Also, I hate paying for things, and I love geeking out about routing rules. With AA, this is kind of a problem, as traditionally you needed a paid service to figure out AA's rules.Read more
On some routes, it's a bummer. And the fact that they were unlimited stopovers is incredible, but most people can't use unlimited stopovers. So you may find that this post makes the dead explorer award chart irrelevant, as there are routes that you can piece together for the same price.
First I'll go over some basics, some commonly accepted good uses, and then move into some advanced...Read more
In the midst of United's terrible devaluation, the value of American Airlines is more and more apparent. But less-obvious is a little known secret called AA's Explorer Award Chart.
I've written a TON about crazy United award routes and it seems fitting to start doing some AA routes on the first day of United's devaluation. The first place to start is this mysterious second "Explorer" award chart.Read more
Us Airways is now officially merging with American Airlines. And for the most part any changes to the final frequent flyer program are speculation.
Who’s award chart will they have? Will there be a devaluation? What will the routing rules be? Really… no one knows. I’m sure even the airlines are still figuring this out.
However, there have indeed been a few dates and plans made. Here is how it generally goes down:Read more