Tag Archives: American Airlines

Four U.S. airports to open automated security lanes this fall

Four major U.S. airports plan to speed up security checks by automating the distribution of bins for travelers’ carry-on bags, the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and American Airlines Group Inc said on Tuesday.

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American Airlines Taps Maneet Chauhan, Sam Choy for New In-Flight Menus

Taking a cue from what Danny Meyer did for Delta, American Airlines is the latest to employ celebrity chefs to elevate its in-flight meals beyond tiny bags of pretzels.

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American Airlines to Launch Los Angeles-Hong Kong in September

American Airlines (AA) confirmed today the launch of a new route between Los Angeles (LAX) and Hong Kong, the sixth international destination served by the carrier from LAX.

The new service, scheduled to start service on September 7, will be flown on American’s three-class Boeing 777-300ER, which boasts the carrier’s top cabin products, similar to those offered by its competitor in the route, Cathay Pacific Airways.

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New American Airlines Uber Partnership: Free Ride for Executive Platinums and Triple Miles on Uber

In the summer of 2014 United introduced Uber-integration for its mobile app.

Now American Airlines has partnered with Uber as well, introduced with two promotions. The app-integration provides for:

  • Integration with the American mobile app.
  • Ride reminders.

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U.S. airlines get permission to operate in daytime at Tokyo Haneda

The United States and Japan reached a deal Thursday on allocating slots for international flights at Tokyo’s close-to-downtown Haneda Airport.

The deal opens up more favorable flight times for U.S. carriers, which so far have been restricted to flights that depart or arrive mostly during unpopular overnight hours.

Reuters reports the deal would “give Japanese and U.S. carriers five new slots each between 0600 and 2300, and cut the number of slots between 2200 and 0700 from four to one, Japan’s Ministry of Land Infrastructure and Land said in a news release.”

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