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A flight ticket on your Mobile phone

American Airlines started selling tickets on mobile phones at the U.S., Puerto Rico and Barcelona airports. American Airlines customers traveling from New York’s JFK Airport, San Juan, Puerto Rico and Barcelona (Spain) can be billed through their mobile phones without having to print their boarding passes, the company reported.

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United and American battle for China’s skies

The stage appears to be set for United and American Airlines to battle for supremacy in Chinese airspace. United currently has the most services between China and the United States, but American is making a big push for the market. In April, American will begin a direct, daily flight between Chicago and Shanghai. Chicago also happens to be United’s home …

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American adds gay and lesbian section to website

American Airlines has added a new link to its travel website that is aimed at gay and lesbian travelers. Called AAVacations.com/rainbow, the site allows gay and lesbian travelers to book tickets, accommodation, car rental and package tours online to destinations known to be popular or of particular interest to the LGBT community. Marketing manager George Carrancho said the site was …

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American changes in-flight food options

American Airlines has announced it will be changing its in-flight food options just in time for the busy winter travel season. The airline will introduce new snack boxes that passengers can purchase during the flight. They will be available on flights with a duration of more than three hours and take place between the hours of 5 am and 9 …

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American is animal friendly

American Airlines has recently been recognized by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (P.E.T.A.) with one of the organization’s “Glitterbox” Awards. The accolade is given to companies with advertisements that P.E.T.A. believes present animals in a positive fashion. Conversely, P.E.T.A. also has a “Litterbox” Award for ads that do the exact opposite. American’s ad, called “Answering Machine”, shows a …

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New route to Japan from American

American Airlines has begun a new direct service from its hub in Dallas/Ft Worth International Airport to Osaka, Japan. The flight will take off once every day, and be served by the wide body Boeing 777 jet used primarily for long-distance flights such as these. American’s executive vice president of marketing Dan Garton believes Osaka is a key Asian market.

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American starts operations from new Dallas terminal

American Airlines started flights this weekend from the new terminal D at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport in Texas. Officials at the airport are calling the new international terminal the most easy-to-use and efficient in the country, hoping it will benefit passengers. They have also said that the terminal is already attracting new business and leisure travelers from around the world.

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American introduces Confirmed Flight Change

Dallas-based American Airlines has begun a new service that lets customers get a confirmed seat when they are standing by for a flight. Confirmed Flight Change will enable passengers to confirm a seat on a different flight on the same day, within three hours of the scheduled departure time of the alternate flight. Seat confirmation will be given at a …

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