Citi AAdvantage 50k Offers End TOMORROW

The Citi / AAdvantage Platinum Select MasterCard is offering 50,000 bonus American Airlines miles after spending $3,000 in the first 3 months.

The CitiBusiness / AAdvantage Platinum Select World MasterCard is also offering 50,000 bonus American Airlines miles after spending $3,000 on the card in the first three months.

According to One Mile at a Time, both of these 50k bonus offers will end at some point tomorrow, so if you were thinking of applying for these do so now before the bonus drops. 

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The New AAdvantage Barclaycard: 40k AA Miles For One Purchase

The Barclaycard AAdvantage Aviator Red World Elite MasterCard is out and it comes with a super easy sign up bonus. You'll earn 40,000 American Airlines miles after your very first purchase and paying the $95 annual fee, which is essentially buying 40,000 American Airlines miles for $95 (or .23 cents each).

Right now it's easy to earn a ton of American Airlines miles, thanks to this new offer and the personal and business Citi AAdvantage cards that are each publicly offering 60,000 American Airlines miles for spending $3k in three months.

Cathay Pacific’s New A350 Route: Vancouver to Hong Kong (With Lots of Business Class Award Space)

Cathay Pacific will begin a new route between Vancouver and Hong Kong on March 28, 2017 flying an Airbus A350. The A350 will depart Vancouver and Hong Kong on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays mornings.

These are not Cathay Pacific's only flights between Vancouver and Hong Kong, but the first on the airline's new A350 (and the airline's first A350 flight to North America to boot). The A350 features 38 fully flat bed Business Class, 28 premium economy, and 214 economy seats.

Here is the layout of Business Class. As you can see, every seat has aisle access.

LATAM’s New Santiago-Melbourne Route Has Tons of Flat Bed Business Award Space

Beginning October 5, 2017, LATAM will fly a Boeing 787-9 three times a week on its first non-stop route to Australia, between Santiago, Chile and Melbourne, Australia.

Huge AAdvantage Changes: Revenue-Based Earning & Restructure of Elite Status

We have seen a lot of changes lately to American Airlines' frequent flyer program AAdvantage, like:

these alterations to how we get, maintain, and use the benefits of American Airlines' status
the massive devaluation to American Airlines' award redemption chart

About the same time we were informed of these things (late 2015), American Airlines also announced changes in the structure of how we earn miles that were planned to take affect in the second half of 2016.

Great, Super Cheap Qatar Business Class Space to Sydney for Four People

Qatar Airways begins flying between Doha and Sydney on March 1, 2016. It is releasing 4 Business Class seats in both directions on many flights that you can book for only 45,000 American Airlines miles each way!

Qatar is a member of the oneworld alliance, meaning that its award space can be booked with American Airlines miles, British Airways and Iberia Avios, Cathay Pacific Asia Miles, and many more programs' miles.

Anatomy of an Award: India to United States in Etihad First Class Apartment

In May, I booked myself an award in an Etihad A380 First Class Apartment for January 2016. I am looking forward to flying the spacious suite with a couch/bed and separate seat from Abu Dhabi to New York.

Great Flat Bed Award Space on New West Coast to Europe Flight for Cheaper than They Say

British Airways is launching a new route from San Jose to London on May 4, 2016.

The new route will be flown by a 787-9 Dreamliner with flat beds in Business and First Classes.

Complete Guide to Redeeming American Airlines Miles

This year I've written the Complete Guide to Redeeming American Airlines miles. It is spread across 14 parts.