American Airlines Gets Rid of Close-in Booking Fees for All

The fee was waived for those with AAdvantage Gold, Platinum, Platinum Pro and Executive Platinum status. Now that seems to have changed, effective immediately. American Airlines has eliminated AAdvantage close-in booking fees altogether.


American Airlines and Qantas Get Early Approval for Joint Venture

American Airlines and Qantas have been given the U.S. government’s tentative approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016. The U.S. Department of Transportation on Monday issued an order tentatively approving the joint business agreement and granting antitrust immunity to the airlines covering international service. Once final approval is…