New Rules For American AAdvantage Awards That Include JetBlue [Roundup]

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  1. Maxie Dean, unless something has changed, trans-Atlantic flights had been an express carve out from the agreement. Do an award search on AA for Boston to London and go into calendar mode. Scroll through the months. You’ll find that Jet Blue is not an available airline choice.

  2. @Lee – absolutely and that is what I always understood to be the restriction . Just found it interesting that what Gary posted from AA only mentioned JFK transatlantic.

  3. Speaking of BOS to LHR, if it is of interest, AA has access to BA first class award inventory (Z). On most other BA routes, partner access to its first class award inventory is nonexistent.

  4. I would want to know what that bulge is too. Is it real or a sick. Can he do the same to me. How much does that fiddling cost the pax. In the porn industry they call the tsa agent a fluffer. One who gets the guy excited for the take off

  5. I don’t find the pat down amusing. The dude has a cochlear implant and can’t use the regular screening. This is how they treat challenged / disabled people? Change that young guy to a woman or minority or a combination of them and my guess is that there isn’t amusing takes.

    It’s humiliating for anyone. It’s unnecessary in any case especially when the tsa hourly workers so commonly fail at their own august / tests.

    If it’s funny for this dude, then it is funny when it is your 90 year old grandma in a wheel chair.

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