A New Business Class Seat You Can Use American Airlines Miles For

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Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community InsideFlyer.com, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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  1. I dont know which analogy to use when trying to explain that money spent by the Federal government for a state or city is still paid by the state or city, not the federal govt. Especially in the US, where every big state and big city gets multiple federal govt projects.
    In the case of the airport, landing fees and passenger taxes are increased to pay for the massive airport structure expenditure, while seats and airplane features must be minimized to offset the mandatory fees and taxes to charge competitive airfares.

  2. Just what MIA needs, more Fed $$ that’ll somehow wound up in the hands of friends, relatives and lobbyists of airport string pullers. (Dade County Commissioners).
    Just look at abomination that became concourse D.

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