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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel News: August 16, 2013

A brief sampling of industry news that caught my attention today: Earlier this week, American Airlines offered a fast-track to elite status that was quickly removed by the airline after it became apparent that many non-targeted travelers were successful in registering for the campaign. AAdvantageGeek got the lowdown on whether those who signed up will…

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Frontier Airlines: If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them

As many of you know, I typically focus on legacy airlines when reporting on news, but something shocked me earlier today by Frontier Airlines that warrants a post and apology for a tweet I sent out: My initial reaction was shock because I still hold Frontier in a class above Spirit and Allegiant, who basically…

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Insightful Remarks From Spirit Airlines’ Chief Marketing Officer

Barry Biffle, Spirit’s chief marketing officer, spoke at the Association of Travel Marketing Executives conference today in Miami. I wasn’t there, but it sort of felt like I was reading Henry Harteveldt’s real-time Twitter updates from the event. Henry, if you don’t follow him, is a veteran airline and travel industry analyst working for Hudson…

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