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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel News: August 29-30, 2013

A brief sampling of industry news from the past two days that caught my attention: American Airlines and US Airways won a mini-battle against the Justice Department today, as a judge ruled that a March start date for the antitrust trial as requested by the DOJ was “too far off.” The trial is expected to…

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Going for the American Airlines AAdvantage Platinum elite challenge

Last week I mentioned I was going for Gold status with American Airlines in their AAdvantage frequent flyer program. Having basically locked-in renewing my 1K status with United Airlines, my addictive behavior for flying even more is getting the better of me and I’m starting this week to fly American for the first time since…

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