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Shouting at Dawdling Dumpers at the Miami Admirals Club Bathroom

A bit of potty humor for Friday. I was in an American Airlines Admirals Club in Miami this week, minding my own business, when I heard a loud, aggressive shout ricochet around the tiles, “Come on guys, you reading in there? There’s a line.” (That Admirals Club by D-30 is sprawling with small bathrooms. Not…

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US Airways MasterCards With 10k Annual Bonus Will Continue

US Airways credit cardholders that have versions of the card with an annual 10k miles bonus at account renewal received a nice email this morning, the first official statement that this benefit will continue to be a card benefit in 2015 and beyond. It is possible to receive the miles and cancel the card in…

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Is the New Citi Prestige Lounge Access Benefit Really That Generous For Families?

I recently got the Citi Prestige card through the in-branch 60k offer. It is a complicated card of many benefits, a number of which are changing October 19, 2014, summarized high-level here. The card has two airport lounge programs. First is American Airlines Admirals Club which is not changing. The Primary Cardholder, when traveling on…

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A Garfield Road Warrior Monday on Delta, JFK…LGA, AA…

Monday I slipped into the shower at 5 am Atlantic time at Knox’s Dam B&B on Prince Edward Island, Canada. Mistake 1: not checking flight status before the shower By the time I was fresh and ready to go and my wife starting to rise, I checked my phone to see it had been busy…

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Doug Parker Hearts Richard Anderson – Why I Stay Away from AA

The American Airlines-US Airways bloodbath has started. Over the past day, US Airways raised the price of its business class awards from US to North Asia, widely considered their best-value award, American Airlines has gutted their AAnytime Awards and removed free domestic gateway stopovers on awards. Over the past year I have gone back and…

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Please Facebook Share Only With Yourself – AAdvantage Passport Challenge

American Airlines’ AAdvantage Passport Challenge is a new facebook game that earns miles for plane flyers and keyboard jockeys. View from the Wing has a helpful walk-through. Filling out all the quizzes, shares, and likes I have earned 1,150 miles today, and hopefully not annoyed anyone. Earlier in the year, when Choice Privileges had an…

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