoBears

Mrs. GoBears and I flying ONT-DFW(-BOS), diverted...

Mrs. GoBears and I flying ONT-DFW(-BOS), diverted to SAT because of tornado, spent 5 hours on the tarmac, flew back to DFW, and am stuck here for the night.

If any other FTers are stuck in DFW and...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,073
Posted By GoBears

What are "CITY PAIRS"? in fare rules

Most AA fare rules include the following verbage in the "PERMITTED COMBINATIONS" section:

THE CITY PAIRS BELOW ARE CONSIDERED THE SAME POINT- BWI-WAS FLL-MIA OAK-SFO OAK-SJC SFO-SJC NYC-EWR...
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Views: 23,504
Posted By GoBears

There is something wacky about whirledtraveler's...

There is something wacky about whirledtraveler's original posting.

Firstly, if whirledtraveler buys just before flying, he is probably buying full-fare coach, sometimes Y. He should be getting...
Replies: 16
Views: 3,273
Posted By GoBears

15% discount offer ACTUALLY 5.7%!!

I received an e-mail from AA today with a 15% off code good on "all published Economy Class fares" between LAX or ORD and LHR.

I went to EF and found N fares at $323. When I booked them on AA.com,...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,065
Posted By GoBears

New membership guides available.

The new EXP, PLT, GLD Membership Guides are now available at www.aa.com under AAdvantage/Program Details/AAdvantage Elite Status.

I did not see anything different from last year. Anyone else see...
Replies: 27
Views: 1,870
Posted By GoBears

OP here. Both Blumie and Gabatta said this...

OP here.

Both Blumie and Gabatta said this was not consistent with their experience, and I agree. Yesterday was the first time I had seen the line opened up like this. I hope it is not a new...
Replies: 27
Views: 1,870
Posted By GoBears

Elite security line at BOS not so elite

Mrs. GoBears and I flew BOS-LAX last night. The elite line through security was quite long and no one checked our BPs as we entered, so I sneaked peaks at other people's BPs, and saw only two or...
Replies: 14
Views: 936
Posted By GoBears

Since this is the AAdvantage forum, there are...

Since this is the AAdvantage forum, there are some interesting AAdvantage facts from the 10-K which I'd like to point out.

The report says:

there are about 60,000,000 AAdvantage members
...
Replies: 342
Views: 48,915
Posted By GoBears

I have 9,513 old miles in my account, and I have...

I have 9,513 old miles in my account, and I have been told I can combine them with a few new miles to redeem a 10A award from the old charts, the only award available for 10,000 miles. Trouble is: a...
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Views: 230,814
Posted By GoBears

Why not? There are actually three airports that...

Why not? There are actually three airports that straddle the US/Canada border. If Canada can do it, why not Mississippi?:cool:
Replies: 342
Views: 48,915
Posted By GoBears

Another great "old miles" award is the 50A, which...

Another great "old miles" award is the 50A, which is an F/C ticket plus an F/C upgrade to anywhere in the US including Hawaii, Canada, Carribean.

But here's the trick: use the free ticket for your...
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