• American Airlines Boeing 777
    American

    Let’s drink: free drinks on American Main Cabin Extra are here!

    If you are at all involved in the world of miles and points, and more importantly, if you have any interest in flying American Airlines you’ve probably heard about their recent in-flight upgrades. Specifically, American announced late last year that they would be adding complimentary beer, wine, and spirits to their Main Cabin Extra (MCE) seats.  While the process of rolling this out has been confusingly drawn out, it was recently confirmed that on July 5, 2018 this new feature would be available. And here we are, July 5 — should I fly today just to make sure they followed through? While that won’t happen, I did have to book some travel on…

  • American Airlines Boeing 777
    American

    The terms to American’s status match are…stupid

    Over the coming weeks I will talk a lot about my upcoming move. In short, I have relocated with my work to the Washington DC area, a long time dream of mine, and what that means here is that a lot of my travel changes. I will still be traveling with the same frequency, but obviously out of a different airport. So the biggest thing I have to decide is where I want to keep, or shift, my loyalty. I alluded to this point earlier with my thought that maybe I’d transfer my loyalty from Delta to United.  That was with the thought that I’d be flying from Washington Dulles,…