Tag Archives: America

Airlines Adding More Flights To Accommodate Super Bowl Fans

Airlines are adding dozens of flights to serve Phoenix in order to accommodate the large crowds flooding the city for Super Bowl weekend. Travelers are expected to stream into the city weekend between Friday, Jan. 30, and Monday, Feb. 2. United Airlines, is adding 55 flights, including two new routes, to accommodate Super Bowl fans. Alaska, Delta, Jet Blue and American are also adding extra flights to provide flights to the influx of travelers.

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American Airlines adding 4 routes from LAX

This fall American Airlines will offer four new routes from Los Angeles International Airport to Edmonton, Alberta; San Antonio; Tampa and Vancouver, British Columbia. The routes will be flown by a combination of American and US Airways Express.

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New carry-on size limits

American, Delta, and United have updated their carry-on size requirements. The new limits allow your carry-on bag to be a maximum width of 14 inches, length of 22 inches, and a depth of 9 inches.

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American and US Airways to Merge Frequent Flier Programs in 2015

American Airlines and US Airways will combine the balance of mileage for those frequent fliers who have accounts with both airlines come 2015. Starting this Wednesday, June 11, both airlines will extend same-day upgrade benefits to their elite level frequent travelers when flying on either carrier.

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American Airlines prepares for its first Dreamliner

American Airlines pilots are currently training at American’s training center in Texas for the launch of the Boeing 787 or Dreamliner. American will receive their first delivery of the 787 in November, with passenger flights beginning early next year. The Dreamliner boasts improved fuel efficiencies and can fly long range, making it economical for international routes. In the anticipation of the new aircraft, dozens of American pilots will train in the Dreamliner simulator and learn the nuances of the controls before they can fly the real plane. The plane will be tested first on domestic routes before going into international service.