My American Airlines Basic Economy Experience & Recommendations

The major US airlines have been making a big push to add basic economy options to their routes in an attempt to attract more customers who may not want to pay for some of the frills. All three carriers, Delta, United, and American, now offer some form of basic economy so I wanted to check it out on a flight and see what it was … Continue reading My American Airlines Basic Economy Experience & Recommendations

Progress Update on DFW Admirals Club Terminal A Renovations

It feels like the Admirals Club in Terminal A of the DFW airport has been under construction for quite sometime now. I don’t know about everyone else, but I have been receiving the reminder emails before every trip, and thus avoiding the Terminal A lounge in favor of the others. However, on a recent early morning flight I decided it was finally time to check … Continue reading Progress Update on DFW Admirals Club Terminal A Renovations

Our First Taste of the New Voodoo Ranger IPA and Christie Co. Cookies on American Airlines

American Airlines is now serving freshly baked cookies by the Christie Cookie Co. and Fat Tire Voodoo Ranger IPA on all of its domestic First Class flights, excluding flights operated by American Eagle. I was rather excited when I heard this news since these are the same cookies served by the DoubleTree hotels and I couldn’t wait for my chance to try them onboard. When … Continue reading Our First Taste of the New Voodoo Ranger IPA and Christie Co. Cookies on American Airlines

Going Old School: American Airlines 777-200 First Class – LAX DFW

The original plan for this trip involved a quick visit to Los Angeles and a 9:30 am Sunday departure back to DFW for a relaxing Sunday afternoon. However, approximately 10 minutes before boarding, as I was walking to my gate I heard the unfortunate news over the airport intercom that my flight had been delayed. At the time I didn’t think this was too big … Continue reading Going Old School: American Airlines 777-200 First Class – LAX DFW

American Airlines Airbus a319 First Class

Flight details Airline: American Airlines Aircraft: Airbus a319 Seat: 2C Time: 11:15 am Flight path: DFW-CMH Class: First Pre-flight & Boarding My flight left out of terminal C, but since I arrived at the airport a little early I decided to spend my time in the Terminal D Admirals Club courtesy of my Admirals Club pass. This is the international terminal and is significantly nicer … Continue reading American Airlines Airbus a319 First Class

American Airlines 77W Domestic Business Class Flight

Today we were lucky enough to fly on American Airlines 777-300 in their flagship business class seats. What made this even better was the fact that we were able to book it as economy. American is known for routinely flying their large wide body aircraft between their major hubs (i.e. DFW, JFK, LAX, MIA). When this happens they market their 3 class aircraft as two, … Continue reading American Airlines 77W Domestic Business Class Flight

American Airlines 767-300 Main Cabin Extra DFW-OGG

If you ask anyone they would probably tell you their top choice for air travel involves some form of first class. However, this isn’t always a feasible option, whether it’s related to points availability or pricing way out of your budget for the dates you need to fly. On these occasions there are still seats on the plane that can make for a significantly more comfortable … Continue reading American Airlines 767-300 Main Cabin Extra DFW-OGG

American Airlines MD-80 First Class CMH-DFW

I had just spent the weekend in Columbus visiting my girlfriend and arrived at the airport about an hour before my Sunday evening flight home. When booking my flight I used my American Airlines Platinum status to request an upgrade to first class between Columbus, OH (CMH) to Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW). My upgrade had been confirmed around 24 hours before my flight and since the … Continue reading American Airlines MD-80 First Class CMH-DFW