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Vintage Airline Seat Map: American Eagle Shorts 360

It’s time again for a little regional airline love in this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. Appearing below is an American Airlines (Eagle) Shorts 360 seen flying the skies in the early 1990s. Even before then, I recall them as a frequent sight at Chicago O’Hare when I sat along the runways airplane spotting.…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: American Eagle Saab 340B

It’s time for a little regional airline love in this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. Appearing below is the layout for an American Eagle Saab 340B (SF3) turboprop seen flying the skies in the early 1990s. Unlike all other Eagle aircraft flying at the time with row numbering beginning at “1,” American Airlines began…

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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel News: August 8, 2013

A sampling of industry news that caught my attention today: American Airlines plans to open a small Admirals Club in the remote American Eagle terminal at LAX in January 2014. I have no idea where it’ll go as the terminal is so small to begin with, and I hope it doesn’t become a cramped standing-room-only…

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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel News: July 31, 2013

A sampling of industry news that caught my attention today: A Delta Air Lines passenger abandoned several of his bags in Seattle to avoid paying $1,400 in overweight luggage fees. It created quite a stir at the airport and a co-author of the linked article later tweeted that it ended up being four out of…

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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel Industry News: September 20, 2012

United Airlines plans to layoff workers in Guam. A United spokesperson said the airline remains committed to Guam, but plans to close the contact center, outsource cargo operations and reduce airport staffing. The contact center and cargo department employ 48 and 42 people respectively. When Apple debuted the iPhone 5 last week and went through…

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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel Industry News: August 22, 2012

United Airlines released its planned international flying for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Leave it to FlyerTalk to have the details a mere hour or two after word was spread to internal employees. The actual domestic inaugural has yet to be announced. Sticking with United for a moment, a pilot accidentally deployed the emergency slide this…

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United’s virtual agent, Continental’s E+, American Eagle fined, bloated TSA, Hawaiian at JFK, bustling Boeing, Google Flight Search, Travelocity Q&A and ACE Rent-A-Car

In other airline, hotel and travel industry news this week… United Airlines has signed with Next IT to create a virtual assistant on United.com, similar to Continental’s “Ask Alex.” “Next IT will provide a natural, or every-day, language solution to create an exceptional customer experience for travelers using the website.” If you’re unfamiliar with “Ask…

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American Airlines taking strong control of the Los Angeles market with new service to 10 cities next month

Beginning April 5, 2011, American Airlines is adding the following ten destinations to their route offering from Los Angeles. All are operated by American’s wholly owned regional carrier American Eagle, with the exception of Shanghai, which is an American Flagship Boeing 777. Albuquerque, NM (ABQ – 3 flights daily) Boise, ID (BOI – 2 flights…

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