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Update to AA/US Merger

By on Mar 29, 2015 in American Airlines, FFP update, US Airways | 0 comments

Two days ago I posted that as part of the merger, status was updating across both programs.  As of today, the mileage balances have combined.  You should also see your current progress towards elite status. There may still be some kinks to be worked out but overall the transition should be smooth.  According to the email that American sent out today, it seems that...

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AAdvantage and Dividend Miles Merger Underway

By on Mar 27, 2015 in American Airlines, FFP update, US Airways | 0 comments

  American Airlines sent an email out on March 24 saying the programs would combine loyalty programs on March 28, 2015.  As of right now, statuses have already started updating.  My US Airways Chairman’s Preferred status has already started to update on AAdvantage as Executive Platinum.  If you have status on one of the airlines you should check to see if...

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SPG transfer bonus to AA and US

By on Jul 4, 2014 in American Airlines, Promotions, Starwood, US Airways | 0 comments

SPG currently has a 20% transfer bonus to American Airlines and US Airways until July 31, 2014.  For every 5 SPG points you transfer, you will get 6 AA or US miles.  Keep in mind that SPG already has a built in transfer bonus for every 20,000 miles transferred to any airline.  This means in 20,000 blacks you will get 30,000 miles for every 20,000 SPG points...

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US Airways Mastercard Devaluation

By on May 20, 2014 in American Airlines, Credit Cards, US Airways | 0 comments

The US Airways Mastercard, issued by Barclays, is getting some changes in 2015, and mostly for the worse.  With the pending merger with American Airlines, the US Airways credit card is being renamed the American Airlines AAdvantage Mastercard and is realigning benefits with the Citi American Airlines card.  Below are the features being added and going away. New...

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Miles and Points for Sale

By on May 9, 2014 in American Airlines, Hyatt, US Airways | 0 comments

American Airlines AAdvantage American Airlines is currently offering up to 30% bonus miles until June 13, 2014.  The amount of the bonus depends on how many miles you buy.  Here is the chart that shows how many miles you get. Buying 60,000 will get you an additional 18,000 miles and cost you $1,808.75 which comes out to about $.023 per miles.  At this rate I would...

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AAdvantage Passport Challenge Game

By on Apr 27, 2014 in American Airlines, Promotions, US Airways | 0 comments

American Airlines has has a Facebook interactive “game” of sorts for their AAdvantage program where you can answer questions, play games, and share content for free miles.  There are different categories to the trivia and games like learning about American Airlines, the merger between American and US, and the oneworld alliance.  According to AA you can...

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