All posts by Laurie Taylor

Southwest May Bear Biggest Brunt After FAA Grounding of Boeing Max Jets

U.S. airlines downplayed the significance of the FAA’s decision to ground the Boeing 737 Max, mostly saying they have enough slack in their fleets to take care of most customers. American and United probably will be OK, but it’s hard to believe this will be business as usual for Southwest. It has more Max aircraft than the others.

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American Airlines and Hyatt Hotels to Share Elite Loyalty Benefits

Like Crossover Rewards and Rewards Plus before it, a new partnership between American and Hyatt may help elite loyalty members in both programs earn some extra perks. And with little cost associated, participation is a no-brainer. Continue reading American Airlines and Hyatt Hotels to Share Elite Loyalty Benefits

Delta proposes flights between Haneda, Tokyo’s city airport, and 5 new U.S. cities

Delta filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation to launch daily daytime service between Tokyo-Haneda airport and Seattle, Detroit, Atlanta, and Portland, Ore., as well as twice-daily service between Haneda and Honolulu. Continue reading Delta proposes flights between Haneda, Tokyo’s city airport, and 5 new U.S. cities

American Airlines Enhances Five Star Service with Private Airport Entrance, Security Screening and Helicopter Transfers

American partners with The Private Suite and Blade at LAX and JFK

American Airlines is expanding its exclusive Five Star Service options for its top customers traveling through Los Angeles (LAX) and New York (JFK). The new additions offer off-terminal entrance and private screening service with The Private Suite in LAX and a unique effortless travel experience to JFK or LAX airports with Blade, a digitally powered aviation company.

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