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American Airlines to Debut International Premium Economy in November

American Airlines, the world’s largest airline, will be the first U.S. carrier to offer a true premium economy cabin as opposed to a premium economy lite offering that merely provides extra legroom and additional seat recline.

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American Airlines planning big cloud adoption

Dive Brief:

  • American Airlines Group Inc. announced it is planning to move more parts of its business to the cloud soon, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal.
  • The airline wants to move its customer website, which saw an average of 1.2 million visitors daily over the summer, to the cloud, in addition to several other applications.
  • American CIO Maya Leibman told The Wall Street Journal that the airline is evaluating services from Amazon, IBM and Microsoft to compare costs, service levels and terms and conditions in contracts. The airline plans to select the provider “within months.”

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Loyalty only goes so far as American Airlines, others revamp rewards programs

When the first frequent flier programs were introduced in the early 1980s, customers had their choice of some two dozen airlines when looking to buy a ticket.

Loyalty programs were just that — a way to reward customers and keep them coming back, even if another competitor offered a cheaper or more convenient flight.

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LocusLabs Launches Turn-by-Turn Navigation at LAS for American Airlines

APEX Insight: Travelers roaming through the terminals of McCarran International Airport can now find the most direct route to their boarding gate or the California Pizza Kitchen with LocusLabs’ blue-dot navigation available through American Airlines’ mobile application.

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American Airlines adds three DFW routes to vacation sites next summer

American Airlines is adding a trio of new seasonal routes from DFW International Airport to destinations in Europe and Hawaii starting in 2017, the company said Thursday.

The service will be the only direct flights out of DFW to both Rome and Amsterdam.

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