With hardly any fanfare other than a press release, American Airlines this week rolled out a new addition to its fleet—the Airbus A321neo. Continue reading American Airlines Discreetly Introduces New Plane
Even many seasoned travelers have overhead-bin anxiety. Can Boeing and Airbus find a way to make it easier to match travelers with bin space? Continue reading Overhead Bins Stir Lots of Flyer Anxiety: Digital Tech Is Here to Help
Almost two weeks after the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grounded all Boeing 737 MAX jets, and still without a clear timeline for them to go back into service, airlines are still dealing with the impact. Continue reading Boeing 737 MAX Update: Flight Cancellations Continue for American Airlines, Southwest
American Airlines has never flown to Africa, and the last time it flew to India, it lost lots of money. But the airline is now the world’s largest, and it could soon expand internationally. Continue reading American Plots Long-Haul Expansion
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
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.
Over the next three years, American Airlines and British Airways will invest $344 million to colocate operations in Terminal 8 at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. That investment will include adding five widebody gates, new baggage systems and lounges, a premium check-in space and new concession and retail options. The two carriers will operate 14 daily flights to London from the terminal. British Airways will continue to operate from Terminal 7 until 2022.
By: Michael B. Baker
Trying to maintain a nut-free environment on airplanes is virtually impossible, but a number of carriers are taking steps to offer solutions to the problem. Following is a roundup of the allergy policies of U.S. major carriers and whether or not they serve nuts on their flights.