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An American Airlines 777-200 at Chicago O’Hare (Photo: Greg Linton)

Opinion: Gaining American Airlines Elite Status Made Me Less Loyal

For my entire traveling career of nearly 10 years, I’ve managed to never attain elite status on any airline that I’ve flown on. As a frequent traveler and avid reader of travel blogs, I’ve noticed the disparency between regular passengers and those with elite status but didn’t care enough to seek out or be mad that I didn’t have status. It seemed a perk that would be nice, but one I could do without and have been for quite a…

American Airlines Announces New Shuttle Service and Additional Routes

American Airlines recently announced that it would be launching its newest shuttle service between Chicago's O'Hare Airport and New York's La Guardia Airport starting on April 4 later this year. Along with the shuttle announcement, the Dallas-based airline announced the additions of another six destinations bringing their total new flights…